Dry Drayton Nature Notes - November
Here we will build a collection of monthly nature notes for Dry Drayton. At the moment the page has only minimal information, but this will build in coming months. You will find here information about regular and more unusual sightings of Parish flora and fauna. Please send us your sightings to add to these pages or send your local wildlife queries to us.
John Clare, The Shepherd's Calendar 1827
The village sleeps in mist from morn till noon
|Insects and Spiders|
|Amphibians and Reptiles|
Blackbird, Robin, Songthrush, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Starling, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, House Sparrow, Wood Pigeon, Crow, Rook, Magpie, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, Pheasant, Red legged partridge, are all to be seen.
Unusual Dry Drayton sightings published by the Cambridgeshire Bird Club
13/11/09 - 2 Grey Wagtails (Ken Hook)
9/11/09 - 3 Buzzards (Ken Hook)
8/11/09 - Brambling (Rowena Baxter)
Muntjac deer can often be seen on the road verge between Madingley and Dry Drayton. Foxes are more often smelt than seen. Badgers are here, but a rarer sight. Squirrels are much in evidence.