Monday, 25 October 2021

Attingham and its Environs


Stags horn fungus

Raven in cypress.

Below, a fallow doe. 

Poor photo of a stoat. They are so quick!

Female stonechat, nuthatch and little egret.

Saturday, 16 October 2021

Unexpectedly Warm Day


Female stonechat.

Starlings and linnets.

Fly agaric, coming to a silver birch tree near you soon.

Sunday, 10 October 2021

Autumn Days


Thrilled to see this female Green woodpecker.

Great Crested newt.

Green sandpiper.

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

The Last Voles of Summer?


Around this month, I begin to get fewer and fewer sightings so I stop going down to the brook till next Spring. Water voles don't hibernate, but they do become fossorial, that is move underground, and eat roots and doze through the cold weather.

Saturday, 18 September 2021

Aqualate Mere and Whixall Moss

Small frog and extremely distant marsh harrier.

Fox and grey wagtail.

Black darters, female and male.

Sallow moth and raft spider.

Shield bug nymph.

 Toad and slow worm.

Saturday, 11 September 2021