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York and a Peregrine falcon

Over the half term I visited York for a few days. I was lucky enough to visit Wildlife artist Robert Fuller, who was really kind to give up a morning to show my family around his workshop and garden. I … Continue reading

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H3 – found her again

A quick break from my South African trip blogs to report that I have positively spotted my local Buzzard H3 again. I’ve had times when I think I have seen her, but it’s been since October 2016 since I have … Continue reading

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Swallows

Each summer Swallows arrive and nest in the barn near my garden. Once the young have fledged, the wire that runs over my garden becomes their favourite place to rest. All we can hear through the open windows is their … Continue reading

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Walk in the woods – Day 12

The woods are now every shade of green imaginable. On a slow walk through the woods I noticed the bluebells from last month have been replaced by uncurling bracken. The trees now heavy with leaves of many shapes and sizes. … Continue reading

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Plant a tree – Day 8 of 30 Days Wild

Day 8 of 30 Days Wild was something I actually did a couple of years ago which was plant a tree. I’ve grown this oak tree from an acorn I found on my local patch. When fully grown an oak … Continue reading

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Slow Motion – Day 5 of 30 Days Wild

Slow motion is a great way to see in more detail what is happening. Some cameras can film slow motion or you can make a clip slow motion when uploading it to YouTube. This clip I did this afternoon with … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today

This will be the third month I have been writing a short paragraph for my local Parish council website promoting our village woodland. The wood is owned by the Council but managed by the local community. The woodland covers 24 … Continue reading

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