Tag Archives: wildlife

Weasel or Stoat

On our travels along country roads recently, we had seen the scurrying of squirrels, weasels and stoats across our path, and so far have not contributed to the road kill that is sadly still apparent. We were a little anxious … Continue reading

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Photo shoot

We had a walk in the park this evening hoping to beat the crowds, but even at 7.15, it was still busy. Rather than prattle on, I’ll just post the photos I took tonight. There are 19 in the gosling … Continue reading

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Looking out my window……..

It was 8 pm, and I could not believe what I was seeing. I eventually got the camera and took these through the glass.   A female muntjac deer. My Mum would have been thrilled!!

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Lord love a duck

But not at three o’clock in the morning. Yes, Rooster Duck is back and making up for lost time driving some of the residents cwackers. Personally, I don’t mind her or her chums with their chattering chorus (Laughing Duck is … Continue reading

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Meet the Neighbours

The marina has been quite busy recently, and we have seen three narrowboats and one cruiser berth opposite us for a few days. There are plans to revamp the other basin and both toilet blocks after the season finishes, and … Continue reading

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Just Visiting

It’s been busy here this weekend, what with the market on Saturday, the BBQ for marina residents and guests in the evening, and a beautiful sunny Sunday which encouraged many of our boating friends to go out on the water. … Continue reading

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Photo Latest

I took these today down by the lock with the new camera. cygnet and adult                                               new brood of ducklings

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Marina Wildlife Update

Since rescuing the duckling the other evening, we have been watching the marina waterfowl and other wildlife. Compared to what we’d seen whilst out on the river, not many young have survived in either of the marina basins. Mrs Boating … Continue reading

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On the river with Capt P

Our friend arrived earlier than expected today which worked out absolutely GREAT! After a much needed cup of tea after his journey, we untied the moorings and set off up river. Bud did not like the horn or the engine … Continue reading

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What a sight!

As I sit and review my stats to see if I’ve hit my hoped for marker (just 17 views to go, thank you all so much), a flock of some 50 geese have just flown over my head. They were … Continue reading

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