JUNE 2021

JUNE 2021

IMAGE OF THE MONTH JUNE 2021 The beautiful little yellowhammer The yellowhammer is a sparrow-sized, bright yellow bird found on the edges of woodland, hedgerows, heath and farmland that feeds on seeds and invertebrates. In the winter, it will join mixed flocks of...
MAY 2021

MAY 2021

IMAGE OF THE MONTH MAY 2021 In the frame The beautiful male stonechat.  This is the partner of the female stonechat from my April image of the month.  He is perched very proud atop the gorse bushes keeping a watchful eye on his fledged chicks.  The chicks fledged one...
APRIL 2021

APRIL 2021

IMAGE OF THE MONTH APRIL 2021 Mouthful of food for hungry chicks The stonechat is named for its call, which sounds just like two small stones being hit together!  They favour rough open ground with gorse or other bushes, or stony heath and moorland.  The female...
MARCH 2021

MARCH 2021

IMAGE OF THE MONTH MARCH 2021 Foraging male pheasant Although these birds are normally viewed from the roadside, this beautiful male pheasant was tentatively walking along the edge of the forest foraging for food.  As it walked out from the shelter of the trees, the...
February 2021

February 2021

IMAGE OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY 2021 The Punks of the Forest The crested tit is one of my favourite little forest birds, you hear them before you see them and there is no mistaking that crest, they have plenty of attitude for such a small wee bird.   I have compiled a...