Winter is definitely here , it’s really cold here today at the meadow hide. The hide is protected from the wind and elements by a bank of trees but the trees also block most of the sun , so the hide is permanently in the shade. What even the temperature is outside its always a few degrees colder inside. That’s a real advantage in the warmer months, but those days are well behind us now.
Anyway , lots of activity here today with a good variety of bird species on parade , including Redwing , Jay , Coal tit and all the usual woodland birds. Here are a few images……..
THE HIDE – WOODPECKERS
The Hide , Thursday 30th March 2023 Another full day here at the Meadow Hide and just for a change , it’s raining. In the U.K. we sometimes call heavy rain “ cats and dogs “ I have no idea why but that’s the weather for today , it’s raining cats and dogs and it…
THE HIDE – BUSY
The Hide , Monday 27th March 2023 A very busy day here at the hide with lots of coming and going, mainly centred around the pool and feeders. Once again the Great Spotted Woodpeckers proved to be rather elusive, evading all attempts to have their photo taken , and taking great interest in one of…
Nature at the Golf Club
THE STATE OF NATURE AT JOHN O’ GAUNT GOLF CLUB by Stephen Thompson Golf courses have had a reputation in the past and to some extent still do of being a place that is no good for wildlife, barren desserts, and just a load of grass but that is most definitely not the case. When…