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 […]

Grey Wagtail in Stream

After a summer break, the Grey Wagtails suddenly appeared this week, mainly hanging around the Stream which at present is quite low so giving them ample places to splash around in. Add to that the re-appearance of countless Chiffchaffs, the Lane has become quite noisy again. Autumn is upon us, at present warm sunny days […]

Blackcap singing

Today I was kindly invited by friends to their house in the lovely Village of Coldred, just west of Dover. They had some Treecreepers in their front garden, but as luck would have it, they weren’t there ! The Blackcap I did however enjoy a pleasant walk around the fields and through the woods by […]