Tag Archives: birds

October Starlings

On the nearby wires, pylons and chimney pots the Starlings are starting to gather. During the late afternoon their chattering and squabbling gets louder and louder. Occasionally one will swoop down to drink from the pond, followed by more and … Continue reading

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Problem solving Woodpecker

How do you open a Hazel nut which keeps rolling around? This Great Spotted Woodpecker has a smart idea. He frequently brings over a nut, places it in a crack in the telegraph pole to hold it still, before hammering … Continue reading

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Snow Geese

As I mentioned in a previous blog, now Autumn is here, the geese are arriving each evening in the nearby field. Amongst all of the Canada geese, which noisily swoop in, are two Snow geese. Snow geese are smaller than … Continue reading

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The geese return.

This week it’s back to school for me. It’s my GCSE year so expect less blogging as my exams get closer and close. Autumn is definitely on its way, it was dark by just after 8pm last night and the … Continue reading

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Squares in the field

Over the past few months as the crops have grown in the nearby fields I’ve noticed that there are squares of crops missing. These squares are around 4 x 4 metres and each field of wheat has around 3 squares … Continue reading

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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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