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Little Amal

Little Amal

Another little one has arrived. Found wandering, not in Glasto, but during Glastonbury festival weekend... so have named her, Little Amal.  She has a bright pink nose and three days on she is now looking much better. Little Amal was struggling initially, and just as...

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I keep on knocking

Thanks to V. Hintikka for the photo. Greenfinch fledgling First flight for a Greenfinch fledgling.  The poor little bird was desperately trying to land on my Study window.  Thankfully, once he'd recovered from the shock of his first flight and settled down,  he flew...

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Baby Barnaby

Baby Barnaby

Baby Barnaby, my tiny, rescued orphaned pup is now doing well.  Sadly, Barnaby's mum had not returned home, and whilst searching for her he had fallen from the roost. He was lucky to have been found on a garden path and rescued. In the photo, he's just finished his...

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Early A.M Start

Early A.M Start

A good start to the day in the studio, followed by an early a.m telephone call. Introducing baby Barnaby, a wet and cold Pip. pup in a very wet Tupperware box: found last p.m and delivered this a.m.  Please always remove the water dish before transporting bats....

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Blue Studio View

Blue Studio View

It is a wonder I ever get any work done. Come rain, wind, or shine, our handsome, rescued boy, is a stunning distraction.   Video: Blue strutting his stuff

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Clever Li’l Jonesy

Clever Li’l Jonesy

  Even though mum and pup were self-feeding in their pen at home each night; the bat flight is completely new to them.  They have now adjusted to their new environment and are flying brilliantly;  but our little bats are not aware as yet that the food dishes in...

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Three Boxes

Three Boxes

Food and water dishes in situ. This is the view from the safety porch, and tonight is the first all-nighter in the flight for Berry Pip mum & Li’l Jonesy pup. I placed food in the bat box to help them until they learn where the food dishes are situated.  Both Pips...

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And We’re Off

And We’re Off

Bat boxes are in situ and pipistrelle Mum and pup are flying together.   On the floor is the shallow water trough filled with water and pebbles; the pebbles for the bats to land on should they wish to have a drink. I also have my fruit fly container, plus the...

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Dick and (Great Dane) Dusty

Two days running, and two friends have passed away:  I can't believe it. Dear Dick lived to a grand age and was active until just recently. In fact, he drove to visit us only a short while ago and it was lovely to see him; he even chatted about work with Brian. Years...

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Studio sunset

Studio sunset

A lovely, peaceful evening for flying my batties. A huge pink cloud drifted lazily across the sky whilst a noctule, enroute to feeding grounds, flew high above the garden. I truly thought Mr. Cuckoo had returned to Africa, but to my delight we were accompanied by him...

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