What's New with Gill Sim
Added 17th Feb to Live Cams - Latest News
It is the second month of 2013 and there have been some changes within the fox family on the City Fox Cam. It is time for an update before the possibility of cubs again in March.
I have been following the lives of this particular urban fox family for nearly 10yrs. Adult numbers have remained stable in recent years with the matriarch Fleur and her mate Art (now both 8yrs old) plus one or two of their offspring remaining at the beginning of each year. When Fleur has her cubs in....Read More Posted by Gill Sim
Added 10th Jan to Live Cams - Latest News
There have been resident pairs of Dunnocks (Prunella modularis) at the back of the City Fox Cam garden for some years. During early winter we usually have some migrant Dunnocks visiting the garden. So far this year I have counted 8 together. They are timid birds often seen on the ground foraging for insects, spiders and seeds in amongst the flower beds. Their dark brown and grey plumage is good camouflage amongst the leaf litter and bark chippings at the back of the garden.Read More Posted by Gill Sim
Added 15/12/2011 to Whisperer Blogs, Features & Articles
The question at this time of year is will it snow on Christmas day? People looking for that single snowflake in the air over designated sites across the British Isles...
But, Northern Britain has already had snow and watching the weather forecast in the last couple of days it looks like many more areas towards....
Added 05/12/2011 to Whisperer Blogs, Features & Articles
Winter has arrived at last. The weather forecast shows the snow graphics creeping down the country from the North, and the map is showing more and more blue areas overnight indicating Jack Frost is about again. Soon the Gritter trucks will be out, busily treating the roads. The public will clear their paths and liberally scatter grit or table salt to melt the snow and....Read More Posted by Gill Sim
Added 18/11/2011 to Whisperer Blogs, Features & Articles
Autumn is a beautiful time of year. The colours of the trees and shrubs as the leaves lose their green chlorophyll and reveal their rich yellows, reds and oranges is a glorious sight, before they inevitably drop to the ground. A natural firework display before the onset of winter.
However, we’re left with the task of clearing up the mess, dead leaves everywhere! There is a great deal of information about what to do with fallen leaves, and I thought it....
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