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MOVING ?

The meadow hide is now finished . One question I’m often asked is how are you going to move a 2.5 metre square wooden building the fifteen miles to site . Especially as the hide will have to be carried on to the site down a narrow foot path .

The answer is that the hide has been built in sections, so once the cladding is removed the largest piece is only 2000mm x 900mm and all the packs weigh less that 25kg. In total there are over 30 packs of timber so it’s not going to be easy. Bring on the hide “jigsaw “

The floor and roof components, ready to go.
The wall sections , minus cladding.

BLACKBIRD AT THE MEADOW

If you follow the blog you might know that the humble Blackbird is by far and away my favorite British bird. A common sight in many gardens , including my own garden this overlooked bird has a special place in my heart. It might be it’s cheeky look, or maybe the way it hops across […]

Meet the Model – Norbert the Nuthatch

Meet the Model – Norbert the Nuthatch words and images by Peter Hanscomb Say hello to Norman , the Nuthatch  Sitta europaea.  This small agile and busy tit-sized woodland bird has a short tail, large head and a woodpecker-like bill. Nuthatches are the only bird that will climb up and down tree trunks in mature […]

NEW ARRIVAL

The latest addition to hide visitors , a Great spotted woodpecker. He has been hammering away in a tree less than five metres from the hide. Despite the unmistakable sound , and with little foliage in the way he has eluded all attempts by myself to firstly spot and then photograph him. However Graham manage […]

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