Autumn Thrushes

Autumn Thrushes by Alex White While stood at the window watching the Great tits and Sparrows squabbling over the bird feeders and the Jackdaws swinging acrobatically upside down trying to peck away at the fat balls, I noticed high in the sky an unruly flock of birds passing over head. Within an instant, almost as [...]

The Hedgehog

The Hedgehog words and pictures by Peter Hanscomb The European hedgehog , Erinaceus europaeus is not only one of Britain’s favourite small mammals , it’s also one of the oldest , first evolving over fifteen million years ago. Once a common sight in our towns and villages the hedgehog in now under serious decline and [...]