Mystery Beak

On watching the footage back today this beak made a brief appearance….. difficult to see in the picture and it was only on three frames.. this one showed the most. Quite a long… Continue reading

Frogspawn Frenzy

Well, the pond is quite literally heaving with frogs and already there are huge clumps of spawn. Rather dull again today, but I managed to grab a few shots. I used the tripod,… Continue reading

First frog spawn in pond

Yesterday, I photographed the frogs in the pond and said there was no spawn. Today when I walked past, I noticed that there was one clump… then tonight when I went up, there must… Continue reading

Frog action in the pond

With the temperatures beginning to rise, the frogs are beginning to be more active in the pond. No spawn yet, but I don’t think it will be long. Last year, I had spawn… Continue reading

Crocus Shots

The sun made a brief appearance today and I nipped out to take a photo of the crocuses before the birds start nibbling them. Their colours are so vibrant and with the tete-a… Continue reading

Sparrowhawk Encounter

On returning from a meeting today, I drove up the lane and was just about to pull into my drive, when I noticed something on the ground, in the middle of the entrance… Continue reading

New visitor to ‘odd box’!

I was pleasantly suprised today to see a new visitor to one of the boxes. When I played back my footage of today’s action, I noticed an interesting head looking into the odd… Continue reading

Four Box Action!

Came home from work today to find my footage showed lots of action! All four boxes were visited today… the oak tree box still have most visitors, but quite a few visits to… Continue reading

Has nesting begun?

Had a quick look through the footage of today. Not too much action… it has been pretty windy and cold here. A couple of visits to the green box and odd box, but… Continue reading

Oak tree nest box: Bird hide treehouse

My oak tree nest box is mounted on an oak tree that is opposite my children’s treehouse (which they have long grown out of!) It is basically a small shed, mounted up on… Continue reading