There’s not been a lot of excitement about and the photos are poorish but worth publishing as a record of whats been around over Christmas and New Year.
I’ll start off with the photo of the fleeting Fallow Deer, I’ve not seen many about and this is probably in direct relation to the number of people I’ve seen stalking them on neighbouring estates. I know they have to be controlled due to the forestry and crop damage they cause, but it would be sad not to see any around. You can see hundreds in Richmond Park but its not quite the same as seeing them roaming loose in the local countryside.
Where I took this photograph, near Decoy Lake, I used to see groups of ten to twelve at a time – the stalkers could well find themselves out of work!
Birds abound on the hedgerows but most of the…
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