Looking back through what has been a very different year, one of the highlights was definitely getting reacquainted with my garden visitors. At night time the mice , hedgehogs and foxes , and during the day all the garden birds. However one of the most entertaining and regular visitors to the garden has to be the grey squirrels. Above are a few images of a squirrel enjoying the pub style picnic table I made in the workshop during the first national lockdown here in the U.K.
Wildlife News Half the trees in two new English woodlands planted by jays, study finds……….. More than half the trees in two new woodlands in lowland England have been planted not by landowners, charities or machines but by jays. Former fields rapidly turned into native forest with no plastic tree-guards, watering or expensive management, according to […]
Weekend Wildlife from the Meadow Hide It’s the weekend and time for another day at the meadow hide , once again with my wife Anne in the co-pilots seat. Wednesday was just a little too hot , so for once it’s a rare day off that hasn’t beenn spent at the hide . The meadow […]
Meet the Model – Bobby the Blue Tit , Cyanstes caeruleus Words and pictures by Peter Hanscomb The Blue Tit is an easy to recognise garden favourite. With it’s small size and distinctive blue and yellow plumage , the Blue tit is a regular garden visitor that’s wide spread throughout the British Isles and mainland […]