Monthly Archives: June, 2010

This is why I get so PI$$ED off…

This is why I get so PI$$ED off… a little while ago The Sleaford navigation Trust (I assume) asked the ‘people responsible’ for creating a dam on the Slea to stop, this was done it said because the people involved were worried about the wildlife not having enough water. This is obviously a little short-sighted […]

Unusual sighting on the Slea…

Unusual sighting on the Slea… … no not really, I have just been away photographing Whales and Dolphins (along with a Leatherback Turtle and Coryยดs Shearwaters etc) in the Azores. I will post a whale shot soon also ๐Ÿ™‚ Photographing Whales from a moving boat is hard, photographing Shearwaters is also hard BUT photographing wild […]

Kingfisher Heaven…

It was Kingfisher Heaven on the Slea today… first we saw a Kingfisher, then we saw a Kingfisher, then we saw a Kingfisher, then we saw TWO Kingfishers and then we saw a Kingfisher AGAIN ๐Ÿ™‚ I was also told (but have no proof) that Baby Kingfishers have been seen recently on the Slea, the […]

I have not seen the…

I have not seen the Coot for a while, perhaps (s)he has flown ? Some of the Ducklings are getting quite big now, also some that are just a day or so old are on the river. Most of the baby Moorhens seem to be doing well but nothing much else happening at the moment.

The ‘first’ second brood…

I saw the ‘first’ second brood of Moorhens on the Slea today near the Mill, it looks like only one of the first brood survived. A Duck was minding its own business with 8-10 ducklings who were only a couple of days old, when 4-5-6 males set apon her, if they kill her, which is […]

The Coot…

The Coot is still around ๐Ÿ™‚ there are some ducklings that are getting quite big now, but we do not seem to have had as many Ducklings as previous years. Also still quite a few baby Moorhens up and down the river and at least 1 on the pond. One from the archives…