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16
October
Wednesday 16 October 2019
A slight wet start to the day with plenty of slipping and rude squelching noises underfoot. Dried Bracken fronds had d... Read More
by Paul Jones
15
October
Tuesday 15th October 2019
The moon dominating the sky just as dawn arrived, the huge white orb visible to the west, in the east the sun was risi... Read More
by Katie Black
14
October
Monday 14 October, 2019
The spectacled amongst you will appreciate that rain hampers clear nature observation when outdoors. Despite having sh... Read More
by Paul Jones
13
October
Sunday 13th October 2019
Another windy morning, bringing completely different sea conditions, after the calm of yesterday and water a mass of s... Read More
by Katie Black
12
October
Saturday 12th October 2019
Heavy drizzle accompanied my patrol this morning, the ground after 16.1mm of rain in the last 24 hours already becomin... Read More
by Katie Black
11
October
Friday 11th October 2019
With the strong south westerly wind blowing, I was drawn down to the cliff tops to see the sea, and I wasnt disappoint... Read More
by Katie Black
10
October
Thursday 10 October, 2019
Last nights clear sky made for a fresh start to the morning. I was welcomed to the Country Park by a Robin singing fro... Read More
by Catherine Carter
09
October
Wednesday 9th October 2019
What a glorious morning, with the sun shafting through the grey clouds, providing splashes of orange light on water. P... Read More
by Katie Black
08
October
Tuesday 8th October, 2019
A proper autumn morning, with the ground squelching pleasingly underfoot in the meadows and a jumbled sky of brilliant... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
07
October
Monday 07 October, 2019
Passing over South Field were a charm of twenty Goldfinch whilst Carrion Crows communicated between Large Small Copse... Read More
by Paul Jones
06
October
Sunday 06 October, 2019
Behold the Blackthorn fortress and its leafy battlements With Dunnock, Chiffchaff and Blue Tit all hid in its extent... Read More
by Douglas Hart
05
October
Saturday 5th October, 2019
A proper autumn morning - Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, with a thick fog shrouding the park this morning, m... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
04
October
Friday 4th October 2019
Down through the woodlands where the leaves of the Horse Chestnut are turning to chestnut brown and yellow, while admi... Read More
by Katie Black
03
October
Thursday 03 October, 2019
Yesterday gave the coldest minimum temperature for many months. In the evening there was plenty of House Martin Swall... Read More
by Paul Jones
02
October
Wednesday 02 October, 2019
October ushers Autumn in, the season of decline Where everything is dying back and nature lies supine And yet the ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
01
October
Tuesday 01 October, 2019
Welcome to Autumn! A few flowers were still be found hear and there and included both Ox Eye Daisy, Ragwort and Yarrow... Read More
by P.Jones
30
September
Monday 30th September 2019
A grey day with many different cloud layers, from wispy white to dark grey, while at sea a heavy shower was falling. ... Read More
by Katie Black
29
September
Sunday 29 September, 2019
You thought this was our time to rise and this time, you thought right All year our troops have mustered, slowly gat... Read More
by Douglas Hart
28
September
Saturday 28th September 2019
The early sunshine reflecting golden off the sea and land provided a gorgeous backdrop to my patrol. As I heard a tink... Read More
by Katie Black
27
September
Friday 27 September, 2019
Some days of mine the weather makes, some days the weather mars Im at the mercy of cold fronts, dew points and isoba... Read More
by Douglas Hart
26
September
Thursday 26th September 2019
A blustery morning with some showers sweeping across the skies, the sky full of twittering and calling as flocks of sm... Read More
by Katie Black
25
September
Wednesday 25 September, 2019
Rock Doves and crashing waves rose up from the gully mouth. The former, along with a Shag, flew east with the wind. A ... Read More
by Paul Jones
24
September
Tuesday 24 September, 2019
The morning began dry but ended with a heavy down pour of rain.Fleabane was still showing flowers in the uncut margins... Read More
by P.Jones
23
September
Monday 23 September, 2019
Stealthy Raptors out of sight, surprise their greatest asset To find one you must search and scour most every face a... Read More
by Douglas Hart
22
September
Sunday 22nd September, 2019
My first wet morning rounds in Im not sure how long, with fat raindrops splattering down into puddles and streaming al... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
21
September
Sunday, 21st September 2019
Beside the centre cornflake-like Sycamore leaves rustled in the wind. Meanwhile, a related Field Maple, at the entranc... Read More
by Paul Jones
20
September
Friday 20th September, 2019
The clear skies, although hazy nearer to the sun, showed a waning gibbous moon. There was quite a strong breeze this m... Read More
by Paul Jones
19
September
Thursday 19 September, 2019
Hey Ash, good to see ya Hey Sunshine What can I get you? The usual. Sunny side up. This mornings sky was lace... Read More
by Douglas Hart
18
September
Wednesday 18 September, 2019
Alight at dawn despite the cold The suns warm rays shall soon take hold Display your colours, bask in the light ... Read More
by Douglas Hart