We have worked with 'Get Wild About Devon' to create a wildlife fact sheet.
We have also worked with Sandy and Rod at 'Treasure Trails Devon' to integrate the fact sheet with a treasure trail for guests. Watch the blog for more information.
With the help of Andy Cudmore and Norman Briden from the 'Devon Bird watching and Preservation Society' we have compiled a bird survey to help us look at the birds visiting Millbrook.
They also saw Beautiful Demoiselle and Common Blue Damselflies, Broad Bodied Chaser Dragonfly, Common Blue and Small White Butterflies.
Butterflies - Small White, Meadow Brown, Cinnabar Moth, Gatekeeper, Ringlet, Red Admiral, Large White, Small Skipper and Speckled Wood.
Emperor & Southern Hawker Dragonflies.
Common Blue, Blue Tailed, Beautiful Demoiselle, Large Red and Azure Damselflies.
No Butterflies were seen (too cold!)
Butterflies - Holly Blue, Large White, Orange Tip, Small White, Speckled Wood
Damselflies - Azure, Beautiful Demoiselle, Common Blue, Large Red
They commented about badger activity in the top meadow near the wood. They observed very recent (probably a couple of hours old) badger runs, recent digging and bedding replacement activity and said it would appear that an active sett is in the immediate area of the wood.
In addition our guests have also seen: