Category Archives: Nature


Now in late April, all has gone comparatively quiet except for the occasional warning call when possible intruders are present. The hens are busy laying and sitting on their eggs.  The grouse are more visible than the other birds as … Continue reading

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After the amazing croaking of the numerous frogs in our pond, which lasted about two weeks, we were left with huge amounts of black-eyed spawn and the pond became serenely quiet once more.  Our anticipation of watching the expected masses … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

This last week the joyous sound of numerous frogs in our small freshwater pond has lifted my spirits after a long, cold and dreary winter. I have never seen so many during the mating season in the pond since we … Continue reading

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My Nature Diary

2010 December 16th As we are threatened by more falls of snow, my concern rises for the welfare of the red grouse. These birds are native to our country and are found only on the heather clad moors, mainly in … Continue reading

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