Bat Training Session

Bat Training Event 2019

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We are holding this year’s annual EcoNorth bat training session on Tuesday 26th March at Morpeth Riverside! The training will be starting at 20:00 and we hope to finish by 22:30. During our training session we will be walking along the River Wansbeck and within Carlisle Park with bat detectors so you should get a […]

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12 Days of Robin Facts, by Laura Parsons, Assistant Ecologist, EcoNorth

The 12 Days of Robin Facts

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Day 12: Robins can have between 2-3 broods in the same year, having a clutch of 5-7 eggs each time.  It takes just 1 month from laying, incubating and hatching for a robin to fledge the nest. http://mygarden.rhs.org.uk/blogs/miranda_hodgson/archive/2013/02/20/how-to-tell-a-male-robin-from-a-female-robin.aspx

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12 Days of Robin Facts, by Laura Parsons, Assistant Ecologist, EcoNorth

The 12 Days of Robin Facts

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Day 10: The robin has evolved to follow wild boar whilst they meander through the forest disturbing the ground.  However, as wild boar are mostly absent from the UK, its survival often depends on finding the next best thing…human gardeners. Photo credit: RSPB https://www.theenglishgarden.co.uk/top-picks/bird-month-robin/

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The 12 Days of Robin Facts

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Day 6: Robins are fiercely territorial.  In fact 10% of robin deaths are due to males defending their patch of ‘turf’. Photo credit: Colin Tudge https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1099647/Robin-redbreasts-symbols-Christmas-sweetness-bloodthirsty-killers.html

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