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19
October
Friday 19 October, 2018
Yesterday we inherited a carpet of turf (which will be repurposed) from a wonderful flora wedding in the Belvedere. Af... Read More
by P.Jones
18
October
Thursday 18th October 2018
A most glorious morning here at Durlston, as I began my patrol the large orange orb of the sun was rising above the se... Read More
by Katie Black
17
October
Wednesday 17 October, 2018
Leaving the Centre there was a lot of bird calls but it was difficult to determine from where. Of course it was mainly... Read More
by P.Jones
16
October
Tuesday 16 October, 2018
Today, a most familiar trill Skylarks, they are calling still Welcome in the Autumn chill Summer echoes from the... Read More
by Douglas Hart
15
October
Monday 15th October, 2018
A really autumnal morning, with mist and rain drifting through a grey sky and blizzards of Sycamore and Ash leaves whi... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
14
October
Sunday 14 October, 2018
I believed most people would have understood why the Stour Valley Bird Ringers elected to cancel this weekends Bird Ri... Read More
by P.Jones
13
October
Saturday 13th October 2018
What a fantastic sunrise, for a moment the sky in the east a brilliant deep orange, before quickly changing to a dull ... Read More
by Katie Black
12
October
Friday 12 October, 2018
Ballard Down was just a shadow across thesea, whilst white water was about Peveril Point Ledges and crashing into the ... Read More
by P.Jones
11
October
Thursday 11th October 2018
The sound of cows mooing filled the air as I began my early wander, these delightful Herefords are making their way ar... Read More
by Katie Black
10
October
Wednesday 10th October 2018
A glorious morning here at Durlston, with the sun rising across the site providing long shadows as the early mist disa... Read More
by Katie Black
09
October
Tuesdat 09 October, 2018
Sea breeze comes ashore as the sun rises Sea breeze blows once more, it brings no surprizes Sea breeze treats you ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
08
October
Monday 08 October, 2018
There were two highlights of the morning. The first being the superb views of the Isle of Wight and the skyline of the... Read More
by P.Jones
07
October
Sunday 07 October, 2018
Moving together, passing low the birds fly by in train They speak in tones I do not know Strangers they shall re... Read More
by Douglas Hart
06
October
Saturday 6th October 2018
A second morning of grey fog greeted me, the sound of the mooing cows coming eerily from South Field, their brown and ... Read More
by Katie Black
05
October
Friday 5th October 2018
A thick fog covering the country park this morning with not a breath of wind to disturb the layer of grey. Trailing ... Read More
by Katie Black
04
October
Thursday 04 October, 2018
Thanks to the mist Spiders webs are more visible due to the water droplets perched upon them. However, I did nearly ob... Read More
by P.Jones
03
October
Wednesday 03 October, 2018
A picture paints a thousand words within the human mind So picture fifty agile birds with a half-moon set behind T... Read More
by Douglas Hart
02
October
Tuesday 02 Cotober, 2018
A charm of nine Goldfinches passed over the centre whilst a pair of Carrion Crow loitered on the rabbit mown lawns bel... Read More
by P.Jones
01
October
Monday 01 October 2018
Another glorious early morning with a few white clouds streaked across the beautiful blue sky, against this backdrop t... Read More
by Katie Black
30
September
Sunday 30 September, 2018
The last day of September began with warm sunshine and a view of the wanning gibbous moon. However, the cloud began to... Read More
by P.Jones
29
September
Saturday 29 September, 2018
With golden sun up my back I wander natures ways I follow a familiar track Ive walked a hundred days And yet today... Read More
by Douglas Hart
28
September
Friday 28 September, 2018
I met a man with an eye for birds on the early morning trail He pointed to a distant flock and said theyre Pied Wagt... Read More
by Douglas Hart
27
September
Thursday 27th September 2018
A gorgeous morning to be out on the Country Park at Durlston, the mist was low above the ground forming a white fluffy... Read More
by Katie Black
27
September
Thursday 27th September 2018
A gorgeous morning to be out on the Country Park at Durlston, the mist was low above the ground forming a white fluffy... Read More
by Katie Black
26
September
Wednesday 26 September, 2018
Today I ponder Hirundines, their lives and their affairs They fill the skies A catching flies And then play musi... Read More
by Douglas Hart
25
September
Tuesday 25 September, 2018
On my commute in, my cars external thermometer dropped to 1.5c and a little ice had formed on the windscreen. However,... Read More
by P.Jones
24
September
Monday 24 September, 2018
A bright and chilly morning to be trudging through the trees Magpies, Jays and Carrion Crows are all perching at eas... Read More
by Douglas Hart
23
September
Sunday 23rd September, 2018
Late August, given heavy rain and sun For a full week, the blackberries would ripen. At first, just one, a glossy purp... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
22
September
Saturday 22 September, 2018
My morning started by briefly preparing items for events: Sylvias Meet a Moth and resident artist David Fosters mornin... Read More
by P.Jones
21
September
Friday 21st September, 2018
A beautiful autumn morning after a wild night last night, with winds gusting up to 51 miles per hour and 5mm of rain. ... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
20
September
Thursday 20 September, 2018
When mackerel skies do greet the eyes then change is on the way When Stratiform comes with the morn then it is here ... Read More
by Douglas Hart