2018

by RustonHouse • | | 0 comments
The wildlife camera has been playing up. It has taken to ignoring the instruction to shoot in the hours of darkness only. So this afternoon it managed to capture these pigeons. Hardly exciting, but the first thing it managed to take in daylight that shows any wildlife! read more
by RustonHouse • | | 0 comments
Just two views were taken of the lake this month and only two days apart. The first taken on the 12 May and the second on the 14 May. This is the month that the lilies leap into action. There appeared to be also no lilies that had broken the surface on 28 April but now there are many. ... read more
by RustonHouse • | | 0 comments
I don't go to the wildlife camera every day to see what it has captured, so images will begin to be posted here in batches. These two short clips were captured on Friday evening (11 May) at 20:32 and last night (16 May) at 20:52 which you could say means the deer has remarkably stable habits vi... read more
by RustonHouse • | | 0 comments
What is this creature? It was caught on the wildlife camera at around 02:35 this morning. The camera is pointing north and is strapped to a large oak at just about the most south-westerly point in the grounds and shows the path running behind the old reed bed. It's far too fat for a ca... read more
by RustonHouse • | | 0 comments
There's been a lot been going on around the grounds this month and for some reason it seems that I forgot to take any of the traditional lake view. So the only picture to offer was one taken in the pouring rain on 28 April. Because of the lack of sun on the water, this time it's easier to s... read more
by RustonHouse • | | 0 comments
It was just after 13:45 when we spotted a otter in the lake. I dashed upstairs to fetch the camera, but looking down from the bedroom window saw it was now on the bank of the lake. It inspected the ground around the path and then paused a while before diving in. That all took around a... read more