Sunday, 30 July 2017

Raptor passage over the Heath!

Having just returned from our week away, a lot of garden maintenance was called for before the rain returns! Whilst mowing the lawn I heard the unmistakable 'yip yip yip yip' of a Red Kite: I ran indoors for a camera, in time to watch it being chased off by three Buzzards. One of these thoughtfully returned to pose for a couple of photos!

After lunch, Linda and I investigated a local  venue for beekeeping: looks possible if we can obtain the right permissions. As we walked around, I found an Essex Skipper, which is a new species for me so close to home!





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