Monthly Archives: May 2016

Heron on its Nest

I didn’t realise until this morning that a couple of nests are still visible at the heronry, 170 metres from where I stood on the bank of the River Stour.

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Southern Marsh Orchids

We have a good crop of southern marsh orchids.  

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Improving Hoo Brook Pasture

I shut the cattle in our relatively new Hoo Brook Pasture overnight and this morning to continue their task of eating the large amount of willow scrub, nettles, docs and thistles growing in there, as well as a lot of other assorted vegetation that needs … Continue reading

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Grass Spider

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Cardinal Beetle

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Weevil Head

Getting really “in its face” can be surprising.

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Common Blue Butterfly

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