Nature Notes – June 2024

Yellow wagtail and Yellowhammer

Birds of Conservation Concern is a list of birds that are perceived as endangered. Of the 70 UK birds on the list, there have been 20 spotted in and around Scruton, depending on the season.

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Nature Notes – May 2024


At this time of year, you may be surprised to find a queen wasp in your house, especially if it appears on something you are about to handle.

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Nature Notes – March 2024


Walking up Fence Dyke Lane recently, I noticed a huge flock of fieldfares feeding when suddenly a large female sparrow hawk made an attack and killed one.

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