Well, it’s now mid-August and we have just had are first day of full rain after a good two months of pure sunshine.
With the River Stiffkey running though the water meadow, it has kept the grass green, so hence very good sightings of the family of Brown Hares feeding.
The Spotted Flycatchers can be seen darting about over the meadow after insects to feed their second brood. Butterflies have been well
down in numbers on the wildflowers and on the Buddleia at Old Beans.
The two Barn Owl chicks have fledged out and are still hanging around their nest box, and can be heard screaming out of an evening time.
This year the three Kestrel chicks have been great fun to watch and observe with their antics as they hung around their nest site for three