Female Bearded Tit

As I said in my previous post, I was hoping to see a few firsts on this trip and it didn’t let me down. First was a Bearded Tit. Regret to say I didn’t come across a male, but this little beauty more than makes up for it. Beautiful clean lines flittering amongst the reeds […]

Juvenile Wren

With the temperature at over 25 degrees this morning I thought it good to get Camera, sit in the shade and watch the juvenile Garden Birds at work, rest and play. At present Blackbirds seem to be the main event, all day long they’re either noisily scurrying through the dead leaves under the Laurel Tree […]

Solitary Bee in Bee Hotel

Whilst sitting in my favourite Garden Chair just by my Bug / Bee Hotel I wasn’t expecting to see a Solitary Bee buzz past me quite this early and make it’s way to one of the holes I drilled. For the next hour I sat there watching with great interest as two flew in and […]

Young Wren

There was much happening with the birds down the Lane this morning, it seems that many are now on their second hatching’s of the Summer, loud high note tweets coming from everywhere! The young Wren takes a break on the Greenhouse roof Luckily I was in the Garden when I heard something hit the Kitchen […]

Bird Table in June

With the weather the way it is I decided not to venture out today but instead, just watch all the juvenile birds there are in the Garden at present. It seems the breeding around here is going well! Busy is an understatement, regardless of the rain they were back and forth, some with their Mother’s […]

Jay under Bird Feeders

Although there are only 8 species of Birds in this video, around and about there is so much activity, mainly revolving around the Fledglings. The Woodpeckers appear to have hatched two young one’s and there’s ample families of Coal Tits, Great Tits, Blue Tits, Robins and more – more common Garden Birds that is. Thus […]

Firecrest at Dungeness

5th.April 2016 I’d been told that if you’re looking for birds at Dungeness, always go to the Old Lighthouse Garden close to beach. Today I did just that and caught a Redstart, Continental Tit and some Firecrests, all firsts for me. Firecrest Unless it’;s a hot summer’s day during the School Holidays, parking is quite […]

Blue Tits eating Peanuts

Blue Tits taking control !         Yellowhammer in Garden – Stonechat, Dungeness – Siskin, Conningbrook Lakes         Reed Bunting, Dungeness – Seal at Warsash – Pintails & Teals, Oare Marshes         Oare Marshes – Nuthatch, Eastwell Lake – Merganser, Eastwell Lake         Great Egret, Rye Harbour – Long Eared Owl, Dungeness […]