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THE EARLY BIRD

It’s bank holiday Monday here in the U.K. and an extra day off work , or in my case an extra day still in lockdown. However for once I listened to my wife , “ get up early , the gardens really busy with wildlife first thing “ So it’s five o’clock in the morning , camera all set up and a steaming hot cup of tea , freshly made . Where’s the wildlife , having a bank holiday lazy late morning in bed !

the early bird does indeed get the worm

and the squirrels had it’s nuts


THE HIDE

The Hide 18th January 2022 Again , it’s another day at the meadow hide and today it’s cold , darn cold and damp with patchy fog.  The thermometer says it’s -2c and I wouldn’t disagree. As one of my friends says “ you must be madder than a box of frogs “ to sit out in […]

BLACKCAP

Meet the Model – Brian the Blackcap The blackcap , Sylvia atricapilla is a grey warbler with a distinctive black cap. It is a member of the Sylviidae family of birds . Only the males  have black caps (as the name suggests), while the female’s cap is chestnut brown. Juvenile males also have a brown cap. […]

SONG THRUSH

Meet the Model – Thomas the Song Thrush The Song Thrush , Turdus philomelos once known as the throstles  is a medium sized member of the thrush family. It is  smaller than Blackbird, slightly larger than a Redwing and about 15% smaller than a Mistle Thrush.  Song Thrushes usually have warm-brown upperparts, although some individuals show colder tones […]

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  1. Beautiful shots! Completely worth the effort to greet the morning that early! I find it truly rewarding to take the time to observe all the wildlife in their own world and being completely oblivious to our Human troubles and worries in this strange time we are going through. The LIFE they represent is contagious and uplifting. Thank you for sharing this visual injection of joy.

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