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Autumn

A few moments of autumn

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House visitor

We had a visitor in the house for a short while today. Walked in to the room to find this Blue tit just happily sat on the light. Left the windows wide open and after a while it flew out. … Continue reading

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Day 17 – 30 Days Wild – Water for wildlife

With the past few days of very hot weather putting a dish of water out for wildlife can be a life saver

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Day 12 – 30 Days Wild – Clouds

Clouds

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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 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 1 – 30 Days Wild – Caterpillar

Found this large caterpillar on the road, so carefully moved it to the side where it won’t get run over The caterpillar of the drinker moth (Euthrix potatoria) have hairs that are an irritant which protect it from predators. I … Continue reading

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#Foxoftheday

Throughout April, on social media, Chris Packham has been encouraging people to celebrate foxes by sharing a Fox of the day photo. I thought I’d put together some photos of foxes I have taken over the past few years.

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Along the Wayfarer’s Walk to Ladle Hill

My mum recently read Nicola Chester’s ‘On Gallows Down’ and looking something to do over the Easter weekend, we decided to go for a walk along part of the Wayfarer’s way mentioned in the book. Starting at the White Hill … 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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