Meadow date 20th Jan 2021
Today was my first visit to the meadow for some time . The foundations for the hide are now finished , so today was a chance to review access to the site . So now all I need to do is arrange to transport the hide to site.
New visitors the meadow include a Pheasant, and a couple of Blackbirds.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]