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Day 16 – 30 Days Wild – Butterflies

The recent warm weather as meant the bramble hedge close to my house is covered in butterflies

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Day 10 – 30 Days Wild – Pied wagtail fledglings

Great to watch a couple of Pied wagtail fledglings hopping from roof top to roof top being fed One of the fledglings was getting pretty hot sat in the sun and was ‘gular fluttering’ which is a bird’s version of … Continue reading

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Day 8 – 30 Days Wild – Grey Squirrel

Another 30 Days Wild and another visitor to the garden

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Day 5 – 30 Days Wild – Goldfinch

Spotted this Goldfinch collecting dog hair off the lawn for its nest. Photos aren’t great as I didn’t want to risk scaring it away by opening the door.

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Day 4 – 30 Days Wild – Tree slug?

I’d be really interested to know if this is a Tree Slug – Lehmannia marginata, or just a slug climbing a tree

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Day 3 – 30 Days Wild – Fledglings

Fledglings are taking over parts of the garden. With blackbirds in the back, blue tits and great tits hoping around in the hedges and the call of young sparrows coming out of next door’s roof. The most special visitors to … Continue reading

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Day 2 – 30 Days Wild – Climb a hill

Tonight, many hill tops around the country will have beacons lit for the Platinum Jubilee. As we arrived at the top of West Wycombe Hill, the National Trust was just finishing off the beacon ready to be lit this evening. … Continue reading

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No Mow May 2022

Each year we join in with Plantlife’s No Mow May. Our front garden isn’t very big but is alive with insects and birds You can find out more about the project here https://nomowmay.plantlife.org.uk/ As each year progresses we find different … Continue reading

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Big Garden Bird Watch 2022

I haven’t had much time to write a blog for quite a while but did sit and do the RSPB’s Big Garden Bird Watch today. 3 Jackdaws1 Chaffinch2 Magpies6 Wood pigeons2 Collared doves9 House Sparrows1 Robin1 Dunnock2 Blackbirds2 Blue tits

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National Badger Day 2021

Badgers are one of my favourite animals and I enjoy seeing all the posts on social media during National Badger day Here are a few of my favourite photos I’ve taken over the past five years. Cookie, is and always … Continue reading

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