The Amazing Biodiversity of the Sid Valley

PUBLISHED: 17:17 03 November 2020

Honey Bee on Verbena bonariensis Picture: Chris Triner

Honey Bee on Verbena bonariensis Picture: Chris Triner

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All these photos were taken in the Sid Valley; what an incredible abundance of wildlife we have.

Roe Deer on the Sid Picture: Charles SinclairRoe Deer on the Sid Picture: Charles Sinclair

But how many have you seen?

For me the most elusive species is the adder, I have never seen one, but this individual was caught on camera on Mutters Moor by Robin Fuller. These species are just the tip of the iceberg, there are thousands more to observe and record.

We have represented some of the most well-known groups of living organisms. Thank you to all the photographers who have contributed their pictures and spent their time patiently observing the natural world.

The Sid Valley Biodiversity Group aims to care for and enhance the habitats within our environment to benefit this wildlife, ensuring the Sid Valley is a rich and exciting place for us all to live.

Southern Hawker Dragonfly Picture: Charles SinclairSouthern Hawker Dragonfly Picture: Charles Sinclair

Why not join us in the discovery of our fellow organisms by emailing: sidvalleybiodiversity@yahoo.com

Small Copper in Gilchrist Field Picture: Charles SinclairSmall Copper in Gilchrist Field Picture: Charles Sinclair

Otter on the Sid Picture: Simon HornOtter on the Sid Picture: Simon Horn

Angular Crab on the Town beach Picture: Sue NicholsonAngular Crab on the Town beach Picture: Sue Nicholson

Bee Orchid Picture: Charles SinclairBee Orchid Picture: Charles Sinclair

Black Bryony Picture: Sheila MeadesBlack Bryony Picture: Sheila Meades

Dipper Picture: Robin FullerDipper Picture: Robin Fuller

Adder on Mutters Moor Picture: Robin FullerAdder on Mutters Moor Picture: Robin Fuller

Common Toad Picture: Jan MetcalfCommon Toad Picture: Jan Metcalf

Golden Rod Crab Spider Picture: Chris TrinerGolden Rod Crab Spider Picture: Chris Triner


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