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We are now recruiting for this year's County Wildlife Site trainee

Added: 7th March 2016

We are now recruiting for this year's County Wildlife Site trainee

We are now recruiting for this year's county wildlife site trainee scheme - a brilliant opportunity to gain experience in the ecology sector.

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Devon Willow Tit project

Added: 5th November 2015

Devon Willow Tit project

This week at DBRC, we have started working on the Devon Willow Tit project. Volunteer Lucy Franks, who will be working on the project 2 days a week started here this week looking for sites across Devon which may be suitable Willow Tit habitat. Devon Birds, Devon Biodiversity Records...

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Ivy bees around at the moment

Added: 1st October 2015

Ivy bees around at the moment

Thank you to Stephen Carroll for sending in these photos of Ivy Bees Colletes hederae seen in Exmouth. This is a fairly recently arrived and spreading bee species. It can occur in large numbers, as it was at Exmouth, and forages almost exclusively on Ivy. These beautiful bees are not a...

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Elephant Hawk-moth caterpillars

Added: 23rd September 2015

Elephant Hawk-moth caterpillars

Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor caterpillars can been seen at the moment as they are moving down to the ground to pupate. These caterpillars were photographed by Will Metcalf at Cheriton Fitzpaine on 19 09 15 The Elephant part of the name comes from the trunk-like section just behind the head which can...

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Blackdown Hills volunteers

Added: 9th September 2015

Blackdown Hills volunteers

Welcome to Laura and Tom who have joined us for a couple of weeks from the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures project. They will be in for a couple of days this week and next to enter some of the data they have collected on their surveys in the AONB. ...

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Dormouse photos

Added: 26th August 2015

Dormouse photos

Ellie was lucky enough to see these dormice when she went out yesterday with Stephen Carroll whilst he was doing his dormouse box checks for the National Dormouse monitoring programme. They found one male and a female with 3 young. Ahh.....

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