Wildlife Blog

October 18, 2011
Scabious,also called the butterfly flower


The Scabious is one of a few plants often referred to as ‘butterly plants’ because butterflies along with other insects like bees and moths are so attracted to them, other names for it are Gypsy rose, Blue Button and Lady’s Pincushion.
October 20, 2011

Wood mouse

The Wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) is the most wide spread and most common mouse in the UK. It is also sometimes called the long tailed field mouse. The Wood mouse is a relative of the larger and rarer Yellow necked mouse which is distinguished by a pale yellow band around its neck.
October 20, 2011
Vole peeking through hole in my garden wall.

Common vole

The common vole The common vole is a rodent and as the name suggests common throughout the UK and indeed the world. There are 155 species of voles it is the staple diet of many animals including owls and other aerial predators like kestrals and also other animals like weasels and stoats
October 20, 2011

Southern hawker dragonfly

This wonderful dragonfly appeared at my pond one day. I ran for my camera and video cam and took quite a few pictures and also some good video.