|Doesn't look like much!|
|There have been far more yellow bird's nests this year than last, with them |
spread thinly across the entire site
|Very sad to see these nationally scarce plants eaten!|
|The only narrow-lipped helleborine that had survived |
being nibbled (that I could find)
I told Bug Mad Girl about ghost orchids and she got very excited and decided we could definitely find one (you can't fault her optimism!) It is extremely unlikely that a ghost orchid would actually flower in this wood, but you never know, so we couldn't resist going out a couple of time to search for them.
|Bug Mad Girl hunting ghosts!|
You can find out more about the organised search for ghost orchids and see some pictures of them at http://www.ghostorchidproject.co.uk/.