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News from the Forest of Marston Vale

Posted On: 21 Oct 2021   |   Posted By: Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Peter Meadows has suggested that the following news items from the Forest of Marston Vale may be of particular interest to members:
There is a list of their May wildlife sightings.
This should perhaps be more accurately titled ‘May bird sightings', but there is clearly much more than birds to be seen in the park, as the second item reveals:
Dazzling dragons and damsels - a guide to these wetland wonders
A total of 11 species of dragonfly and eight damselfly species have been recorded at the park in recent years, and this article gives some information about their lifecycle, and the differences between them.
Featured photo of an Emerald Damselfly in Tattenhoe Park 21.06.16 © Harry Appleyard, from the MKNHS archive

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