Category Archives: Wild flowers

Wild flowers

12th Jan 2012 – Murmurs of Spring

The pair of peregrines that have been making use of the Wills Memorial Tower this winter have been very active, and it seems that pretty much every time I have ventured out to Brandon Hill just recently, I have been … Continue reading

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20th December – Winter

Autumn at Brandon Hill has really flown by. The short days and a busy work schedule have meant that over the last month, I have spent less time there than any period since I first moved to Bristol, nearly a … Continue reading

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16th June – froglets, toadlets and ringlets

The rain has continued this last couple of weeks, which has been good for the plants, as their roots will have been getting a good soaking. The small amount we had throughout April and early May barely penetrated the hard … Continue reading

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May 16th – sparrows at last

It’s been a pretty eventful few days  since my last post, with a few new species to add to the list and a fresh host of fledglings to welcome to Brandon Hill. Will try and keep it brief, as lots to … Continue reading

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May 12th – fledglings

Have been away for a bit and so busy that I haven’t been able to spend as much time as I would have liked at Brandon Hill over the past 2 weeks. I have managed to pop in on a number … Continue reading

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April 28th – raptors return

The sunny spell has continued into this week, but it’s not quite as still which has cleared the haze of pollen and smog a little and seems to have brought the raptors out. Yesterday I noticed some curious fluffy material … Continue reading

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April 12th – newts

After yesterday morning’s swallow, was pleased to see a couple more in the evening and a few today, all moving north/north-west. The wind has been quite blustery from that direction, so didn’t expect to see too much flying over, but … Continue reading

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