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Springtime March

 

Springtime March is a special time of year, full of blooming flowers and warmer weather. After the chill of winter, it’s exciting to see the landscape come alive with colour and life! From cherry blossoms to tulips and daffodils, there are many beautiful signs that spring has arrived. March is also a prime time for outdoor activities, as the days are getting longer and milder.

 

Whether you’re planning a day trip to the park or taking a hike in the woods, there’s plenty of fun to be had in the great outdoors! With its bright colors and warmer temps, March is a great month to enjoy all that springtime has to offer…

 

What birds sing in Springtime March?

 

In March, the birdsong in many parts of the UK is beginning to swell as different species start their nesting and breeding activities. Many birds sing throughout the day, but some are most vocal at dawn or dusk.

 

Common garden birds such as blackbirds and robins can be heard singing in gardens all over the country during this time. Other birds that are common in March include wrens, chaffinches, blue tits, great tits, goldfinches and dunnocks.

 

In the countryside, you may be lucky enough to hear skylarks singing from high up in the sky as they fly around looking for potential nesting sites. Other countryside birds such as cuckoos, lapwings and curlews can also be heard singing in March.

 

So if you’re out for a walk or just relaxing in the garden this month, then keep an ear out for these wonderful birds! You may even discover a few new species that you never knew existed. Enjoy!

 

 

Birds in March UK:

 

– Blackbird

– Robin

– Wren

– Chaffinch

– Blue Tit

– Great Tit

– Goldfinch

– Dunnock

– Skylark

– Cuckoo

– Lapwing

– Curlew

What trees come out in Springtime March?

 

In March, many trees across the UK are starting to come into life after their winter hibernation. Deciduous trees such as oaks and birches begin to sprout new leaves, while conifers like pines and firs start producing new buds.

 

The first flowers of spring can also be seen blooming in March on trees such as magnolias and cherries. These flowers are often white or pink, adding a splash of colour to the landscape.

 

The warmth of spring also encourages trees to produce fresh fruits and nuts, with many species producing their first crops in March. Early fruits to look out for include apples, pears, cherries, plums and hazelnuts.

 

So why not take some time this month to explore the trees in your local area and enjoy all the new life they have to offer? It will certainly make for a pleasant change after the long winter months!

 

 

 

Woodland trees that bloom in March:

 

– Oak

– Birch

– Pine

– Fir

– Magnolia

– Cherry

– Apple

– Pear

– Plum

– Hazelnut

What woodland plants come out in Springtime March?

 

March is a wonderful time of year to explore woodland areas as many plants start to sprout and bloom.

 

Common spring woodland flowers include bluebells, primroses, wood anemones and dog’s mercury. These delicate blooms are often found in carpets of colour on the forest floor, providing an incredible display of nature.

 

Other plants to look out for include the lesser celandine, which is a bright yellow flower that grows in patches on damp woodland floors; and violets, which come in a variety of colours and are often found near streams or shady areas.

 

You may also see wild garlic sprouting up during this time, with the white flowers on top of the leaves adding a subtle but beautiful colour to the woodland.

 

So why not take a stroll through your local woods and admire all the wonderful plants that have come back to life in March? You’ll be sure to see some spectacular sights!

 

 

 

Woodland plants that come out in March:

 

– Bluebells

– Primroses

– Wood Anemones

– Dog’s Mercury

– Lesser Celandine

– Violets

– Wild Garlic.

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What Mushrooms come out in Springtime March UK?

 

In March, many species of mushrooms start to appear in the UK. These fungi can be found growing in woodlands, grasslands and even gardens.

 

Common species of mushroom that you may find in March include the fly agaric (Amanita muscaria), with its red cap and white spots; the cauliflower mushroom (Sparassis crispa), which is white and looks like a cauliflower; and the shaggy inkcap mushroom (Coprinus comatus), which has a tall, thin stem with a grey-brown cap that turns black when touched.

 

You may also come across the common puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum), which is a round, white mushroom that can be found growing in the grass.

 

So why not take this opportunity to explore your local area and discover the many varieties of mushrooms that are appearing? It’s an exciting time for fungi lovers!

 

Mushrooms that come out in March UK:

 

– Fly Agaric

– Cauliflower Mushroom

– Shaggy Inkcap Mushroom

– Common Puffball.

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    Woodland facts about Springtime March UK?

     

    • March is the start of the primrose flowering season, with these delicate flowers often carpeting large areas of woodland.

     

    • It’s also the month when most birds return from their winter migration, filling our forests and gardens with an abundance of bird song.

     

    • Spring is also a great time to spot woodland mammals, such as badgers, hedgehogs and foxes, as they emerge from hibernation.

     

    • One of the most unusual sights you may see in March is a large number of butterflies emerging from their cocoons and pupae.

     

    • You may also find some fungi popping up around this time, with species such as the fly agaric, puffballs and stinkhorns becoming more visible.

     

    • Lastly, March is a good month to spot amphibians in woodland areas, with common species such as frogs and newts coming out of hibernation and looking for mates.

     

    So why not take a walk through your local woods this March and discover some of these fascinating facts for yourself? You’ll be sure to learn something new!

     

     

    Happy exploring!

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      These recordings were taken in Suffolk

       

      Springtime in Suffolk, UK is a beautiful time of year. The countryside comes alive with wildflowers and vibrant colours, while the beaches provide stunning views of the coastline and rolling waves. With plenty of days filled with sunshine and blue skies, it’s easy to forget that you are in England!

       

      Suffolk is home to many different types of wildlife, and visitors can spend time exploring the wonderful nature reserves. The Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most important areas for wildlife in the UK, supporting a wide range of habitats including estuaries, marshes, dunes and heathlands.

       

      In March, wildflowers such as bluebells and primroses start to appear. Look out for other wildlife too; you may spot birds such as chiffchaffs and willow warblers returning from their winter migration or glimpse a roe deer in the undergrowth.

       

      The Suffolk Coastal Path is a great way to explore the area, as it winds its way along the coast from Lowestoft up to Felixstowe. Along the route, you can spot rare birds and other wildlife such as deer, hares and badgers. With so much to do and see, it’s easy to understand why springtime in Suffolk is a popular time to visit.

       

      Popular areas in Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty:

       

      • Lowestoft
      • Felixstowe
      • Dunwich Heath
      • Minsmere Nature Reserve
      • RSPB Havergate Island
      • Southwold and Walberswick National Nature Reserve
      • Aldeburgh and Thorpeness Marshes.
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      Nature Harmonies