Windswept cattle

Saturday, May 9th 2009

The cattle have been really windswept here today. Although it has been sunny the wind has not stopped blowing.

Windswept cattle

One small tree has been blown down on the access road plantation.

Debbie and Ray came in to help. We have filled all of the bird feeders, checked all of our mink rafts and checked the hides.

New flowers out today are Birdsfoot Trefoil, Thyme-leaved Speedwell and Marsh Valerian.

Blackcap, Reed Bunting, Bullfinch and Moorhen have been seen in the Field Centre garden.


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