Animals

Komodo Dragon

There are some creatures one is unfortunately not likely to see in the wild, one of these being the Komodo Dragon, Varanus komodoensis, a very large carnivorous member of the Monitor Lizard family....
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Birds

Look, no hands!

The hot weather has brought the lizards out and they were scuttling about all over the place. There were also quite a few Spotted Flycatchers and a number of House martins flying up and down the river in the vain hope of finding a bit of water....
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Birds

International Dawn Chorus Day – Part 2

The Serins were everywhere and Blackcaps were in abundance as were Goldfinch, Little Ringed Plovers, Pied Wagtails, Blackbirds, Black Redstarts, House Martins, Swifts, Tree Sparrows, House Sparrows, Spotted Flycatchers and, of course, Collared Doves. There were also two Common Sandpipers and a couple of Spotless Starlings....
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Birds

Midweek meander

A sunny day after a bit of rain, so time to see who was out and about. Strange weather recently: sun, rain, sun, gales, rain, sun…Anyway, lots of Goldfinches having their mid-afternoon munch. There were even one or two butterflies around as well as the odd lizard. There were Wagtails all the way along the river. Spotless Starlings all...
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