Murphys Notice Board

This page was inspired by Colin Bowlt. The trust realised that he had been putting up notices on the noticeboard by Murphy’s Field. We thought these should be accessible to a wider audience, so began to post them online here too.

Cuckoos : May 2015

Cuckoos are a fast declining species in our area, and also generally in Britain.  Nobody really knows why.  Probably most of us can remember hearing the Cuckoo in spring even if we didn’t see them (they can be remarkably elusive for such a large bird).  Only birds passing through our area have been heard in …

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Ivy : October 2014

On the northern side of Murphy’s Field, Ivy can be seen in flower at eye level. Ivy flowers in the autumn when most other plants have finished. The flowers have greenish petals that bend right back to form a ball, looking like a berry, with five yellow anthers on top. Being one of the few …

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