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 !
Weekend Wildlife Saturday 24 July from the Meadow Hide Welcome to another Weekend Wildlife , today I’m joined in the hide by my wife Anne. It’s been hot , hot , hot this past week here in North Wiltshire with temperatures well above 30 every day so today’s rather cool temperature is a pleasant surprise. […]
Here’s the full story, the Brown Rat , Rattus norvegicus The Brown Rat is a native of central Asia which was introduced to the British Isles around 1720. It has subsequently spread throughout the British Isles, and indeed much of the temperate world, carried especially by humans in ships. There is little doubt that due […]
BULLFINCH Pyrrhula pyrrhula Length 16 cm Wingspan 28cm Weight 35 g Population 400,000 One of the larger finches’s the bullfinch has a rounder more compact body , with a black face and head , bright pink underparts and […]