Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Sights and sounds

I saw a fox crossing the West Field this morning and then heard a very noisy woodpecker in … Read More

Abundance of yellow

All the early flowers are yellow, here are primrose, gorse and the humble dandelion! I have already reported … Read More

Bird activity

As well as the usual garden birds around the shed and Orchard this morning there were * a … Read More

Birds in the Orchard

Possibly three woodpeckers competing around the Orchard area this morning. It was amusing seeing people walking by with … Read More

First signs of spring?

Whilst working in the fields this morning we came across the first frogspawn of the year in the … Read More


A greater spotted woodpecker was seen in the Orchard just before the Wassailing yesterday. Plus the song thrush.

Early evening stroll

Whilst it was still bright and sunny, we wandered round the boundaries of the nature reserve early yesterday … Read More


A walk around Fauna and Flora today revealed the following flowers which I don’t believe have been reported … Read More