Crossbills and Bouncing Bombs

After what seems like one of the wettest winters for years the clouds finally parted long enough to make the trip up to the upper Derwent Valley and a search for Parrot Crossbills. I’d like to say I’m 100% convinced this is a male Parrot Read More …

Under a Blood Red Sky

Just typical – mid-October, a day off work and ex-hurricane Ophelia rolls up. With a grim weather forecast the original plan of a day out around Leighton Moss and Gait Barrows was changed to the far closer to home Dunham Massey estate. By 10am the Read More …

Norden Heath

Common Lizard Enjoying a few rays of sunshine at Norden Heath close to the boundary with Kilwood Nature Reserve. Sand Lizard Great to see the lizard taking advantage of a south west facing banking recently cleared of Gorse. Young Common Lizard Silver Y Moth Common Earthbumball Read More …