Nesting Season in full swing

Nest building and egg laying is in full swing in the garden with most nest boxes now occupied. Thick evergreen shrubs like yew and Juniper provide ideal nest sites for  garden birds and the Blackbirds have laid 4 eggs in the nest constructed in the Yew. It is likely to be work still in progress with […]

By |April 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Frequent Heron

   We  posted previously that a Heron has been visiting our  wildlife garden pool and this morning I was sat working at the table when he returned and took up fishing position at the shallow end. He/she kindly posed for a photograph and remained quite unconcerned at my proximity until a frog had been caught and consumed.  […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome visitor to the garden

Some welcome sunshine today and looking out of the window I noticed a male Bullfinch in the garden. We don’t have many visit us, although last year a pair did nest in a Yew bush,  He was searching the buds on the shrubs, I expect for insects  emerging to make the most of the sunshine. […]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments