BIRDS AT THE GRANGE
Yes, Scarlet Macaws used to fly around the gardens at The Grange! Owned by Mrs Angeline Robinson who created the gardens.
The gardens at The Grange have mature trees within an area designated for wildlife and the birdlife has been recorded from 2012.
June 2016 Birds seen to date:
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Jay (and albino Jay)
Tawny Owl (Heard frequently)
One of the bird boxes which was used by Great Tits in 2013. April 2013
Bird boxes have been placed around the site including four in the adjoining churchyard. In April 2013 two boxes are attracting attention. Since the there has been activity in the boxes but not always birds!
A bird box in the adjoining churchyard. Clare Court in the background. April 2013
Buzzard by the pond at The Grange. 2012
Young Buzzard enjoying its early days in The Grange garden. 2012
Two young buzzards in July 2013
The bird feeders are very popular with additional visitors! 2012
Song Thrush August 2013
Blackbird June 2013
With lots of lawned areas the foraging is good for thrushes and blackbirds.
Pheasants enjoy the gardens, especially in the winter months when up to 15 can be seen. 2014
The Red-legged Partridge outnumbered by the Pheasants. Aoril 2014
Two Red-legged Partridges are regular visitors in 2014
Not room for everyone! April 2014
The pheasant with part of her brood. June 2014
More young pheasants soon joined in. June 2014
Promenade of Pheasants November 2014
Jay in the newly planted Cider Press. November 2014
Photo: Sue Caddick
Mallard and young at the ground feeder. May 2015
Following Mum. May 2015
Canada Geese June 2015
Heading off to find a pond. June 2015
An albino jay has been a regular visitor but keeps within cover. February 2016
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