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Aug 6th, 2015

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Shy denizens of the Woodlands….

My bird book describes the Jay as a ‘shy woodland bird’. I just went into the kitchen and there were six immature but large jays around the feeding area; two were clinging to the fat balls we put out for the tits, and one was hanging from the bottom of the peanut feeder. Last year […]

Jul 21st, 2015

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A new friend

A new member seems to have joined Team Donich today. Off and on since we have lived here, we have seen a great spotted woodpecker on the nuts, but they have always been very shy and elusive. Now over the last few days, a juvenile has started joining us, not feeding off the nuts, but […]

Nov 12th, 2013

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There is a huge buzzard lives in the vicinity – we often see it swoop over the path when we are walking around the Donich circular.  I always remember the old adage that if you are not sure whether you have seen a buzzard or an eagle – you have seen a buzzard.  Today it […]