The coldest day

Last week in the UK we endured freezing temperatures with thermometers dropping as low as minus 10 degrees here in Wales, certainly the coldest I have known it to be in the twelve years we have lived here. Whilst it may have been uncomfortable and inconvenient for us, spare a thought for our wildlife struggling…

National Robin Day

A robin with feathers fluffed up to keep warm on a crisp, golden winter morning. Happy Robin Day! —Photographs copyright of Claire Stott/Grey Feather Photography © 2022www.greyfeatherphotography.com If you like what you see, you can follow me on Facebook or Instagram (@greyfeatherphotography) to see my latest photographs. Click the ‘follow’ button on the bottom to subscribe to my blog….

Nest building

Spring is a busy time for birds with those having made it through the harsh winter now turning their attention to finding mates, building a nest and raising the next generation. Living on the edge of the tidal mudflat provides a great opportunity to watch all kinds of birds gather nesting materials from the flotsam…

Season of change

Today marks the Spring Equinox, officially the first day of spring and where both day and night are equal 12 hours in length. In contrast to yesterday’s icy chill, today is much more pleasant and for the first time, it really does feel as though Spring is in the air. Rather than venture down into…

Two’s company

The european robin is known for being a fairly curious & tame. They are known as ‘gardeners friends’, hovering close by waiting for soil to be disturbed so that they can forage for worms with ease. Some robins can even become so trusting as to feed straight from a person’s hand. Today I had a…