June days

A quick round up of the last few days

Let’s get this out of the way first
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Claire is settling down to her brooding duties, just popping out once a day to do a giant poo and top up with food and water
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Next door the ducklings graduate to a larger bath
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and prepare for their first night outdoors, as their inside accommodation has been reserved by the next ducklings – currently chirping inside their shells.

Flowers are beginning to look more mid-summer
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Caring for our co-animals can take up time. This fly, for instance
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struggling in a dish of water
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had to be evacuated to a better setting
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where it had a wash and brush up before continuing on its journey
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We like a lettuce with heart
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The June weather has been a mix of everything. Raindrops are never far away
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We continue to create our rain-free zone.
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where we plant a cherry tree
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Attention is demanded at the Flycatcher box
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the adult male obliges
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Down in the Lake
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insect life continues to flourish
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and in the surrounding meadow
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its is the red sorrel dominates the palette
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