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

 

First hellibore in garden

 

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