Sent in by Jenny Heskett, this is a new version of the code for the present situation. Download to view and save to print. Useful for local noticeboards.The Countryside Code
From Mary Atkinson, ‘Moths in July’ to download. Moths in July
In their garden, Rosie caught sight of what she first thought was a pink Magpie and I can see why. But I thought it was a Rosy Starling, the colours and pattern matched and they are reported from further west. BUT, as Simon pointed out with some more photos, the beak and legs don’t match […]
Cannot believe the numbers of fledgling birds around at the moment. Blackbirds from 2 or 3 broods; 8+ Blue Tits, Great Tits, Marsh & Coal Tits are back with their young, Bullfinch, Chaffinch and a Chiffchaff. One Song Thrush which looked huge but the prize for the most noise goes to the three young Siskins […]
Mary Atkinson’s notes for moths to look out for in June. One was a favourite of mine from childhood, convolvulous is the clue! Moths in June 2020
Hopefully, the fledglings have safely got away from this little nest made in a corner of our front garden, only about 2′ off the ground but it was well hidden. We noticed the adults, first with beaks of nest material, then going back & forth but only discovered the exact location when watering the front […]
First, the Swifts: seen in Trekenner on May 6th by Ian & Irene, Chris & Travina in Launceston also saw them overhead on the same day. If any one can look for them in Launceston while out on your daily exercise, please look out around the town hall and the College by the old boarding […]
The Swifts are back in Trekenner, Irene & Ian saw 7 flying overhead on Wednesday May 6th. Wonder if that is early, late or on time?
Hope to be up at 4.30am with time to make a cup of tea before the first Robin sings….
Please find attached file to download. May Moths 2020