Tag Archives: birds

New Forest: kitchen/office turns into bird-hide

I’ve been spending a lot of time working from home recently. I’ve turned a corner of the kitchen into an impromptu office and the end of the kitchen table has become my desk. This is a perfect spot and, because … Continue reading

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New Forest: swallows – the heralds of summer.

I was very excited this week by the return of the migrant barn swallows that have, for many years, been resident in the stables on my holding. Their journey from Africa to the New Forest each spring is hazardous and … Continue reading

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New Forest: history lessons, hunting and conservation.

With the development of high-tech communication tools the world seems to be becoming a smaller place. News, images and videos from the far reaches of the world are available in an instant on your TV, computer or mobile phone. Much … Continue reading

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New Forest: The dawn chorus and ‘off-piste’ visitors

I’ve been taking advantage of the lighter mornings recently (March 2014) and have been getting out onto the Forest just as the sun is beginning to rise. My early forays have enabled me to experience the melodic repertoire of birdsong … Continue reading

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