Tag Archives: Sunset

My local patch over Christmas week

The week since Christmas has been busy, together with patches of heavy rain, meaning I haven’t taken as many photos as I could have. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for their support over the past year. … Continue reading

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Spring mammals

I’ve spent a lot of time each evening with the Roe deer over the past week. As the sun sets it is such an amazing sight to watch as each ray casts a golden light through what will become a … Continue reading

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Little owl

The Little owl (Athene noctua) was introduced to the UK by┬áCol. E.G.B.Meade-Waldo in Kent, in 1874 and by the 4th Lord Lilford in Northamptonshire around 1889. Little owls are the smallest owl in Britain and are about the size of … Continue reading

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Nearby rookery

The trees opposite my house have Rooks in them all year around. They are used as a roost during the winter by a small number of Rooks, who share the copse with the Red Kites and Jackdaws. It is not … Continue reading

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Starlings at Otmoor

After the last few miserable days of rain and fog it was nice to get out on a bright blue, clear day. The sun was low, casting golden rays across the reedbeds and reflecting off the water. We had driven … Continue reading

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A week in pictures

This week I’ve been taking photos of anything that catches my eye. There are lots of insects around the garden and out in the fields. The butterfly numbers seem to have increased as the sunny weather continues. The ants took … Continue reading

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