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Squirrel Nutkin returns

The local squirrels are in fine and mischievous fettle this spring. The grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) can breed twice per year, with the first mating season beginning in spring. After mating the female will drive the male out of her chosen tree, where she will give birth about 6...

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European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

These beautiful little birds, a garden favourite here in the UK, have been having a tough time in the recent spell of winter weather. The British variety is in fact a sub species called “Erithacus rubecula melophilus”. Several Robin’s have been visiting our feeders and I thought I’d share...

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Red Kite flight & feeding video

As promised here is the video short that accompanies my post about the Kites at Gigrin Farm, from last Wednesday. I’ve adjusted my video export settings for upload to YouTube, I think these are better – hope you agree. As usual this post is split to assist quicker loading...

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Young Birds Video

This spring we added a new feeding station for our wild birds. It seems to have been quite a hit, especially with the youngsters. Some of them are very quick to get to grips with things, like the sparrow fledglings; others aren’t too sure at first, like a certain...

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