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Close to jeopardy!

Uncategorised Posted on Fri, May 27, 2022 21:56:39
The Swans and Cygnets are in the middle of the Loch whilst …..
….. nearby on the shore a Heron keeps an eye on a potential meal. Sadly small Cygnets are vulnerable to Heron predation.


Natures confetti

Uncategorised Posted on Tue, May 24, 2022 20:36:33
As summer approaches the fallen petals from the Cherry tree blooms carpet the ground ……
…and the Bluebells in the wood begin to fade.


Definitely eight Cygnets

Uncategorised Posted on Sun, May 22, 2022 17:10:34
Adults still very wary and protecting their offspring – long telephoto shot!


The ‘Golden’ hill.

Uncategorised Posted on Thu, May 19, 2022 20:41:13
Standing out in the mist the gold coloured Whin (Gorse) bushes in full bloom at the north end of the Loch.


This years Cygnets

Uncategorised Posted on Tue, May 17, 2022 20:12:38
Emerging from the far rush and thick mist today there looks to be eight Cygnets this year …..


Signs of the Seasons changing.

Uncategorised Posted on Wed, May 11, 2022 10:42:23
Around the City the Cherry trees are in full blossom…..
……the lambs are in the pastures……
…..the first Butterflies have appeared (a Peacock butterfly sunning itself!).
…..the Swans are nesting……..
…..and the young birds are appearing. ( A Coot with two chicks.)


A Swans life!

Uncategorised Posted on Fri, May 06, 2022 20:47:15
Whilst the Pen (female) Mute Swan is sitting tight on the nest at the far side of the Loch ………..
….the Cob (male) is kept busy chasing off intruders!


You are being watched!

Uncategorised Posted on Sun, May 01, 2022 11:10:38
A Roe deer buck keeping his eye on things. His antlers are still partly covered by their hairy skin covering referred to as ‘in velvet’!



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