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2014 Wildlife spotters in the Midlands

We're tracking the wildlife that's been spotted at our places, we'd love to see what you have spotted and where. Send us your photos using #ntmidlands or email them to midlandsfacebook@nationaltrust.org.uk and we'll add them to our board.


2014 Wildlife spotters in the Midlands

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Can you spot the stag? Gabriele Neher did at Calke Abbey on 19 October

Calke Abbey

History Museum

90-138 Main St.
Ticknall , Derbyshire

+44 1332 863822

This lovely looking species is a Shaggy Pholiota taken in the Peak District by Mark Leah on 19 October

Peak District National Park

Nature Preserve

Heathersage

This unusually shaped fungus lives at Lyveden New Bield and was photographed by Marie Porter on 21 September

Lyveden New Bield

Other Great Outdoors

+44 1832 205358

Also on 19 October, Gabriele Neher took this image at Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

History Museum

90-138 Main St.
Ticknall , Derbyshire

+44 1332 863822

This fungus was spotted at Calke Abbey by Emma Olechniewicz on 19 October

Calke Abbey

History Museum

90-138 Main St.
Ticknall , Derbyshire

+44 1332 863822

Thanks to Valerie Palmer Avison who photographed this Dragonfly at Clumber Park on 21 September

Clumber Park

Park

Clumber Park
Worksop , Nottinghamshire

+44 1909 544917

This beautiful fungus is called Amethyst Deceiver and was seen in the Peak District by Mark Leah

Edale

Village

A rather dramatic image capturing Glistening Inkcap mushrooms by Mark Leah at Fullwood Spinney at the end of August 2014

Edale

Village

This Oyster mushroom was taken in Fullwood Spinney in the Peak District, August 2014 by Mark Leah

Edale

Village

The Peak District is home to lots of different species of fungus and this one, called Honey Fungus was also taken by Mark Leah

Edale

Village

This beautiful fungus is called Amethyst Deceiver and was seen in the Peak District by Mark Leah

Edale

Village

Fungi at Lyveden New Bield sent by Marie Porter on 21 September

Lyveden New Bield

Valerie Palmer Avison took this dragonfly image at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire on 21 September

Clumber Park

Park

Clumber Park
Worksop , Nottinghamshire

+44 1909 544917

Volunteer photographer, Jill, captured this meadow brown butterfly on the Gunby Eryngium (sea holly) this week. Visit us to see what wildlife and interesting plants you can spot at Gunby Hall and Gardens.

Gunby Hall

Park

A158
Lincolnshire , Lincolnshire

+44 1754 890102

Golden Poppies are the state flower of California. However, these beauties can be spotted at Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire. 26 June 2014

Hanbury Hall NT

Palace

This almost fully fledged Peregrine Chick and has been spotted. Thanks to the team at Shropshire Hills for sharing this on their Facebook page this week_ W/C 23 June 2014.

Shropshire Hills

Our volunteer Ornithologists and Jana Melichar spotted these Barn Owl Chicks one evening last week at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire. W/C 23 June 2014

Charlecote Park (NT)

Park

Charlecote
Wellesbourne Hastings , Warwickshire

+44 1789 470277

Tiny cranberry flowers are also adorning the Dark Peak. Thanks to Carl Hawke for this picture. 5 June 2014

Edale

Village

Have you been able to spot some of this pretty Heath Bedstraw whilst out on the Peak Moors? Thanks again to Carl Hawke 13 June 2014.

Edale

Village

Thank you to Carl Hawke for this picture of a Latticed Heath Moth. This was spotted whilst Carl was out in the High Peak area on 13 June 2014.

Edale

Village

Burnet Moth on Scabious plant in the shrubberies at Croome, photo by Tracey Blackwell.

Croome Park

Park

High Green
Worcester , Worcestershire

An Iris spotted at Packwood by Lucy Teagu

Packwood House

Monument / Landmark

Packwood Lane
Lapworth , Warwickshire

+44 1564 782024

Beautiful Peonies at Attingham Park, spotted by Isobel Evans.

Attingham Park

Historic Site

Attingham Park
Shrewsbury , Shropshire

+44 1743 708123

Dicentra at Calke Abbey, by Rachael Oliver

Calke Abbey

History Museum

90-138 Main St.
Ticknall , Derbyshire

+44 1332 863822

Common Catsear meadow flowers, spotted at Wightwick Manor by Isobel Evans

Wightwick Manor

Historic Site

Wightwick Bank
West Midlands , West Midlands

+44 1902 761400