Nature Diary

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 Cobble HeyPair of BuzzardsPartridge (up lane)Jay (near school)Garden Warbler, Willow WarblerStoat (near gate at end of lane)...
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Cobden Farm Bed and Breakfast 2015-07-22 09:55:00

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 here they are.Cobden Farm B and B website...

Cobden Farm Bed and Breakfast 2015-07-16 21:27:00

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 our Jack Russell hunting for rabbits by the old beech tree in Robinsons WoodSabden from our top fieldLooking out towards Whalley Nab, the lower end of Pendle Hill and beyond to Blackpool (on a VERY clear day)Cobden Farm B and B website...

Nature Diary

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!Thank you to the Moore family for making a note of these sightings....
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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, squirrels, mallards.Thank you to Robert & Diane Payne for making a note of these sightings....
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Sightings from the bird hide

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

Sightings from the bird hide

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 in the notebook in the bird hide....