Birds on Barnes Common: Tree Creeper

Treecreeper   (Certhia familiaris) This can be an elusive species to find on Barnes Common but is a delightful bird to see. The Treecreeper is resident in

Trees on Barnes Common: Maples

This week: The ongoing dry weather continues to increase the risk of fire. On Friday we had our third fire and first call-out of the

Birds on Barnes Common: Blue Tit

Blue Tit   (Cyanistes caeruleus) The Blue Tit is one of those birds that often go under the radar but on closer inspection, is a quite

Trees on the Common: Birch

This week: The cold snap brought beautiful clear skies and for many of us an increased appreciation for everything our open spaces offer. Fledglings are

Birds on the Common: Swifts

Swift   (Apus apus) At this time of year, if you suddenly see some black crescents, scything through the sky, it means that the Swifts have

Trees on the Common: Ash

This Week: The Ice Saints are certainly calling the weather this month – hopefully gardeners, farmers and plants everywhere will not be caught out! That