Festive lunch #nature



Nature, general, December 2016


Possibly the remains of a wood pigeon bordering the clearing. (more…)

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Woodpigeons #wildlife



Birds, Wood Pigeon, September 2016


A pair of Columba palumbus – they seem to consider this area by the pond ‘home’. (more…)

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‘As a feather is wafted downward’ #birds



Birds, Feather, August 2016


From The Day is Done by Longfellow. (more…)

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Eye to eye #birds



Birds, Heron, June 2016


A Heron, Ardea cinerea, gets up close to the remote camera. (more…)

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The UK’s commonest pigeon #birds



Fauna, Wood Pigeon, April 2016


And also, says the RSPB, the largest – Woodpigeon, Columba palumbus. (more…)

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Cock and hen #wildlife



Bird, Pheasant, March 2016


Pheasants, Phasianus colchicus, near the exit to the copse. (more…)

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‘As a feather is wafted downward’ #nature



Feather, birds, January 2016


From The Day is Done by Longfellow (more…)

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Egg #birds



Egg, birds, January 2016


Unknown bird’s egg, not as perfect as it looks as it was holed on the other side and laying in the clearing. (more…)

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Grey Heron #birds



Birds, Heron, January 2016


Ardea cinerea by the pond. (more…)

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Jay #wildlife #birds



Bird, Jay, October 2015


Garrulus glandarius. (more…)

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‘And the warbling starch collared wood-pigeon… settles’ #birds

Bird, Wood Pigeon, September 2015


From Just Sunday Morn by Karen Deeks. (more…)

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Reigning champion



Bird, Robin, March 2015


The Robin, Erithacus rubecula, faces a title challenge in the vote for Britain’s favourite bird. (more…)

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