by Peter Hanscomb
Here we go again , another Wednesday in lockdown and it’s back to my temporary hide. The garden has been a lot busier in the last few days. Regular visitors include hedgehogs, foxes and squirrels. Wood pigeons, collared doves , magpies , blackbirds , sparrows , great tits , blue tits , starlings and for the first time a woodpecker. The garden comes to life early in the morning with the early birds and late hogs , and again in late afternoon.
One of our regular visitors around about 5pm ( you can almost predict the time ) is a female grey squirrel. Always on the lookout for nuts and any fruit the birds have left behind.
Here is my photo of the week , the humble Great tit , enjoying a bath in the paddling pool at the Meadow Hide.
Today I’m flying solo at the hide. The much needed trim to the path is now complete , paddling pool water topped up , so that’s todays duties done and dusted. It’s quiet here today , both in the number of feathers and paws visiting the hide , but also noise created by humans. The […]
Friday at the hide , 13th may 2022 A bonus day at the hide today , and i’m not here alone , today my co-pilot is none other than The Wiltshire Birdman , Mr Graham Stewart. It’s been over a week since my last visit to the hide , an boy has the meadow grown […]