Tag Archives: Rook

Garden Wildlife – Part 13 Kestrels

From my garden I can often see kestrels hovering. Not over the garden but in the next-door field. The field has a very wild field margin and a wildflower meadow at the bottom. Great hunting grounds for birds of prey. … Continue reading

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Roost at sunset

As the sun sets the air is filled by the chattering and calling of the incoming Rooks. Their roost is opposite my house and as the daylight fades and the sky turns orange the rooks that have spent the day … Continue reading

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Bike ride, Day one – 30 Days Wild

30 Days Wild is a campaign run by The Wildlife Trusts to encourage lots of people outdoors doing something ‘wild’ every day for the month of June. I took part last year and really enjoyed trying to come with something … Continue reading

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December Bird survey

This is the last bird survey of 2015. The woods on my local patch are surveyed for birds each month by the wood conservation group. Luckily this morning the rain had stopped and the sun had come out just as … Continue reading

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