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Poached Crayfish

Further up our little valley, hidden in some overgrown woodland is the remains of a Medieval fish pond still sporting two good sized bodies of water. There are a couple of dry hollows further down the valley (we have one), … Continue reading

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Otter’s on your doorstep

Trevina brook once fed a series of mediaeval fishponds along the valley bottom, one pond still exists a little further up the valley, overgrown and haunt to otters & herons.

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Little Gardeners!

One oftern hears of gardeners suffering vandalism and as organic gardeners we suffer more than our fair share. Badgers each year assist us in digging our potatoes, deer prune our orchard trees (not when or where it is needed) and … Continue reading

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Local Downs and Moors

Goozian Downs: Only a short walk or drive away is this grazed downs with gorse and moorland ponies – lovely en circuit with the village. Berry Downs: Again only a short walk Berry Downs can be seen from Trevina and … Continue reading

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Jackdaw

Jackdaw Corvus monedula: When we first moved to Trevina in 1991 there was a large colony of Jackdaws in and around the adjoining derelict farm buildings, (along with regularly nesting Barn Owls). When the barns were converted in 1996 the … Continue reading

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Black Cap

Black Cap Sylvia atricapilla: First appeared on bird table in depths of bitter 2010/11 winter, remained around garden until February.

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