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Our brush with The Corn Bunting

Thursday, Nov 09, 2017

Our farm has played house to many a Corn Buntings family over the last 70 years and our father can remember a time where their birdsong was ever present through the crops in the warm summer months or spied foraging in grain stores through cold, chilly winter days. 

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Posted By Jess Begley

Wildlife on the Farm - July

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Seems ages since writing the last snippets with the summer break but plenty to mention this month. Lots of new arrivals on the farm over the past couple of months. 

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Posted By Jess Begley

June Farm Update

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Although it was dull and overcast there were loads of birds feeding on, around or above the lake. Feeding on or in the water were Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Mute swans, Tufted duck, Mallard and Coots. Feeding around the lake were Oyster catchers, Little Ringed Plovers, Ringed Plover, Lapwings and Geese. 

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Posted By James Parrish

May On The Farm

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Lots of wildlife activity at the moment especially bird life. Most of the Summer visitors are with us now. I haven't heard a Cuckoo in the village yet but heard and see one at Maulden Heath. Loads of Swallows and House and Sand Martins seen feeding on insects over the lake on the farm. 

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Posted By James Parrish

Spring has arrived

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

Welcome along to Spring! Yellow daffodils have broken free and rapeseed floods the fields with their sweet aroma and vibrant yellow colour. Spring has finally arrived and you can look forward to fresh mornings and warmer evenings.

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Posted By James Parrish

Bird Notes - April 2017 - Mike Smith

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

I am sure that many will have seen on TV the spectacular and hypnotic flying displays made by starlings about to go to their winter roosting sites. Lucky ones among us will have seen it in real lifeRead More
Posted By James Parrish

Farm Update - March

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Farm Update! March 9th, and apart from it being a touch windy it's a beautiful bright Spring day. I've just got back from the farm and at last I've got some good pictures of a Chinese Water deer, you can even see its tusks!

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Posted By James Parrish

Annual Farm Wildlife Report 2016

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

I'm sure the usual farmland bird species all had a good breeding season as I saw good numbers singing, holding territory, carrying nesting material or food for young. These include Yellowhammers, Reed buntings, Meadow pipits, Linnets and Skylarks.

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Posted By James Parrish

Going against the flow

Tuesday, Oct 04, 2016

For me, the dipper is one of those frustrating birds which, although the species does occur in Wiltshire at the very eastern edge of its range, I have only ever seen it in other parts of the UK.

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Posted By James Parrish

Mike Smith - Bird Notes

Monday, Sep 05, 2016

It is a case of finishing what one has started – once you start feeding the birds, especially with live food during the breeding season, they come to rely on it and so it must continue come what may

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Posted By James Parrish
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