The hide at the meadow , nearly finished.
The hide at the wildflower meadow is nearly finished . Outside we just need to stain the last few additions to the cladding and inside we’re half way through the insulation and cladding. After four days hard work ( all the materials and tools had to be carried on to site down a muddy path ) today is definitely a well earned rest day.
We are already planning phase two , the replanting of the northern boarder of the site , which should be another mammoth task , 100 odd trees and shrubs again all having to be man handled onto the site.
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 […]