Monthly Archives: May, 2010

I had good views of…

I had good views of the Kingfisher today and I watched as he caught a fish… …the Coot is still around and there are quite a few baby Moorhens up and down the Slea at the moment. I did also see what is probably the only surviving baby Moorhen from the first brood near the […]

I saw 2 of these today…

I saw 2 of these today… …very fleeting glances but I think both sighting were of Watervoles 🙂 One of them did something I have not seen before… it swan for a few yards actually under the water like a submarine, I have only seen them on the surface before. Still a few baby Moorhens […]

Had a great view of…

I had a great view of a Kingfisher today, I saw him dive and catch a little fish. No Coot today, I wonder if he will be back or not. I didnt see any baby Moorhens near the Mill today so I think most have perished but hope the one I saw the other day […]

The Coot is…

The Coot is still around and is reasonably friendly for a Coot 🙂 I only saw 1 of the baby Moorhens that are up near the Mill, not sure what has happened to the others. There were 2 more Moorhen families also today, one family has 6 babies but I dont know how many the […]

Youtube

I have done a video of some of my favourite photographs taken along the bank of the Slea while doing ‘lifeontheslea.co.uk’. Its has been done just for fun and not meant to be anything special, but it is a record of some of the Slea’s wildlife.. Terry

At last…

At last we had a Coot on the Slea yesterday, only 1 and not a pair but that can change 🙂 This is the last baby Coot that I know of on our stretch of the Slea…. …wonder if we will have any more this year ? Terry

Garden talk…

This happened in my garden yesterday (not on the Slea) but thought it interesting as I have never seen behavious like this before with a Blackbird…. I have had Mr & Mrs Blackbird in my garden for sometime, I also have a ‘single’ female Blackbird (I will call her Ms) visit which is normally chased […]