I came home from my walk one morning and just sitting down in the conservatory when I noticed a juvenile Blackbird having a good old bath. I happened to have my camera there and couldn’t resist taking some pictures. He was really enjoying it!
A bit of a mixture the morning of 12th July, I noticed the mist forming when I got up and decided on a walk up Hambledon Hill. I couldn’t get a landscape image I was happy with, even with the mist, but lots of wildlife so a lovely morning. The
On the 3rd of July there was promise of another hot day so I decided to take a trip to Girdlers Coppice at Fiddleford. Girdlers Coppice is managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust consisting of Oak and Hazel woodland and is situated at the bottom of Piddles wood on the Fiddleford
A few images of the Barn Owl hunting in the early morning, I believe they have some Owlets in the barn so they are keeping busy. I was lucky enough to watch him, although at a distance as I wandered around Bere Marsh. Click on an image for a larger
Into July and a nice morning so I headed for one of my usual haunts, a walk underneath Hambledon Hill. Always enjoyable and I never know what I will see. The flowers are starting to look lovely on the sides of the hill, most stunted with grazing but plenty for
We don’t seem to get Swifts around the village nesting as far as I’ve seen or heard about as they tend to like older tall buildings for their nests, although I’m sure there are suitable places for them in the village. “The nest is located high up in the roof
Well another month in this unusual year is done and dusted (where are they going!) so a couple more montages of the wildflowers I have seen and taken on my local walks for June. I’m sure I have missed some and many are still flowering from the previous months. I’m
When I’m out on my walks I’m always on the lookout for a Fox (besides all the other wildlife) and I’m surprised I don’t see more being I’m out early in the day, just not in the right place at the right time I suppose. Anyway on 28th June I