Lots of bananas around at the moment, although for some reason most of them never get picked. No idea why not, but presumably there must be a good reason.
The greens and browns as the dry season prepares to give way to the wet season, or as it has been re-branded for tourism purposes, the ‘Green Season’.
There were also a few dragonflies about today, as well as the odd Sardinian Warbler in the undergrowth.
I did manage to get out in the bright period before the thunderstorm and I spotted these honeycombs on the underside of a palm shrub. Are the snails trying to carry one away?
I have been on a couple of little walks recently although we are now back to wind and rain, including thunderstorms. A quick walk around Fobney Lock was very quiet but I did watch a pair of Kestrels chasing each other and a Green Woodpecker took off from the path right in front of me. […]
I have already taken photos of most things on previous visits and since there was a lot of water dripping from above I only took a few oddments. There are some enormous fish there swimming happily in a big pool with some of the turtles. The Agouti was having a little rest – it is […]
I tend to expect to see grasshoppers and crickets low down, although the grasshoppers do sit on the outside house walls in Woodley. While picking a few late blackberries though, I saw I was not the only one interested in the fruit… It was about six feet off the ground at the top of one […]
The squirrels are racing around at the moment getting all the acorns, as are the pigeons. We had a couple of days of very high winds so the acorns were dropping like hailstones! They can be surprisingly painful if they hit you on the head and they are also very slippery underfoot. As well as […]
I had a little Sunday stroll around Moor Green – I don’t usually go there at the weekend as it gets quite busy and yesterday was no exception. Anyway, I spent a few minutes watching a pair of Hobbies flying low over the water catching dragonflies. No great photos because of the distance and speed but […]