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
Lots of sightings received these last two days: Lionel walked around our tors yesterday and reported cuckoo calling to the east of Bearah Tor; common lizard nr Sharp Tor; a dozen golden plover, some in summer plumage, this was nr Kilmar & three wheatear at the east end of the tor. Gill who has just […]
No cute pictures but on Sunday I found the first dormouse dropping on leaves near the feeding station and then another today. The other sign was the rind from the pieces of red organic apple… the dormice eat very daintily but leave the rind. I might add a picture later, here is today’s. First dormouse […]
From Gill N and Kate on their recent walks come photos (some on home page) of Orange-tip butterflies, lizards (one of eight see sun-bathing), first squill & Early Purple orchids and what I think maybe an Ashy Mining Bee. Will send photo onto Paddy Saunders together with some of my queries from the garden. […]
On their circular walk yesterday, Jo and family from Middlewood heard a cuckoo calling near Bathpool. So it’s time to listen out.
Gill wins the prize(?) for sending in the first Swallow and a photo as a bonus. Orange-tip butterflies seem to have emerged with the warm weather seen by Gill, Sue today, me yesterday. Sue also reported a Red Kite over St.Clether on the 5th. Mary & Gill report first Holly Blue butterflies; very bright Speckled Woods in […]