It’s back to my lockdown hide , aka the patio door and time to spend a few hours in the cold , chilling with our garden squirrel. Talk about back to the future, I wouldn’t have believed you last March if you had said in what’s nearly a year I would still be confined to the garden . Mind you I’m very grateful that I have a garden with wildlife to escape into. The meadow hide is now nearly finished , so we’re just waiting for the end of lockdown to relocate it to the wildflower meadow. In the mean time , here’s a few more images of my chilled out friend………..
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 […]
Weekend Wildlife Saturday 17th July from the Meadow Hide Welcome to another Weekend Wildlife , from the rather gloriously sunny Meadow Hide here in North Wiltshire. Another day flying solo here in the hide and it’s been surprisingly busy for a hot summers day , with most of the action centred on the paddling pool. […]