Tag Archives: birds

Day 25 of 30 Days Wild – Water

With the weather forecast for the week ahead full of sunny, dry days and temperatures around Oxfordshire of 26 to 28 degrees, it is important to put of water for birds and animals. It doesn’t have to be an expensive … Continue reading

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Day 11 of 30 Days Wild – helping hand

Just after getting home from school today we heard a commotion coming from the utility room. A pigeon had come in from the garden through the open door, hopped up on to the window sill but then couldn’t find its … Continue reading

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Day 6 of 30 Days Wild – Visit a bird hide

A very productive afternoon spent in a bird hide in Norfolk where we spotted a couple of Marsh Harriers and two Common Cranes flying over. Common Cranes can be seen passing through many parts of Britain in Spring and Autumn … Continue reading

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Day 5 – 30 days Wild – Feed the ducks

For Day 5 of 30 Days Wild, a simple and fun activity. Feeding the Ducks is an all round family favourite and in the past was done with bread. The problem with bread is besides it having NO nutritional value, … Continue reading

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Owls

Around my local patch I get 4 different types of owls. Barn owl, Tawny owl, Little owl and Short- eared owl. Over the past couple of weeks both a Barn owl and two Little owls have been very visible. Five … Continue reading

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First Cuckoo

‘Cuck-oo – cuck-oo’. From up in the trees above the badger sett I could hear the first cuckoo of the year calling. It was difficult to work out whereabouts and in which tree this male cuckoo (only the male makes … Continue reading

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Barn owl hunting

Just after sunset we left the house to go badger watching. On social media many people are reporting they are seeing their badgers now appearing in daylight. The moment we stepped in to the field we were distracted by a … Continue reading

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