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The Circle of Life

We suspect one of our ducks is getting broody again. Apparently it’s quite common. Hopefully this time we’ll be good smallholders and our broody duck will be a happy mammy duck. 1,069 more words

Zero To Hero

Kit needed for a dormouse box check

Peoples Trust for Endangered Species have a new series of useful dormouse training videos that can be found on their website here. The second in the series looks at the… 6 more words

New Girls on the Block

The hen house was in a sorry looking state when Mr. Fairweather rescued it from the overgrown grass. It had lain undisturbed since before the cock, Charlie Bird had gone on his dinner date with Mr. 897 more words

Zero To Hero

Babies Galore!

The manor is becoming a bird nursery, and mama birds have been busy with the new housing provided to them this year.

Azure and Celeste started a second family and laid four eggs. 208 more words

Nature

How to put up a dormouse nest box

Peoples Trust for Endangered Species have a new series of useful dormouse training videos that can be found on their website here. The first in the series looks at… 8 more words

A Little House Wren

A little House wren has moved into the manor. The past two years I’ve been hearing her in my neighbor’s garden. Green with envy I hoped with all my might that one day she would consider changing real estate. 260 more words

Nature

At last!

After the bushfires of ’09, people very kindly donated several nest-boxes for various fauna that were displaced when the forest burned. We placed a rosella nest-box near the house so that we could watch it and as previously reported it has had almost constant use from possums and various bird species (but not rosellas!). 226 more words

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