Changeable and quiet just about sums up the last few day during which time we've hardly been out. Two days of rain have now turned to gale force winds, albeit at the lower end of the Beaufort Scale, but nonetheless blustery. Across the Recording Area the best on show have been the increase of northern Thrushes (Redwing and Fieldfare) but even then nothing dramatic. The Moth Traps have also taken a tumble and to forewarn the Readership this may be the final couple of days before we stow them away for the winter. This is what we have been seeing:-
get into the traps?
of the Sallows and the much needed removal of silt/mud.
All the action here hasn't deterred the early morning
which a few days ago showed up as a record number of c45
overflying the farm.
(this being the local bird seen hunting daily around the Pond and Harbins)
well no records here but
Aquatic Fern was thought worthy of a shot or 2.
remains here while the reappearance of
abandoned and seemingly dead
left languishing in a track-side puddle.
Christmas is just around the corner so remember
Of all the trees that are in the wood the
bears the crown.
week's rounds was a small ball of
Rodent Fur and a few Droppings, guess the Reptiles/Amphibians are
now in hibernation?