Meadow date 29-12-2020
Three days to go before we officially become lease holders of the wildflower meadow . The camera traps have recorded more animals visiting the meadow , mainly mammals at night . So far we have had visits from Muntjacs, Foxes , Rabbits and Rats. No images yet of any Badgers but there are signs of a badger sett that has been recently used. Bird species include the Robin, Redwing And Blackbird.
The hide is progressing well in the workshop . Three quarters done but with the tricky windows and roof still to go. Here is last nights action…..
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 […]