Tag Archives: Local patch

Wild Flower Meadow

This week saw the first National Meadows Day. Lots of events to celebrate our wildflower meadows went on around the country, but I decided to visit the one local to me. Over 97% of wildflower meadows have been lost since … Continue reading

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Day 3 – 30 Days Wild, Lesser Stag beetle

While revising for English Language GCSE in the garden today I spotted this Lesser Stag Beetle resting on the wall in the sun. Its jaws were covered in cobwebs and fluff so I gently cleaned off as much as I … Continue reading

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Muntjac deer

We have a small number of Muntjac’s on my local patch, a few of them are quite bold and are often reported in gardens around the village eating flowers, annoying or entertaining the householders. Many of them are shy and … Continue reading

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Book review – Bobby the brown long- eared bat

A couple of weeks ago I had a conversation with Angela Mills on Twitter about bats and the Bat Conservation Trust. She very kindly sent me a copy of her book ‘Bobby The Brown Long-eared bat’. As this book is … Continue reading

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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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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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