Eye-Spy Spring 2021 – your sightings in Sussex

27th January 2021

The early signs of spring are a wonderful sight – especially during the Covd-19 lockdown. Here are sightings you’ve been sharing with CPRE Sussex.

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning Monday 25 January

 

First snowdrops | © Fay Stebbings

 

Early primroses | © Fay Stebbings

 

Peacock butterfly briefly emerged from hibernation into bright winter sunshine

 

Daffodils emerging | Lesley Wilson

 

First hellibore in garden | Lesley Wilson

 

Magpie seen collecting twigs for its nest

 

Week beginning Monday 1 February

Robin basking in the sunshine | © Simon Malik

 

Hazel catkins

 

 

Rain on purple crocus | © Simon Malik

 

Rain on snowdrop | © Simon Malik

 

Song thrush heard singing

 

Week beginning Monday 8 February 

Despite the snow, there are more signs of spring.

 

Spring snow in the Weald | © Steve Wilson

 

Snowflake | © Simon Malik

 

Hazel catkins | © Steve Wilson

 

Hawthorn leaves | © Simon Malik
Dog rose leaves | © Simon Malik

 

Hazel leaves | © Simon Malik

 

Hazel catkins | © Simon Malik

 

Week beginning Monday 15 February

 

Icicles in spring | © Simon Malik

 

Great tit singing

 

Cyclamen | © Simon Malik

 

Collared doves at bird table | © Simon Malik

 

Jasmine | © Simon Malik

 

Dunnock heard singing

 

Honeysuckle | © Simon Malik

 

Robin with food | © Simon Malik

 

Week beginning Monday 23 February

Dandelion flower

 

Frogs

 

Skylark singing

 

Week beginning Monday 1 March

Lesser celandine

 

Frogspawn

 

Dwarf daffodils

 

Lungwort | Claire Lloyd

 

Camellia | Claire Lloyd

 

Camellia | Claire Lloyd

 

Hyacinths | Claire Lloyd

 

Daffodils | Claire Lloyd

 

Primula | Claire Lloyd

 

Snowdrops | Claire Lloyd

 

Crocus | Claire Lloyd

 

Crow versus buzzard | © Simon Malik

 

Week beginning Monday 8 March

Rosemary | © Simon Malik

 

Fieldfare feeding before migration | © Simon Malik

 

Fieldfare feeding before migration | © Simon Malik

 

Chaenomeles blossom | © Simon Malik

 

Week beginning Monday 15 March

Daffodils | © Richard Gravett

 

Daffodils | © Richard Gravett

 

Primula | © Richard Gravett

 

Raindrops on primula | © Richard Gravett

 

Week beginning Monday 22 March

Buff-tailed bumblebee

 

Brimstone

 

Red admiral

 

Week beginning Monday 29 March

Chiffchaff singing – early spring migrant

 

Cuckoo flower

 

Blackcap singing

 

Week beginning Monday 5 April

 

Cowslip

 

Swallows have arrived

 

Spring is here! 

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The legacy of Ethel’s vision and determination lives on thanks to the continued efforts of the Friends of the Peak District, and she remains an inspiration to everyone within CPRE