Just a quick update on the hide, today the building work started at the meadow with the base and floor being fitted. Due to Covid regulations it was just me , however I did have Blue tits , Robins and Blackbirds for company.
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 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 […]
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 […]