Meet the Model - Simon the Mute Swan words by Peter Hanscomb The mute swan , Cygnus olor , is the UK's most widespread species of swan, this iconic bird is a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae and is native to much of Europe. It has benn introduced to North America , Southern Africa [...]
Fox Cam is back after nearly a year out of action. And it seems the foxes have shrunk ?
Busy garden by Alex White It is always interesting to see what happens in the garden over night. However, last night seem to be a particularly busy night for wildlife and not so wildlife. Glad to see my local vixen is still around as she hasn’t been visiting as regularly as normal. Also nice to [...]
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On Location at Lower Moor Farm 14th January 2020 Another Wednesday at the hides at Lower Moor Farm nature reserve and what turns out to have been a very quiet day. One new bird for me , unfortunately I was unable to get a picture and the species is a total mystery. The usual boys [...]
Meet the Model , Percy the Puffin words and pictures by Graham Stewart Percy the Puffin: Fratercula artica Since a child this has always been a bird that I have wanted to see in the flesh, it is often referred to as “Sea Parrot” or “Clown of the Sea” due to its brightly coloured [...]
Meet the Model - Bobby the Blue Tit , Cyanstes caeruleus Words and pictures by Peter Hanscomb The Blue Tit is an easy to recognise garden favourite. With it's small size and distinctive blue and yellow plumage , the Blue tit is a regular garden visitor that's wide spread throughout the British Isles and mainland [...]