Within these pages we hope to include images and information on animal behaviourthroughout
Pauline has a smallholding and her own
personal nature reserve and is on constant watch for wildlife.
here's this month's crop of photographs
to record the beauty of our treasured plot and surrounding
countryside. Welcome to Thistledown Meadows. Pass your mouse over the pictures
to the right to see larger imagesappear below
orange tip butterfly on bluebells.
Crested Newt. Protected species and illegal to handle them
unless they are in danger. We had to rescue this one, it had
been washed onto the footpath by floodwater.
We've been practising.
Baby field voles... aren't
"Well Hello, my name's
The swallows renovated last
year's nest in the donkey stable.
Rattie enjoying a feast of
wild bird seed.
"I want my mommy".
A little, lost moorhen chick. (Don't worry she was re-united
Oh dear Lucy, are you having
a bad hair day?
A beautiful demoiselle. Very
prolific at "Thistledown Meadows".