Thursday, 20 January 2011

Fox and sparrowhawk

The foxes were courting again last night. I caught a glimpse of them in the moon light as they disappeared up the track. Early morning and they were outside thew house again. The eventually walked along our boundary wall and disappeared into the gardens behind our house.

I watched a sparrow hawk circling above our garden, slowly moving south before flying off to the west.

I saw a sparrowhawk again, possibly same one. This time it was mobbed by some herring gulls and again disappeared off to the west.

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Fox courtship

Although I was down with the flu and a chest infection, I heard a couple of foxes outside the front of the house