Monthly Archives: February 2016

Bird survey February 2016

The monthly bird survey of our local woods took place this morning. There was a cold wind blowing but it was sunny. Birds seen Goldcrest, Sparrowhawk, Blackbirds, Stove doves, Goldfinches, Blue tits, Great tits, Long tailed tits, Marsh tits, Coal … Continue reading

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A few questions from the week

The week started off sunny and cold. With the sunny weather came lots of Red Kites and Buzzards over the garden. Normally there are a couple of Red Kites and around 2 local Buzzards plus a couple more at the … Continue reading

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Badgers – The inside story

While I have become quite familiar with my local Badgers, I don’t know much about their skeletons, so I asked a friend of mine @MelanieGbones To write me a guest blog about the badger skulls she has collected. Badgers: The inside story. … Continue reading

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Deliberation over wildlife

The sun was out today meaning the hares were out and about. I couldn’t get too close as we had the dogs with us. Overhead Buzzards and a Red kite were climbing on the thermals. Occasionally coming together with talons … Continue reading

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Animal exhibition at The Story Museum

Todays post is something completely different, but it still has a connection to nature. Oxford’s Story Museum has a new exhibition – ANIMAL – a safari through stories. The Story museum is an amazing place, built on the idea of … Continue reading

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Starlings at RSPB Ham Wall, Somerset

I had been waiting for Tuesday to come around for a couple of weeks, as I was due to meet up with Iain Green @naturebygreen wildlife photographer, author and tutor, along with Jo from @NearbyWild , in Somerset. Our main aim was to watch and … Continue reading

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Rants for change – Uncool school?

I have recently written a guest blog for ‘Rants for change’ Rants for change is a website where people can express their feelings about a topic they are passionate about, either through a blog or a two minute film clip. … Continue reading

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