A terrestrial & marine bioblitz, over two closely located sites. A chance to find as many different bug, bird & plant species at the Manx Wildlife Trust’s Dalby Mountain reserve in the morning, followed by an intertidal foray, bird, shark and cetacean count at Niarbyl. Dalby Mountain is off the A27, between Dalby and the Round Table, with some off-road parking at the start of the track to Eary Cushlin. Grid reference SC233769.
This is an accredited Meet the Species event helping to find and identify 2,012 species of UK wildlife before the end of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. For more information, or to get your own wildlife event accredited with Meet the Species, see www.meetthespecies.org.uk.
Meet the Species is part of Discovering Places – the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Campaign to inspire the UK to discover their local environment. It is co-ordinated by the Bristol Natural History Consortium, and has joined forces with Local Leaders and Garden for the Games to get as many people as possible enjoying the outdoors and getting closer to nature in a diverse range of events.
12 August 2012, 11am-1.30pm
Dalby Mountain, The Niarbyl Visitor Centre, Dalby, Isle of Man