Category Archives: Wildlife

Dragonflies

The Ruddy darter dragonfly is one of the most common dragonflies. You can tell it apart from the common darter by its black legs and club shaped abdomen Get Your Boots On available at Amazon

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Food Supply July

‘No Mow May’, turned in to ‘Let it bloom June’, it’s now ‘Food supply July’ . Each year we stop mowing our small front garden for a few months over the summer, starting in May. This year the sparrows have … 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 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 7 – 30 Days Wild – Muntjac

After eating the leaves off the lower branches of the apple tree the Muntjac decided to have a sniff around the pond to see if anything had dropped down from the bird feeders. We often get Muntjac in the garden … 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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#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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