The grey wagtail is a year round resident here at Wellington. Particularly seen in Prince’s Quad and by Swan Lake, it is characterised by its wagging tail and grey and yellow plumage. They have a distinctive bobbing flight pattern.
Month: January 2021
This small finch is a resident at Wellington where it can be seen amongst the quads and gardens. Often in large family flocks called Charms, they will descend en masse to feed on seeds and buds on plants.
The Roe Deer is shy and secretive, spending its days at Wellington hidden up in the woods, where it browses on young trees, new leaves and grasses.
Introduction to Welly Wildlife
Mark Dodd, Grounds and Gardens Manager, and Kat Dahl, teacher and conservationist, will give an illustrated talk about the College’s wonderful wildlife and its conservation.
Wellington College Grounds and Gardens Manager, Mark Dodd, and teacher and conservationist, Kat Dahl, will take us on a tour of the College gardens and nature reserve, sharing fascinating insights, including some of the delights and challenges of looking after this 440 acre site.
Neil Hulme – Rewilding
Neil Hulme has been Conservation Officer for Sussex Butterfly Conservation for over twelve years, co-authoring the fabulous ‘Butterflies of Sussex: A Twenty-First Century Atlas’ (2017).