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Thursday 31st December

This is the last Nature Everyday post.  I'm finding it increasingly difficult to find something new to post and moving in to 2021 will mean repeating 2020 subjects.  I'll continue to post as and when I find something interesting.


Wednesday 30th December

The Moon, this morning

Tuesday 29th December

Long Tailed Tits, there were ten of these little beauties on the feeders this morning

Monday 28th December

Birds in and around the garden this morning.

Sunday 27th December

A Rook, on a wire, over the yard.

Saturday 26th December

It's wet and miserable today, but yesterday was sunny. We walked across to put some flowers on Mum's grave and the Hazel bushes in the Cemetery were full of Catkins.

Friday 25th December

Thursday 24th December

The Holly and the Ivy

Wednesday 23rd December

December colour in the garden

Tuesday 22nd December

One for sorrow ..........

Monday 21st December

We've hung some festive baubles on the trees, for the birds.

Sunday 20th December

A Buzzard being harassed by a Crow over the house this morning

Saturday 19th December

Oak leaves in Winter sunshine

Friday 18th December

The first Song Thrush for a while was in the front Paddock this afternoon.

Thursday 17th December

Not two Turtle Doves, but love definitely is in the air.

Wednesday 16th December

Redwings are all around the Farm at the moment.  It was much too dark and wet for photos today, so here's one from the archives.

Tuesday 15th December

Years ago someone chucked out an Apple core in a Lay-by on Salisbury Plain.  Years later this is the result. They look good but I can't tell you what they taste like.

Monday 14th December

The underside of the Hart's Tongue Fern.

Sunday 13th December

It's a miserable day with no photo opportunities so here's a typical view of a Pintail at Chew Valley Lake yesterday.

Saturday 12th December

A Canada Goose taking a shower at Chew Valley Lake this morning.

Friday 11th December

Wood Pigeons.  In the garden.  In the rain

Thursday 10th December

Despite being one of our most common birds, we don't get many Chaffinches in the garden. This is a female.

Wednesday 9th December

We haven't seen Goldfinches in the garden for ages. Until this morning.

Tuesday 8th December

A Fieldfare in the trees across the road.

Monday 7th December

The clearest it's been all day

Sunday 6th December

Privet leaves brightening up a dank day

Saturday 5th December

Blackbirds love the fallen Apples, even in the rain.

Friday 4th December

Sunshine, something we haven't seen for a while

Thursday 3rd December

Great and Blue Tit searching cavities in the wall for insects.

Wednesday 2nd December

A Starling on a pole in the Farmyard

Tuesday 1st December

Contrails of the Scottish flag in Wiltshire