Our resident hedgehog was once again up and looking for food. Just shows the importance of leaving out supplemental food and clean water. Our little friends need all the help they can get.
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 […]