Category Archives: winter

Starling murmurations at Otmoor

It was 3.15pm, we had been walking around Otmoor for the past two hours. The weather was cold and windy, the ground a mixture of ice and squelching mud. Even with 3 pairs of socks on each step I took … Continue reading

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Bullfinches

Over the past couple of years I’ve noticed an increase in the number of Bullfinches on my local patch. I’m not sure whether there are actually more or whether I just notice them more often because UK Bullfinch populations have … Continue reading

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My local patch over Christmas week

The week since Christmas has been busy, together with patches of heavy rain, meaning I haven’t taken as many photos as I could have. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for their support over the past year. … Continue reading

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Snowday

Today is the second snowday or day off school due to the weather, which gave me chance to catch up with December’s – If you go down to the woods today……. I write around 50 words each month for my … Continue reading

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Big Garden Bird Watch 2017

Setting up my chair in the kitchen with the doors open to the garden, my camera, my notepad and pen and my breakfast on the kitchen table, I was ready to beginning the annual Big Garden Birdwatch. At 8.30am the … Continue reading

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Nearby rookery

The trees opposite my house have Rooks in them all year around. They are used as a roost during the winter by a small number of Rooks, who share the copse with the Red Kites and Jackdaws. It is not … Continue reading

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Catching up with my garden wildlife

It’s snowing. I’m sat in a classroom watching the falling snow out of the window. I can’t wait to get home. Images pour in to my head. A badger plodding through a blanket of fresh white snow in the wood. … Continue reading

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