Junior Squirrels

Not ready to go full time with this blog quite yet, but nevertheless, wildlife tends to thrust itself under your nose. A family of four junior red squirrels have emerged from a nest somewhere in our roof and are busy learning to be surviving squirrels in our garden fattening...

Carolina Wren breeding success

This entry is copied from www.sparroworks.ca/journal where it properly belongs (garden birding) but it is on my patch and an interesting and relevant observation for the birding circle as well:   We have been hearing and occasionally seeing Carolina Wrens around the garden for some weeks now but they...

Getting started

This blog will take off properly in September (2013) once I have moved from a five-day-a-week-and-then-some professional life to one of retirement with time to go wildlifing/birding a bit more frequently than just at weekends. I shall be posting here about the birds, and trees and flowers and insects...