Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Come on winter

Tuesday 22 December 2015

Good mornings work with Wallingford Green Gym clearing channels through the beds below the road bridge. Spotted a small group of Coltsfoot in full bloom and last night there were three hedgehogs chomping on my dried mealworms.



Sunday, 20 December 2015

Battle Farm Survey for December

Sunday 20 December 2015

Total of 408 birds recorded of 33 species. Highlights included 3 Redpoll and a female Blackcap. Over 80 Rooks and Woodpigeons.

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Unusual pair

Tuesday 15 December 2015

Don't often see these two together in the viewfinder!


Somehow doesn't seem right to see a Little Egret high in a tree.


Monday, 14 December 2015

Dorchester WeBS count for December

Monday 14 December 2015

Highlights of the 44 species recorded including  1918 "water birds" were Green Sandpiper, Goldeneye, Egyptian Goose (7) and Red-crested Pochard.

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Friday, 11 December 2015

Hogs still about

Friday 11 December 2015

No trip to Ewelme today because of the weather but trail camera recorded 3 Hedgehogs in the garden last night - will it ever get cold enough for them to hibernate?

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Tuesday, 8 December 2015

No change at Ewelme

Tuesday 8 December 2015

Still a Water Rail, Little Egret and Chiffchaff around and the Coal Tit (an unusual bird on the cress beds) has taken a fancy to my feeders. The Mandarin seems to have moved off the beds and onto Kings Pool - probably being fed bread by the neighbors.