Whixall Moss at Autumn

Some fantastic images of Whixall Moss have been added to the Virtual Shropshire website this week, courtesy of local photographer Sabine Hutchinson. Whixall Moss and the adjoining Bettisfield and Fenn's Mosses are Sites of Specific Scientific Interest (SSSI) and combined are the third largest area of raised bog wilderness in Britain, at 948 hectares in size.

The gallery of images can be viewed at the Virtual Shropshire Website by clicking here.

 

 


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The Raft Spider is Britain's largest spider and can be found on Wem Moss



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05
sep

Rare jumping spider found on Marches Mosses

After a lapse of 30 years a rare bog dwelling spider, Sitticus floricola, has been rediscovered living on Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Natu...

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jul

Lapwings benefit from recent management work

Young lapwings have been caught on camera by local photographer Stephen Barlow.

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oct

Fungal foray

A free event exploring the Autumnal bounty of mushrooms and toadstools. Delicious or deadly? Bring a basket and prepare to be amazed.