Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Sand Martins

Sand Martins at Broadgate Farm

Many thanks to David Melville for taking these photo and allowing them to be used on our blog

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

More photos taken by a visitor

21 st June 2011, Longest day, damp showers all day
but these bird don't seem to mind.

Monday, 20 June 2011

Photos of bird life round the farm

These photos were taken on the farm by a visitor who has been staying

Sunday, 19 June 2011

Supper at Broadgate Farm

The woodpecker is back regularly


A family of bullfinches enjoy a quiet supper at the same time.

Excerpts from Nature Diary

20th June 2010
lovely site, beautiful views, good length dog walk,
viewed curlews, oyster catcher, rabbits, hare, blue tit, great tit, buzzards, chaffinches, swallows, house martins, lapwings, curlews and whinbrells.
30th June 2010
Dusk after a long hot bright day,
seen whimbrells, hare, rabbits, buzzards, pigeon, swifts, crows,seagulls, chaffinches and ' a black bunny'
2nd July 2010
lots of rabbits, curlews, lapwings, and owl, bats and great views
25th October 2010
Very frosty over night, but sunny and blue skies during the day, saw a flock of swallows, woodcock, lapwing and pheasants.
26th February 2011, by Anne and Peter B
We just love the walks up here, everything is available to see, all you need to do is keep watching.
24th February 2011
3 lapwing and 2 buzzards
25th March 2011 by Gavin T. RSPB
27 curlews, 8 lapwing, goldcrest, oyster catchers and curlews
7th May 2011, Jim Southport
3 buzzards, curlews and pheasants

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

A Beautiful Summers Night

Our resident woodpecker enjoys a quiet supper just outside our new garden room.