Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Got him by the Throat.

Bleeding roll on! cold! or what? After having moved back to Bampton I now find very cold, windy and dry conditions. Of course the dry conditions are just a continuing and worsening of the lack of Winter and Spring rain we are experiencing and that is not good for our insect eating birds and in particular their chicks who depend on this important source of protein. Farmers crops are not looking too good and apart from the earlier than usual Oil-Seed Rape one can see a desperate need for moisture over the drying countryside.
Saw this evasive Whitethroat yesterday one of four but they were difficult to photograph as they were really good at hiding themselves.The Oxon Feather.
Whitethroat


Yellowhammer

Linnet
Rushey Lock
Pond Water-Crowfoot
Distant Fox in the Meadow

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