Late March, the first sightings of Butterflies As usual, the first Butterfly to appear was the Orange Tip, one day you saw one, the next day, a dozen! After that along came the Peacocks, Speckled Woods and Small Tortoiseshells. Claylands Nature Reserve, just a 300 meter walk from me, has some very nice ‘wildlife maintained’ […]

Siskin New Forest

A great new venue for watching wildlife has been achieved by my Sister moving to Burley Village in the New Forest and in late February, early March visits I was entertained by Redpolls and Siskins greedily setting about her Bird Feeders. First to arrive were the Siskins who happily shared the feeders with Goldfinches, Sparrows […]