Devon Bird Sightings: Other Wildlife from 1st–7th May 2020

Scarce Breeding Birds - important posting guidelines

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Further details can be found in the link below, but note, Wood Warbler is now also included as a scarce breeder:-

Posted April 15th at 3:02 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News


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Posted October 10th, 2016 at 9:14 am in Bird News

Saturday 2nd May 2020


Sorry for the late post. Following the visits of mother and child,twice in the last couple of years, this week we had a late night visit form two adult hedgehogs. One took off immediately and the other tried to hisde behind the tubs, hence the poor photo. Perhaps it was camera shy! I had wondered at the lack of evidence of slugs or snails but now I know. How they get in or out I have no idea but am just grateful for their visits as it means I can grow delphiniums and hostas in relaitive freedom.


Posted May 2nd, 2020 at 9:37 am by Philip L. Fairclough in Other Wildlife

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