The Wilden Marsh Blog

16th May 2012: This is one of the blue tits with a nest in an old poplar tree at the south end of the marsh. I can hear the chicks begging...

7th May 2012:I had another try at photographing the blue tits this evening. By the time I arrived at the south end of the marsh, the light was fading fast. The...

5th May 2012: At the south end of the marsh, in a gnarled old coppiced poplar tree trunk, is a blue tits’ nest.

Saturday 9th April 2011 – 20:30: I was out on the dew-drenched marsh at dawn this morning. It was unusually quite along Hoo Brook – the traffic on Wilden Lane being very light at...

SUNDAY 20th March 2011 – 20:15: I disturbed the Hoo Brook kingfisher this afternoon. It flew like a dart down the brook to the Stour; if I hadn’t disturbed it, it’s...