Can you tell the difference between a house martin, sand martin and swallow?

With the trees in their Springtime flourish and the river thriving from recent downpours, the Falls of Clyde reserve becomes more picturesque by the day. Complimenting this, the native birds are a sight to behold.

Sand martin (c) Margaret Holland

Sand martin (c) Margaret Holland

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Volunteers sought to explore historic Clyde Walkway

Help record forgotten archaeology and stories between Larkhall, Law and the historic Clyde Walkway this summer by volunteering with Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP) Heritage.

Helping to uncover history in the Clyde and Avon Valleys (c) Paul Murtagh

Helping to uncover history in the Clyde and Avon Valleys (c) Paul Murtagh

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Luxury Badger Safari

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Special visits, special nests and extra special teamwork!

The sunshine has brought a burst of new colour onto the reserve; bright green leaves, glistening waters and a multitude of radiant wildflowers. This arrival of new shapes and shades has been accompanied by our fascination and determination to identify each species. Butterflies have been spreading their wings in the sunshine, bullfinches enjoyed perching beside the pond and a yellowhammer’s song graced the meadow. ┬áThe week has flown by, but as they say, time flies when you’re having fun!

River Clyde gorge (c) Michael Moores

River Clyde gorge (c) Michael Moores

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Spring is here and so are some of our wildflower – Part 3

The recent sunshine and showers have brought out even more wildflowers along the boardwalk and around the reserve! Recently we’ve been seeing: Welsh Poppies, Water Forget-Me-Not, Pignut, Germander Speedwell, Greater Stitchwort, Red Campion, Goldilocks Buttercup, Bluebells, and Sanicle

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