Country Park, Countryside, Deer, Encounters, Environmental, Exploration, Fungi, Greenbelt, Mammals, Natural History, Nature Reserve, Video, Vlog, Walk, Woodland

October: Amazing Autumn

Made in October 2011 [VIDEOS], three great things to look out for this month:  acorn crazy Jays, Rutting Fallow Deer & fun looking Fungi! 🥜 🦌 🍄 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeR-IWdG31o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjILAn8uIxc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuE0I27dGQI Apologies for the inaccuracies in the Fungi video; pronunciation of hallucinogenic and apparently you can eat  Amethyst Deceivers - but it is better to be safe than… Continue reading October: Amazing Autumn

BBC, Conservation, Environmental, Film, Greenbelt, Local, TV, Video, Vlog

Instagram (Insta) and a Coalition

Hello all! 😃 I'd just like to say, I'm aware I don't blog enough; that is because it is simpler and quicker to Tweet or do an Instagram Story vlog and post pictures to my Insta profile, in my candid and humble opinion. As ever, I would be grateful if you would follow me there… Continue reading Instagram (Insta) and a Coalition

Birds, Encounters, River, Video

Common Kingfisher on an Urban River

On Tuesday I got up somewhat early, to arrive in Leicestershire for sunrise, where I met up with my friend James Burman. We planned to have a full day to locate, observe and film (or photograph in James's case) his local Kingfishers, which frequent a river in the middle of a fairly busy town. This… Continue reading Common Kingfisher on an Urban River

BBC, Birds, Countryside, Encounters, Local, TV, Video

Waxwing Winter

Six years ago it was a similar mild and wet December, I happened to be looking on Twitter when I saw a tweet announcing that there was a large flock of Waxwings, at the Midlands best garden centre, Webbs of Wychbold in north Worcestershire. It had been several years since the last irruption of Waxwings… Continue reading Waxwing Winter

Birds, Conservation, Countryside, Farm, Nature Reserve, Video, Vlog

Upton Warren: Eurasian Curlew

The now classified as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List, UK Amber and Red List species under the Birds of Conservation Concern review and as a Priority Species in the UK Biodiversity Action Plan, Eurasian Curlew are still holding on at Upton Warren in the landlocked county of Worcestershire in the West Midlands region, and they… Continue reading Upton Warren: Eurasian Curlew

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About Me

Just a (very) short one, to say:  Finally!  I have an 'About Me' page! 😀  I've decided I will be gradually turning my WordPress into my website, so it becomes more than just a blog! In the past I used Webs, I believe my website there was looking 'dated' and I no longer do anything… Continue reading About Me

Birds, Country Park, Countryside, Encounters, Farm, Garden, Greenbelt, Insects, Video, Vlog

Wildlife in August

A lot of birds are quieting down now, but Yellowhammers 🐤 are continuing to sing away!  Plus this is another great month for seeing some beautiful Butterflies! 🦋  (The videos below were made a few years ago) https://youtu.be/bjo0V4ArOSc  https://youtu.be/JFYCvZzwJpw  https://youtu.be/QA4ZW4o4mDw  Thanks for visiting! 😊