Posted by Ian Not rare,not a migrant,just a lovely little Robin.
Posted by Ian Beautiful sunny spring morning,willow warblers singing everywhere (see pic).Also spotted six swallows and three house martins.Lots of shelduck drakes chasing potential mates around. The whole of the reserve was alive with birds singing,lovely to see and watch.
Today I was watching a Lapwing carrying out it’s aerobatic display and calling at the same time and couldn’t resist taking a few shots. As can be seen from one of the photos, as it was flying upside down it was also calling but it’s head was twisted through 180 degrees. Bri
There appear to be more Skylarks around this year especially over the old tip and yesterday I watched one rise and climb up to quite a height singing all the way to the top, and on it’s rapid fall took a sequence of shots, see the results. Bri
The Blackbirds nesting next door have fledged, one of them dropped into our yard. Tony caught a nice shot of two mating Ladybirds. Bri
On our daily walk we often see two or three female Roe deer (does) , probably a mother and previous years young, but the other morning we came across an mature Buck (tree points on his antlers) feeding in the long grass. We watched for approximately five minutes, before a landing plane flew overhead and […]
We recorded another short video of the owl box and this time the Barn Owl was stood underneath the camera, see the snapshot attached. Frogs always appear to lay their spawn in pools that quickly dry out and today we transferred some from one such pool to the long pond. The tadpoles were just starting […]