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Wildlife On The Farm – July 2017

Wildlife On The Farm – July 2017

Last year the Shelducks attempted nesting in a quite exposed badger sett but they must have been disturbed so failed to breed. The pair returned again in late March but I only saw one of them on odd occasions thinking the other had moved away. […]

Wildlife On The Farm – January 2017

Wildlife On The Farm – January 2017

Since writing last a lot of water has run under the bridge in more senses than one. Although it hasn’t rained today (5th Jan) our garden is flooded in places. Our daffodils are not yet in flower in the garden but odd gardens in the […]

Wildlife On The Farm – 2016 Report

Wildlife On The Farm – 2016 Report

I’m sure the usual farmland bird species all had a good breeding season as I saw good numbers singing, holding territory, carrying nesting material or food for young. These include Yellowhammers, Reed buntings, Meadow pipits, Linnets and Skylarks. I actually found a Skylarks nest with […]

Wildlife On The Farm – October 2016

Wildlife On The Farm – October 2016

Although today (10th Oct) the sun has been out it is starting to feel a bit chilly but still a nice autumnal day. On the farm last week when it was a bit warmer there were still Dragonflies on the wing- Common Darters and Migrant […]