Category: Paul’s Blog

  • A Quick Trip to Yeadon

    A Quick Trip to Yeadon

    This morning I had a few minutes in Yeadon and managed to get halfway round Yeadon Tarn before I had to leave. Click on an image to see it better quality in its gallery. As expected there were lots of Canada Geese, Swans, Mallard and Black Headed Gulls. There were also quite a few Tufted […]

  • Visiting Sparrowhawk

    Visiting Sparrowhawk

    I have been doing some long overdue pruning in our garden and now have a 4 foot high mountain of stuff to get rid of. I say pruning because if it is done properly the plants get healthier, ours might not survive. I did wonder if any animals would hide in the mountain but I […]

  • Redwing in our Garden

    Redwing in our Garden

    A few weeks back I posted a couple of record shots of a Redwing in our garden. If you looked at the images on a decent monitor you could see that it was a Redwing behind all the branches and rose thorns. I have now got 2022 off to a better start with some much […]

  • A Stuffed Sparrowhawk

    A Stuffed Sparrowhawk

    I got a phone call from my neighbour today. He told me about a bird in his garden that was tucking into a Pigeon. After looking through one of our windows I’m afraid I cut him off a bit short, he was telling me a bit about how it had progressed but I had to […]

  • Redwing in the garden

    Redwing in the garden

    The photos aren’t very good but I am quite pleased to have spotted a Redwing in the hedge at the back of our garden. I’m not sure it will help much, but if you click on the image you can see it in a larger size. On a couple of occasions, in the poor light, […]

  • Shipley’s Hop Garden

    Shipley’s Hop Garden

    At the beginning of October (checks image data) in fact on 1st October, I was collared by John Dallas, of Bracken Hall Countryside Centre fame, on Kirkgate in Shipley. As a result of the conversation I got my camera and went along to one of the buildings on Kirkgate.