Monday, 26 May 2014

May 2014 Common Crane chicks in the west of England!

After an absence of 400 years Common Crane chicks have been born in the wild in the west of England at Slimbridge WWT.
Keeping a careful watch!

Congratulations "Monty & Chris"

Friday, 16 May 2014

May 2014 Will the Crane's hatch this weekend?

I was told that the Crane's at Slimbridge were due to hatch their eggs on Wednesday 14th May.  Went down there on Friday but still no sign.  Will it happen this weekend?
"Chris" getting up off the nest for a stretch .

Sunday, 4 May 2014

May 2014 Spring has truly Sprung!

Lovely Spring sunshine in early May. Great to get out there!

Lovely to see Cowslips at the local lane

Reed Warbler gathering nest material

Male Orange Tip