Went up to the reserve this morning to meet up with a researcher who might be doing a project on orchid phenology this year. While I was there I took a moment to walk round the main orchid slope and check out what was on the move. The site is incredibly dry because we have [...]
We have been mapping orchids since February and have been making good progress, finding most of the plants that were up last year. However this Spring has been so incredibly dry that the whole slope is parched and I am seriously worried about the chances of many flowers this year.
One of Lady orchids has [...]