The Burn of Beaquoy

The Burn of Beaquoy

The Burn of Beaquoy - UK and Ireland : Most recent addition 23 Sept. .. About 30 metres by 20 metres. Oh what fun I have getting the Grid r

Most recent addition 23 Sept.
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About 30 metres by 20 metres.
Oh what fun I have getting the Grid references correct to 1 metre but now I have found the centre of the zone, I can plot each siting absolutely correct to one metre. It is really worth the effort.
I do not need to use the Tag (beaquoy1) as observations made INSIDE the zone ONLY are collected.
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A delightful, small, unmanaged zone, close to the road. A (currently dry) upland streamway with banks of calluna heath, extending to a semi-agricultural landscape.
Willow (Salix pentandra) cuttings placed in 2011/12 and now forming soft, green, sheltered, low woodland. Compare Pictures 1 and 2 - 9 year's difference but with the Dune Willow (Salix hookeriana) in both..
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A good range of organisms with stream invertebrates, wet meadow plants with some hardy upland herbs. I am not certain what Winter 'will bring'
The 16th. and 25th Aug. (two visiting hours) were a delight of mild winds, fierce sunshine, scabious, willow herbs, sneezewort and loads of hoverflies - there will be a LOT more over the seasons
Half an hour from home by car. Perhaps the beginnings of a demanding project or somewhere I can do low-level quiet and personal habitat research - it depends on my mood.

DO look at the Location map and DRAG the yellow 'man' to the roadway, find the bridge..
Try this at your home site sometime

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Off we go...
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16 Aug 2018
dejayM