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Tony Duckett
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Regent's Park 12th to 16th July
A pictorial of  Regent's Park over the last 4 days Life with the Kestrel's in the Wetland Pen (area 32) seems moving along without to many problems. The only thing that concerns us is the lack of small mammals that the parents bring in. That said we are not...

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A great start to July in Bushy Park
July in Bushy Park starts off on the right note Here are some photos of birds and other wildlife seen recently.     This Little Grebe got me on to two Red Kites.     Roaring Arch     Common Tern     This is a site that really annoys me, people with no thoug...

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Kestrel mystery solved.
Regent's Park (Kestrel switch) After the new nest boxes were erected in late February the pair almost immediately showed that they the thought of a new home within the same group of Poplar trees was just what the relationship needed. They took over a month ...

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Kingston College Peregrine Falcons
If you haven't been following the pair of Peregrine Falcons that have bred on Kingston College you have missed some beautiful moments. I watch thisor the camera 2 link (  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZF162NTF3k ). The falcon laid 5 eggs which all hatche...

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A glimpse of some of the life in Regent's Park this month
Birds and the odd dragon or damselfly in Regent's Park this month Stock Dove Bar-headed Goose and gosling Azure-blue damselfly Broad-bodied Chaser ( female ) Emperor Dragonfly ( female )

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Bushy Park mid to late June
I haven't had much time to bird in the park these are opportunities I take while surveying for Oak Processionary Moth caterpillar nests. Latest pictorial

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A long weekend in sunny Norfolk
June 9th to 12th in Norfolk It was really a weekend of prep before we my wife and I painted our kitchen. I did manage to visit  several locations, on the way up I called in at Titchwell RSPB and then in the early mornings, before 6.00am I visited Potter Hei...

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Bushy Park pictorial early June
Bushy Park 1st to 7th June Life in the park at the moment is all about feeding nestlings  or recently fledged young. My best sighting was that of a Cuckoo that flew east over Heron Pond on the 5th. Below are some images taken in the first 7 days. The female...

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Kensington Gardens the Longwater 25th May 2017
Kensington Gardens I had to pop down to Ken Gardens to see how the Kingfisher bank was doing. I was surprised to see the large Poplar tree at the northern end is no longer standing and has become a good nest site for Great crested Grebes. Can you see what i...

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Regent's Park 22nd to 26th May 2017
Regent's Park 22nd - 26th May It has been a very settled week weather wise with clear sunny skies all week. On the bird front it remained quiet until today. We are hoping that the Sedge Warbler in area 2 will soon show us that he has bred. The 7m Reed Warbl...
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