Monthly Archives: July 2011

A four wagtail day

So there I was with a baby pied wagtail cupped in my hands at half past seven in the morning, on the lawn, with two adult wagtails having a fight six inches off the ground performing feats of acrobatics straight … Continue reading

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The pied family wagtail are at it again!

Every year we say that we are going to get the top of our chimney netted and every year we leave it too late. The pied wagtails have made a nest in the chimney that comes out in our bedroom … Continue reading

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A sleepy snake sunning itself

Yesterday as Rocky and I came down one of the paths on Aish Tor I saw an adder, on top of a stone, coiled in a perfect spiral. It didn’t move at all as we walked passed so I wasn’t … Continue reading

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