FC Nature Notes

Amphibians of Heather Avenue

The pond at Heather Avenue is full to bursting with amphibians this spring! Can you guess if they are frogs or toads? For some help identifying them, take a look at this ID guide by Froglife  How...

Frome Valley Fungus

One of our Parish Councillors, Linda Williams, has taken a great picture of what appears to be Elf Cup Fungus whilst out on the Frome Valley Walkway. Why "Elf" cup? Old tales from Europe told of...

Tony’s Trees at Centenary Field

Four trees were kindly donated to the Parish Council's Centenary Field by local resident, Tony. The species are native and originally came from the Woodland Trust. The trees have been planted in the...

Frampton’s Fox

Fox enjoying a spot of sun. Photo by Phil Handy. A healthy fox has been pictured relaxing in the sun in a residents garden. Phil Handy, who spotted the fox, said " Foxes frequently visit our...

Grey Wagtail on the Frome

A Grey wagtail has been spotted on the River Frome. Grey wagtails are listed as Red under the Birds of Conservation Concern. They can be spotted along rivers as they feed on the insects that hovver...

Kingfisher on the Frome

A kingfisher was spotted on the river Frome December 2019 by Steve Jones, who took some wonderful photographs of the beautiful bird. It is great to see that Kingfishers are present in the local...