Wonders on a Sunday.

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Back into local woodland this morning disturbed a female Roe Deer which ran from the centre of the field into cover at the edge of the field. From the film, she appears heavy with milk so a fawn must be not far off.

 

Wildflowers have changed a bit in recent days with both Foxgloves and Ragged Robin now in flower. The Ragged Robin is a species native to Europe, it is found along roads and in wet meadows and pastures. There is far less of this plant around my home in recent years.

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Mr Fox was happy to watch who was passing then walk off a bit sit down and watch me move closer then walk off a bit sit down again and watch me again move closer I repeated this a few times before he decided to move off.

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The woodpeckers were feeding their young in their nest hole in a Silver Birch Tree. Both the Male and female birds were visiting the nest.  Males can be identified by a red patch on the back of the neck.

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First pictures show the male bird at the nest hole.

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After the male bird had finished feeding the chicks the female came into feed the youngsters she was waiting near the hole.

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