Category Archives: birds

On the river – Day 18 of 30 Days Wild

Every couple of months over the summer my parents do safety cover for wild swimming events. This means a day on the water with my camera. Launching the boat just after 5.30am, there is no one around, the water is … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Listening to thunder

Today has been a complete mixture of weather. Starting with heavy rain, followed by patches of sunshine. After school the wind picked up and the rain started again. I really felt for the pigeon nesting in our garden, it was … Continue reading

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Slow Motion – Day 5 of 30 Days Wild

Slow motion is a great way to see in more detail what is happening. Some cameras can film slow motion or you can make a clip slow motion when uploading it to YouTube. This clip I did this afternoon with … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today

This will be the third month I have been writing a short paragraph for my local Parish council website promoting our village woodland. The wood is owned by the Council but managed by the local community. The woodland covers 24 … Continue reading

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Little owl

The Little owl (Athene noctua) was introduced to the UK by Col. E.G.B.Meade-Waldo in Kent, in 1874 and by the 4th Lord Lilford in Northamptonshire around 1889. Little owls are the smallest owl in Britain and are about the size of … Continue reading

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Owls and Arrow the Badger

Over the weekend I heard that a Short-eared owl had been seen on my local patch so early evening on Saturday I went to see if I could find it. The field where it had been spotted is perfect for … Continue reading

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First Days Of March

The first of March is the beginning of the meteorological Spring, in the shelter from the wind and with the sunshine this afternoon, the air held the promise of warmer days to come. Across my local patch, the farmers are busy … Continue reading

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