Warburg Reserve

Warburg Reserve

I’ve been to the reserve quite a few times now and always enjoy it. There is a small hide overlooking a pond where you often see interesting birds and at this time of the year there were lots of damselflies and dragonflies.  It is well known for its butterflies and has a small wildlife garden that […]

Activity at Dinton Pastures

Activity at Dinton Pastures

I have had a couple of morning walks round Dinton and while there was nothing unusual, I did see quite a few birds and the usual butterflies.  On one occasion there were about 20 Brown Hawker dragonflies whizzing back and forth across the footpath but they were much too fast to attempt a photograph.  There […]

Surrounded by birds in the garden

Surrounded by birds in the garden

I have been catching up on my gardening the last couple of days and have been surrounded by baby sparrows, blackbirds, robins and starlings.  I haven’t seen as many Blue Tits as usual, just the occasional one on the feeders but I have now got a couple of Goldfinch coming in more often than usual […]

Homefield Wood

Homefield Wood

As well as the Silver-washed Fritillaries and the White Letter Hairstreak, I saw many other butterflies, moths and insects while at Homefield Wood.  These are just a few of many. I am not sure about the next one, it looked much greyer with a different spot pattern so could be a Silver-studded Blue. The butterflies […]