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 …
The following wildlife was seen during a stay at the cottage 28th March to 4th April 2015starlings, magpies, blackbirds, robins, blue tits, siskin, greenfinch, chaffinch, sheep, cows, pheasants, chickens, ducks, lambs, horse, kestral, butterfly, wood p…
Lots and lots of lapwings, 2 pheasants, crow curlew and skylark.Seen from the bird hide.
Buzzard, pheasants, crows and lots of lapwings seen from the bird hide.
2 lapwings, a few crows but no mad march hare!
Lapwings, hares, curlew, starlings and pheasants.
Lambing season has begun!
The lapwings have returned to the farm. Heard them calling this evening!
Stoat in stone wall by bench in garden.Blue tits, house sparrows, robins, wren, pheasants, kestrel, blackbird and moorhen.Thank you to the Close family for noting these sightings in the nature diary.
Saw a hare, kestrel, crows, robin and a wren whilst staying at the cottage. Also, mother duck and a dozen chicks. Robin, blue tits, wren, nuthatch and hares in field. Cat on the step!Thank you to Jim and Liz for noting these in the nature diary.
All viewed from the cottage:-House martins, blue tits, crow, house sparrows, robins, bats.Thank you to the Fletcher Family from Staffordshire for making a note of these sightings.
Seen from the cottage:-Swifts x7 maximum together, swallows and housemartins, sparrows, pied wagtail, grey wagtail, blue tits, great tits, blackbird, mallards, magpies, crows, red-legged partridge & chick, hare and heard curlew calling.Seen from th…
We saw the following birds and wildlife whilst staying at Caldertop Cottage:-Hares, red-legged partridge, wagtails, great tits, blue tits, house sparrows, swallows, pheasants (mum & chicks), ducks & ducklings, cows & calves, chickens, sheep…
One of our hens appeared today with 13 chicks!
Saw mother duck lead her new babies out of the garden, think they were nesting in the corner.Wednesday – saw a hare crossing the road, as well as lots of other types of birds.
The top of the field was covered with curlews tonight.
Tonight we found a curlew nest with 4 eggs in it whist looking the sheep.