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June 25, 2019

Ragged Robin

After a few years of not applying any fertilizer to our meadow (since we moved in 6 years ago) the wild flowers have recovered incredibly. The […]
June 25, 2019

Barn Owl progress

The resident Barn Owls that I captured a picture of a few weeks ago are now busy feeding 4 quite large chicks. We have a TV […]
June 25, 2019


Not much to be said about this photo, apart from the fact I was trying to capture a close up of a bee or butterfly and […]
June 23, 2019

Batman to the rescue!

Well, there’s a bit of luck.  No sooner had we published the contact details of our local bat rescue heroes, Mark and Amanda Wasteney in Shebbear, […]
June 23, 2019

Happy hour again!

This afternoon we were entertained by a sibling pair of house martin fledglings.  Amazingly, it is the first time we have recorded them in 15 years […]
June 14, 2019

New species of leaf butterfly

I couldn’t resist taking a shot of this leaf, not really that thrilling, but it’s shape resembled a butterfly so much I couldn’t help sharing it. […]
June 14, 2019

Field mushroom – oh no, I’m not!

I was out the other day & saw what looked like a field mushroom, strange as it’s the wrong time of year and it was in […]
June 7, 2019


Nothing particularly unusual about finches on the feeder, although the Greenfinch seems to be really struggling in recent years. However, I always get excited when a […]
June 3, 2019

Beetle mania!

I took this today and thought it was just magnificent. Janet ward – 2nd June 2019 Ed. Thanks to Janet for this wonderful shot. An unusual […]