Free Range!

I have had hens for nearly two years now…. a motley crew consisting of assorted breeds, which I let out in the top part of my garden during the day now the weather… Continue reading

Oddbox camera problems

I was really pleased yesterday to see some serious interest in the odd box, but the image kept degrading. This morning, I got up early and took a different camera out and plugged… Continue reading

Oak tree nestbox update

Well, the blue tits are still furiously collecting moss and the nestbox is filling up. I discovered where they are getting it all from. I went up the garden today to find that my… Continue reading

Wren look in!

Finally sat down to watch the footage of today’s cameras and was really pleased to see a new species look  in at the ‘robin’ box! At first, I thought it was a tree… Continue reading

Blackcap in garden

I got up early this morning and went out for about an hour… up the lane and across the fields. The whole walk was full of birds singing! It was lovely. A moorhen is… Continue reading

More Moss!

There has been much collecting of moss today, with the bluetits busy in the nest box from about 7.30am until about 7pm! 90% of the nest seems to be moss and a lot… Continue reading

Nest update

I have been away for  a few days…. plus forgot to publish one of my posts! Blue tits still building in oak tree box, as detailed below. I am still getting look-ins in… Continue reading

Fox Visit

Last weekend, I decided to turn the night camera around so instead of facing the patio, it faced outwards onto the field. I was hoping to cut down on the neighbours 3 cats… Continue reading

Spring Flora

The garden is really starting to come alive after this week’ s warm weather. The bank outside my front door is planted with lots of different Hellebores and a selection of bulbs…. it… Continue reading

Nest building activity

The blue tits in the oak tree nest box seem to have satrted collecting nest building materials more seriously today…. although they seem to have removed it as fast as they have bought… Continue reading