Speckled Wood on Bramble
Howardian
Local Nature Reserve

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Year end Data Digest 2015
Boxes and Tubes    First Survey 2009    Survey Routine   
Data  2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017  

Seventh Year of Monitoring

This seventh year has seen a drop in numbers our May/Nov 2014 count was 54 but the 2015 figure is only 34, 63% of last years annual total. September saw our highest number of 13. Our heaviest Dormouse was in October at 24gms and lightest August 36gms for a group of 4 youngsters.

Howardian Local Nature Reserve
  Dormouse with white bib
Howardian Local Nature Reserve Dormouse nest Survey Data 2015

MonthNests Dormice ♂    J   Y
April 4 3 n/a n/a n/a   n/a
May 6 3 2 1 -   -
June 7 1 - 0 1   -
July 8 2 1 1 -   -
August 8 3 1 - 2   -
September 9 13 3 2 -   -
October 12 9 - 1 12   -
♂ = Adult Male, ♀ = Adult Female, J = Juvenile, Y = Young

Box Surveys

Surveys were monthly April to October, contents recorded and registered with The County Ecologist, SeWBREC, NRW and NDMP.
The May survey found Tits had nested in 30, 57% of the boxes. Heaviest dormouse 24gms in October and lightest 11gms in September

Howardian Local Nature Reserve Blue Tit chicks in nest.
All photographs have been taken on the reserve © Friends of Howardian LNR

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