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April 7, 2016

House Martins

Stop Press!! House Martins seen over the ponds at Lana Springs Fish Farm. Spring has sprung! These first visitors don’t seem to stay for very long, […]
April 6, 2016


Further to my earlier Blog we now are visited by beautiful Siskins who quarrel with the Goldfinches for perch space. I have fixed a tray now […]
April 6, 2016


Stick Your Tongue Out! It’s not easy to see any detail in the instant a grass snake or a slow worm flicks its tongue to scent […]
April 4, 2016

Tame Foxes

Tame foxes. Has anyone noticed how tame our local foxes are becoming? Anecdotal evidence tells me that foxes are becoming bolder by the day, why would […]
April 3, 2016


  Rabbits. Those of you who read my item on Myxomatosis in the rabbit population may be interested in some fairly new information that is circulating […]
April 2, 2016

Blackbird Bits

Two items of interest here:-   Whitetail – In November last year a male Blackbird with one white tail feather stuck out at an odd angle […]
April 2, 2016

Damage at Dunsland

This last series of storms have finally found a victim in this beech tree. I guess that its been standing guard by the gate into the […]
April 2, 2016

Red Legged Partridge

  This red-leg partridge paid us an early morning visit yesterday, the sexes are very similar so I can’t tell whether its a lady or a […]
March 16, 2016

The Pleasure of Bird Feeders

    We recently moved our Niger seed feeder to a different part of the garden and now it has been “discovered” by Goldfinches and Greenfinches. […]