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    Photoshoot

    We recently had the pleasure of being the location for a photoshoot for Bardo Jewellery. Cath of Bardo Jewellery has created a new collection called ‘Forget Me Not’ and wanted an atmospheric church setting to compliment her work for a series of syled images for her website and Instagram page. Photographer Vix of Pix by Vix did a fabulous job…

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    The FINAL Victor’s Wonderful Wildlife

    Here is a video compilation of the wildlife I’ve seen in the last week of Victor’s Wonderful Wildlife. Look out for the shot of the woodpecker on the birdtable! Thank you for all the support. XD Victor’s Wonderful Wildlife: part 18. We are so proud of Victor for completing 18 weeks of nature notes as part of his ‘home schooling’…

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    Leaf Rubbings

    I collected some leaves from the trees in the churchyard to do some rubbings of them. It helped me notice the different shapes of them. What I learnt is that elder and ash are compound leaves and the others were all simple leaves. While I was collecting the leaves a managed to find a shield bug on a leaf. Here…

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    Bats

    In the evenings there have been bats coming out of the roof and flying around the churchyard. Pipistrelle bats are the most common bat in the UK. Did you know that they are the smallest bat in Britain? They have a length of 5cm and a wingspan of 23cm. Normally bats give birth in June to July and have one…

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    Bird watching

    Yesterday I sat outside in the churchyard for half an hour to see what birds we could see and hear. 2 peregrines flew over us, squawking as they looked for their prey. I recorded my sightings on the Bird Track app on my mum’s phone. Here is a screenshot of what birds we saw. As I was looking for birds…

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    Squirrels

    Very recently I have been seeing a few squirrel families around the churchyard, (I even saw a baby one!). I decided to put some nuts out for them and set the wildlife camera up to see what would happen. The next day I saw that the squirrels had eaten the nuts and that the camera had recorded them. Here are…

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    Baby birds

    Very recently I saw a blackbird nest in the ivy by the church. Then a few days later I saw 3 eggs in the nest. Last week I was hearing cheeping noises and decided to take a video of what was inside the nest… A blue tit family have made a nest in the wall of the church. You can…

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    Slow-worms

    On this week’s blog post I decided to do it on slow-worms as I have been seeing a few of them recently. At this time it is mating season for slow-worms. Did you know that slow-worms can bite? But they are not venomous and they will only hurt themselves trying to bite us. Normally slow-worms hibernate in groups of thirty.…