I haven't been out of late due to watching the world cup
and the weather being much too hot for me as Ive been
exhausted after walking around for 5 hours delivering
mail in this heat, the old body can't take it anymore.
The visitors Ive had have been Goldfinch, Greenfinch,
Bullfinch, Chaffinch, Collared Dove, Blue & Great Tit,
Blackbird, Starling, Wood Pigeon, Sparrowhawk had a
couple of visits, Peregrine flew over twice, lots of Swift
and a few Swallow which I thought might have flown to
Africa by now, House Sparrows which was a surprise but
no House Martins which was disappointing, also Ive not
seen a Kestrel over the backs for a while whereas it used
to be a nightly event at one time, Green Woodpecker showed
up again but only for a short stay and nothing heard from the
local Tawny Owl which I expect every couple of nights.
Deer, Fox, Frog, Wood Mouse and Weasel on the animal side.
At work a Ring-Necked Parakeet flew over, I thought it was a
Raptor at first until I saw the length of its tail which is a first for
me, a nice surprise but a shock at it being in such an urban place,
it was only a half a mile out of Bradford City Centre.
2 Stock Dove and Dunnock also seen in the garden.