The ramblings of the warden of this reserve on the Lizard peninsula in west Cornwall, UK, comprising 205 acres of grassland, heathland, arable fields, willow scrub and ponds. It is jointly owned by Cornwall Bird-Watching and Preservation Society and Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Interspersed with the latest news and sightings you will find my retrospective blog outlining the development of the reserve. Please note this is a personal, unofficial account and is not necessarily endorsed by the owners.
Friday, 3 August 2012
Have you seen Erica?
Cornish Heath (Erica vagans) grows only on the Lizard peninsula
Bell Heather (Erica cinerea)
Mixture of Bell Heather and Cross-leaved Heath (Erica tetralix)
Mixture of Western Gorse (Ulex gallii) and Cornish Heath