British summer due to end on Saturday? Or is it?

March 29, 2012 - A few days ago, I blogged to celebrate the (official) start of spring. Then, I blogged to celebrate the start of BST (o...
Read the Full Post »

"Operation noctua" HD video update

March 28, 2012 - Just a quick post from me, as promised, to show a few more HD clips of the pair of little owls that I'm following at the...
Read the Full Post »

"Operation noctua" end of week 5 - HD video of kestrel mobbing owl

March 26, 2012 - This “end of week report” this week is a day later than normal, primarily because last week I had the trail camera in pl...
Read the Full Post »

British Summer Time (BST) begins...

March 25, 2012 - Just a few (4!) days after spring officially begins - and today (Sunday 25th March) we all put our clocks forward.... as...
Read the Full Post »

First day of spring

March 20, 2012 - Just a tiny wee post today to celebrate the first day of spring.... The skylarks are all singing their parachute melo...
Read the Full Post »

A lesson learned (twice?)

March 19, 2012 - Quite a few years ago (a good decade or so before I picked up any sort of camera in anger) I visited the Natural History...
Read the Full Post »

"Operation noctua" end of week 4 - spliced HD video

March 17, 2012 - In the main the week has been foggy in the mornings then sunny, still and warm (very warm on a few days), with rain arri...
Read the Full Post »

Garden bats, butterflies and bees (first of the year)

March 15, 2012 - The warm week (18c again today) has seen the sudden appearance of the three "B's" in our garden - Yesterday (after the...
Read the Full Post »

"Operation noctua" - HD video update - sunbathing

March 13, 2012 - After replacing the camera (and giving it a little more elevation to allow the PIR (passive infrared) to work) I retriev...
Read the Full Post »

"Operation noctua" end of week 3

March 11, 2012 - Well... I was expecting to delight anyone reading this blog with more HD clips of our little owls as I had the trail cam...
Read the Full Post »

Dogfight under "no weather skies"

March 09, 2012 - I’ve been working all over the southeast of England again this week and after Sunday’s rain (it rained all day but even...
Read the Full Post »

"Operation noctua" End of week 2

March 04, 2012 - If there's anyone out there who visits my website regularly, they'll know that I've already uploaded a fifth HD video of...
Read the Full Post »

A warm week ends with a day of sleet

March 04, 2012 - As predicted here, we've ended a fortnight of warm, sunny (spring-like) days with a day of cold rain - indeed as I type...
Read the Full Post »

"Operation noctua" - HD video of adult pair together

March 01, 2012 - As I mentioned earlier in the week, I have left the owls be this week, to ensure I don't spook them too early in the sea...
Read the Full Post »

Three weeks to go...

March 01, 2012 - Do you consider the first day of spring to be March 1st? (i.e. winter is Dec,Jan,Feb - spring is Mar,Apr,May - summer is...
Read the Full Post »