After snowy/icy roads & car trouble, our third recent attempt to visit SWT Loch of the Lowes was a successful one in more ways than one. Our Sunday Safari took us to the benches inside the Visitor Centre, at the observation window, where we joined others in watching the very busy feeders outside. Redpolls were… Read More On safari – Redpoll first
My blog (shirls gardenwatch) has officially been online for 5yrs as of the weekend just passed. Wow… I honestly can’t believe it myself! It all began with a video of the European Robin from my garden for a homesick friend in Australia. I had absolutely no thoughts on how long I would keep it going… Read More A Treecreeper to celebrate 5 yrs blogging!
Now wouldn’t that be unusual? Last Saturday, towards the end of the day we did actually see this… although not in my garden! We were at SWT Reserve Loch of the Lowes sitting inside with coffees/hot choc watching through the observation window out to their feeder area.Being late in getting there we knew we wouldn’t… Read More Treecreeper on peanut feeder
As 2008 comes to a close I wonder what you will see in and around your gardens in 2009. This past year I have found myself enjoying more aspects of birds and wildlife than I expected. Highlights? Mm… tricky. Favourite visit of the year has to be Pensthorpe for the birds, butterflies & damselflies –… Read More What will you see?