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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

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

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

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    An Iris spotted at Packwood by Lucy Teagu

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    Beautiful Peonies at Attingham Park, spotted by Isobel Evans.

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    Dicentra at Calke Abbey, by Rachael Oliver

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

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