Brown Hare x 15 in fields around the bird hide.Barn Owl x 1 in farm yardCommon and Soprano Pipistrelle Bat x 3 in farm yard
Grey Squirrel – running along the garden wallRobin, Wren, Starlings (bird feeder)Magpie – Cobble Hey trackRabbits, GoldfinchesSwallows on telephone wiresRed Admiral and Tortoiseshell butterflies – Cobble Hey garden
3 brown hares in the field at the back.Kestrels, Red Grouse, Mallards, Goldfinches, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Juvenile Robin, Swallows, Starlings, Chaffinches, Dunnock, Blackbird, mouse, Pheasants,Kingfishers (at Crook O’Lune, near bridge)Kestrels near Cobb…
Heron by pond, swallows and sparrows, pheasants, plenty of farm animals.Highlight of the week – kingfisher at Scorton Picnic Area!Thank you to the Eade family for making a note of these sightings.
A meeting of our White Star hens.The question is: do they know they are all the same colour?We have lots of different coloured hens mixing and living together – ginger, black, black and gold, blue-grey.And the White Stars.There are four of these.And he…
Bit late…but have finally uploaded these photos taken earlier round the farm…Haytime is here in June Bluebell wood coming on nicely behind the farmhouse (May)And more bluebells…When the daffodils were blooming around the pond (April)Missy ou…
Wren, robin, junior goldfinch, curlews in field and overhead,lapwings – flock flew over garden.Heron by the millpond, mallards and moorhens.Swallows and swifts.Pheasants, squirrel on the lane to Calder Vale.Hares in field.Hens and ducks in the farmyard…
Some people have only plants in their garden. Ours has a nest of eggs hiding under a bush. Thank you, cheeky hen. Perhaps she’ll hatch them.Cobden Farm B and B website
HEIGHT TOP FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGESKens little owl waiting patiently for his walk around our fields…………..and they’re off
2 jays in field nearby, blue tits at the feeding station at the cottage, heron in evening sky, stoat running across road nearby, 5 curlews, 6 lapwings, 4 hares, numerous house sparrows, lots of cows and sheep.Pheasant, swallows, robin, wren, squir…
3 lapwing chicks and several adults, 2 kestrels, hares
Lapwings 5 and curlew 1
Lapwings 30+, curlew 4, rooks 20, swallow, kestrel, partridge, hares, snipe, pheasant, geese (flying past) 20, pipits
Lapwings displaying (lots) – amazingCurlew 1, snipe 1, pheasant 2, grouse 3, kestrel 1, oystercatcher 1, mallard 3, hare 1.A bright sunny evening!Thank you to the Ashfords for making a note of the sightings in the nature diary
So…the first swallow arrived at the farm on April 10. Quite early for once.The next two swallows arrived 10 days later.WHERE ARE THE REST?Cobden Farm B and B website
HEIGHT TOP FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGESLooking for a place to bask in the sunshine.
HEIGHT TOP FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGES……….and look who’s back……….
HEIGHT TOP FARM HOLIDAY COTTAGESThe house sparrows have been very busy in the boxes for the last few days.
Lapwings 10, curlew 2, swallows 3, house martins 5, buzzard and hare
Lapwings 20 + including at least 6 on nests.Curlew 5Redshank 3Oystercatcher 4Grey wagtail 1Meadow pipit 1Pied wagtail 2Kestrel 1 femaleStock dove 2Raven 1 flew over Brown hare 8 +Thank you to Gavin Thomas RSPB for making a note of these sightings …