Letter to my MP

Dear Mr Pursglove I hope you are well, This email is to keep you informed about some matters which mean a lot to me – as your website suggests I should. On Monday there are two environmental subjects being discussed in Parliament that are of concern for me: driven grouse shooting and the Environment Bill,…

Letter to the Royal Family

I was one of many signatories to this letter – click here – asking the Royal Family to rewild some of their landholdings. You could write too – see here. This would be quite a good place to start, and would have massive knock-on impacts locally; Likes(20)Dislikes(10)

Sparrow update

Last week I told you about the apparently lone female House Sparrow raising a brood of chicks in my neighbour’s roof. Possibly before that blog was published last week, very early on Saturday morning, the brood fledged and the female was feeding them in my garden and next door. The male, or any male, played…

BBS completed

Last week I revisited ‘my’ two Breeding Bird Survey squares to carry out the second surveys at each to complete the data collection for 2021. BBS1, as I shall call it, is arable farmland and I have now completed 17 years of surveying it for the national scheme, and BBS2 is mostly farmland by the…