Something different from the bird life around us at the moment, These Marsh Fritillary butterflies are active about now having hibernated over winter , the Larval stage ( caterpillar and Pupae ) lasts for over 6 months.
The Kingfishers on the river are at their most active now, feeding young darting up and down the river like bright blue missiles . Stopping now and then for a rest in the sun.
Warm weather earlier in the Year – Last month , brought out the Bees in numbers , the blossom on our Plum tree had hundreds of Honey bees and Quite a few Bumble bees ,
Bank Voles are back ! Although the Voles have been active all through the winter surviving on the seeds dropped from the bird feeder above , they are now more active and more aggressive with each other , fighting and chasing each other around the feeder base and flat stone slab , under which they … More Short tailed Voles
I thought i would try a new look and also start posting again , New Camera , New look !
Picked up a road kill Grey squirrel today and put it on the post for the fox to have , didn’t have to wait too long before she turned up at the usual time . Earlier in the day i was watching the swallows feeding their young and managed to get a shot of the … More Road kill for the Fox
It almost felt like winter had finished , until this week , with temperatures down in single figures. but despite this some nests already have young ready to fledge , these Thrush youngsters won’t be in the nest much longer , i’m really surprised they’ve made it this far as the parents chose to nest … More Spring 18