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Bertie Buzzard!

posted 26 Apr 2014, 12:32 by S Haynes
We are privileged to have a wide variety of wildlife around the farm, including Roe deer, foxes, badgers and a huge range of birds. The first swallows arrived about 2 or 3 weeks ago, quite early this year, and along with stronghold of sparrows, wagtails, tits and robins around the buildings (and no doubt various other things I am not knowledgeable enough to identify) we've also had a Bittern, Kingfisher and Dipper all spotted down on our watermeadow, and have heard the distinctive call of the Willow Warbler. Buzzards are always around - last week we saw 7 all at once but here is one enjoying himself riding the thermals over the farm in the sunshine yesterday evening......