Autumn arrives

I haven’t been out very much recently due to a busy start back at work. Adder (Vipera berus) numbers are gradually dying off, 14 females in one visit a month ago is now down to about 5 each visit. Still no sign of any newborn snakes although juvenile common lizards (Zootoca vivipara) have been quite visible. In addition, nice views of a long-eared owl (Asio otus) was a nice encounter at dusk last week.

Adder (Vipera berus) (C) Matt Wilson

Adder (Vipera berus) (C) Matt Wilson

Long-eared owl (Asio otus) (C) Matt Wilson

Long-eared owl (Asio otus) (C) Matt Wilson

Little owl (Athene noctua) (C) Matt Wilson

Little owl (Athene noctua) (C) Matt Wilson

Red kite (Milvus milvus) (C) Matt Wilson

Red kite (Milvus milvus) (C) Matt Wilson

Cheeky grey heron waiting for a meal (C) Matt Wilson

Cheeky grey heron waiting for a meal (C) Matt Wilson

Adder (Vipera berus) (C) Matt Wilson

Adder (Vipera berus) (C) Matt Wilson

By Matt Wilson

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