Two Swallows resting

It really is a good time of the year for bird migrants and to see two Swallows sitting on the Cables at the end of my Garden this week was a real joy. They have been seen in Dungeness and other coastal places for a couple of weeks now, but over their rest for a […]

Hedgehog eating Cat Food

Our Resident Fox The Derelict Windmill beside my place is at present a Maternity Ward for some Fox Cubs. As I think I’ve said before, due to a fight or the mating process, the Vixen is only using 3 legs. The affected leg doesn’t seem to have any wounds so I’d guess it’s a sprain […]

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler Like many, I easily mistake Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs when they show up down the Lane, so when I heard the soft ‘squeaky’ call I looked closey at this little bird flying from branch to branch not giving much chance to take a photo. Luckily one shot came out well and another bad […]

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtails I’d heard the Yellow Wagtails had returned for the warmer months a few days back and knowing how they tend to mix on Cattle grazing pasture to begin with, made the trip down to Scotney Farm, just outside Lydd, with a view of getting some easier photos than in Summer when they tend […]

Orange Tip Butterfly

April certainly is the start of the summer wildlife season and it’s very apparent around the Lane and surrounding fields. Butterflies The most noticeable change is seeing the Butterflies re-appear; thus far a Comma, Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell, Orange Tip, Brimstone and Whites, the latter two have not sat long enough for me to get a […]