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December
Friday 14 December, 2018
This morningour residential volunteer Gregjoins meand weset off down the footpath along the side of Long Meadow. The h... Read More
by Ben Tolley
13
December
Thursday 13 December, 2018
Sanguine hangs the sky this morn An omen I surmise Beware the day that follows the dawn Stained red with a blood... Read More
by Douglas Hart
12
December
Wednesday 12 December, 2018
As the sun rose it coloured the sky with oranges, purples and plum whilst fresh vapour trails appeared in the signific... Read More
by P.Jones
11
December
Tuesday 11th December
Under last nights fantastic starry skies, when galaxies and starswhere twinkling, the sound of seeping Redwings drifte... Read More
by Katie Black
10
December
Monday 10th December, 2018
A glorious winter morning with a lightening sky scuffed with pink and gold cloud. As the sun rises, the sky darkens ... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
09
December
Sunday 09 December, 2018
A striking flash of blue Screeching harshly as he flew Sweet Jay out of view In Saxon field the Hereford Cattle ... Read More
by Ben Tolley
08
December
Saturday 8th December 2018
A good blow is how the wind could be described this morning, as it comes in from the southwest whipping the seas up in... Read More
by Katie Black
07
December
Friday 7th December,2018
Upon arrival at the Learning Centre the sweet scent of fresh woodchip was a pleasant greeting. However, the dark grey,... Read More
by P.Jones
06
December
Thursday 06 December, 2018
You thought that all was dying back, in fact its all but we Whilst they retreat we will attack, their deaths have se... Read More
by Douglas Hart
05
December
Wednesday 5th December 2018
As the thin rain blew across the National Nature Reserve, my patrol took me towards Lighthouse Field and the Hereford ... Read More
by Katie Black
04
December
Tuesday 04 December, 2018
Today the world lies in repose, with scarce a sound or motion Calm clifftops and mute meadows lie beside a mellow oc... Read More
by Douglas Hart
03
December
Monday 03 December, 2018
Just within the wildlife garden a Song Thrush perched amongst a bounty of Haws. In the meadows the calls of Blackbirds... Read More
by P.Jones
02
December
Sunday 02 December, 2018
Ready always nature lies Original and ever wise Yet low beneath the cloudy skies Grains are found by hungry eyes... Read More
by Douglas Hart
01
December
Saturday 1st December 2018
The start of December dawned eventually, the dark grey skies throwing water down and the wind blowing it horizontally ... Read More
by Katie Black
30
November
Friday 30th November 2018
After the dreariness and cloud cover of recent days, this morning was a delightful change with blue sky, puffy white, ... Read More
by Katie Black
29
November
Thursday 29 November, 2018
The world is on the move today, so hold on to your hat And keep your balance carefully or you might just fall flat ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
28
November
Wednesday 28 November, 2018
White horses stampede Determined cliffs hold their ground Guillemots retreat Today a bracing wet wind blows in ... Read More
by Ben Tolley
27
November
Tuesday 27 November, 2018
Yesterday evening a Tawny Owl was heard calling near the castle. Simultaneously, what was most likely a Pipistrelle Ba... Read More
by P.Jones
26
November
Monday 26th November 2018
A Sparrowhawk moving across the sky was my first wildlife sight of the morning. The movement flap-flap-glide catching ... Read More
by Katie Black
25
November
Sunday 25 November, 2018
Oh, what to see, to see today? What wild things will come my way? What birds? What bugs? What beasts of field? W... Read More
by Douglas Hart
24
November
Saturday, 24th November
A damp start to the day, with Woodpigeon clattering by overhead, beneath a featureless grey sky. Leaves tumble along... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
23
November
Friday 23rd November 2018
Under the cover of a uniform grey sky a mass of Wood Pigeons whooshed across, the sound bringing them to my attention ... Read More
by Katie Black
22
November
Thursday 22 November, 2018
A neighbours waste bin had fallen over on Lighthouse Road and the carpet of contents were being investigated by a pair... Read More
by P.Jones
21
November
Wednesday 21st November, 2018
A wild start to the day, with south-westerly winds scouring the park, bringing with them rain and even hail! A turbule... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
20
November
Tuesday 20 November, 2018
I stepped outside wearing a thick jacket, scarf and hat I only had forgotten gloves. Beside the car park there was an ... Read More
by P.Jones
19
November
Monday 19th November 2018
Looking across the sea, patterns of sunlight were on the water while above there was a layer of pink sky covered in a ... Read More
by Katie Black
18
November
Sunday 18 November, 2018
On the approach road in a Green Woodpecker flew along the verge whilst at least three Grey Squirrel scampered out the ... Read More
by P.Jones
17
November
Saturday 17th November, 2018
A wonderfully complex sky this morning, with banks of silvery grey cloud, tinged with pink, and dotted with pools of b... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
16
November
Friday 16 November, 2018
My early visit to the plant room sent a good score of Woodpigeon to noisily depart from the Holm Oak cover overhead. T... Read More
by P.Jones
15
November
Thursday 15th November 2018
A change in the weather with a dull grey cloud covering the sky but the temperature extremely mild. The colours of b... Read More
by Katie Black