Tag Archives: phenology

TrackATree three and four – the suspense is building up

10 March and 18 March 2015 Two-in-one this time – aren’t you lucky;) It’s an incredibly frustrating time at the moment. The buds are bursting – or are they? A surprisingly subtle process. I keep pointing my binoculars up at … Continue reading

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TrackATree second coming – where I brave snow’s ghost

4 March 2015 I rushed out there for my second census a couple of days late, but as soon as I came back from my time away. Tuesday woke up freezing and covered in snow – not just the Sidlaw … Continue reading

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TrackATree 2015 – the first outing

We are back on Track-ATree (I told you all about it last year, remember?) !!! They’ve been chivvying us on to start our census early – since there are some early signs of spring out there already with the mild … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 3: I take advantage of the evening sun and make my first online submission

To shake things up a little, I took my sites in reverse order yesterday. Sky was still grey when I set off but the late evening sun managed to break through. So I got a couple of sunny pics and … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 2: I develop tree bud obsession and reward myself with duck eggs

After my first week in the field, I seem to have developed a slightly disturbing obsession with budburst – scanning the trees and bushes for the signs wherever I go. Professional hazard for an amateur phenologist, I guess;) It felt … Continue reading

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