I’m unsure how much wildlife and nature watching I’ll be doing in June. On the 13th (hopefully not unlucky) I’m in Hospital for an operation and by what I hear, June will be a month where I’m confined to Barracks. However, a good opportunity to really watch what’s what around the Garden, so all is […]

Egyptian Goose at Conningbrook Lakes

Another nice surprise Conningbrook Lakes is definitely coming up with a few surprises at present, in the last few weeks I’ve seen a Goldcrest close up, a Bittern and now Egyptian Geese. Fair enough they’re not endangered, not are they ‘official’ but the fact remains that up to a few years ago they were only […]

Conningbrook main lake in Winter

After a relatively mild December and early January Winter finally kicked in and has given us to date more than a week where temperatures have only just got above freezing during the day and downwards to Minus 7c at night ! Conningbrook Lake Luckily I got a lift to the main entrance which enabled me […]

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 […]

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 […]