Category Archives: Autumn

Roost at sunset

As the sun sets the air is filled by the chattering and calling of the incoming Rooks. Their roost is opposite my house and as the daylight fades and the sky turns orange the rooks that have spent the day … Continue reading

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Birdsy Camera

Over the past few months I have been using a Birdsy camera and software as part of a trial. Not only is it a camera that films wildlife, in your garden but the software identifies the species of bird. Each … Continue reading

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Autumn Thrushes

While stood at the window watching the Great tits and Sparrows squabbling over the bird feeders and the Jackdaws swinging acrobatically upside down trying to peck away at the fat balls, I noticed high in the sky an unruly flock … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours at Wytham Woods

Wytham Woods near Oxford is well know for its studies in to Badgers and Blue tits. It is the home to the University of Oxford’s┬áThe Laboratory with Leaves Anyone can visit as long as you apply for one of Wytham … Continue reading

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Conkers

Conkers have always been a part of my childhood. In primary school I remember being shown how to put string through the conker so we could spend the whole of break and lunch playing ‘Conkers’. However within the last week … Continue reading

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Autumn colours

Autumn is a time for spectacular colours, the oranges, reds and yellows suddenly burst through just as the countryside seems to be getting dull and grey. At the end of a dark and damp afternoon I went for a walk … Continue reading

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October Starlings

On the nearby wires, pylons and chimney pots the Starlings are starting to gather. During the late afternoon their chattering and squabbling gets louder and louder. Occasionally one will swoop down to drink from the pond, followed by more and … Continue reading

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