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Two species recorded in East Lothian wood first

Two species of wildlife have been recorded for the first time at a wood in East Lothian.

The comma butterfly and nuthatch were recorded by the Woodland Trust Scotland at Pressmennan Wood.

Both species are uncommon in Scotland and have in recent years been extending their breeding ranges in the south, with sporadic sightings further north.

The Woodland Trust Scotland acquired Pressmennan Wood near Stenton in 1988. It has woodpeckers, otters and bats.

Formerly an extensive oak wood, it was planted with conifer trees in the middle of the 20th century.

For the full article and photographs visit BBC News.

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