Tag: frogs

26/03/18. Frogs at Leighton Moss, part II

Some more of the frogs at Leighton Moss.   This was taken on the same day, and at the same location as the last, near the Lower Hide. Lots of geese flapping on the pond; almost sounds like horses clopping by.  The reeds in the wind.   I think there is a purple sandpiper about ...

26/03/18. The lovely frogs of Leighton Moss.

It’s springtime at Leighton Moss and this brings many things to enjoy – huge starling murmurations, elusive bitterns booming, and many other birds as well.  Indeed, it was the bitterns that brought me here yesterday evening.  But before I came across any bitterns I was entranced by the frogs.  Initially the sound is quite subtle ...

22/6/17. Early summer morning at Montali

It’s very cold here in Cumbria today; the ground is covered in snow and there is a strong icy wind from the east.   A good time to post something from last summer. Last June we visited a wonderful vegetarian country house called Montali, near Perugia.  An extraordinarily relaxing and friendly place.  And the food ...

08/03/18. Canada Geese at Titley Pool

Listening to the dawn chorus at Titley Pool yesterday morning. A cold and windy morning with quick and short showers of snowy rain.  Lots of birds present; some more noisy than others.  The canada geese particularly active with their lengthy chattering before flying off in small groups.  But lots of others too including pheasant, crows, ...

19/5/17. Early May morning, Titley Pool, Herefordshire.

Early May morning recording at Titley Pool of displaying ducks, geese, swans, coots and others.