Wildlife in a British Garden
We have a fair bit of wildlife around us- from bees to nesting birds. In this video Jo introduces you to some of our house martins, fledgling birds, and bees.
Every day we wander around the garden to see what the wildlife is doing.
Today you are coming with me. Most of our garden is somewhat of a meadow and it seems to have attracted a plethora of wildlife. Little insecty things crawl about in it, and bees work hard to collect their pollen. We are lucky enough to have a bee’s nesting one of the derelict bits of the house. They’ve made their home in a wall, and throughout the day it’s a literal hive of activity.
Looking up into the trees there’s life there too.
By sheer dumb luck I managed to film this caterpillar through a leaf, whilst filming a much smaller insect that appeared to be stuck on a loop. He’d take off from the leaf, fly up, and land back in the same place. Of course, when the wind picked up, he had a job holding on. He was small yet tenacious.
When the wind dropped there he was still hanging on. He didn’t stick around for very long after that though.
The caterpillar also managed to hold on.
I can, just about if I pause this frame here, see him still sitting there. Most of the wildlife we see on a daily basis are birds. We are surrounded by them. Robin’s, House Martin’s, and Wagtails, we are truly spoiled for choice. Of all the nests the House martins are the most obvious, but they are so Swift in the air there’s no way I could catch them in flight. At least I waslucky enough to see them enter and leave their nests.
I was also lucky enough to find the nest of a family of Blue Tits
I don’t think they were even aware I was there. They looked a bit worse for wear as they flitted in and out of their nests with food, and taking away the waste of their young.
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