Archive of: Henfield Diary

  • Tots back to school for woodland fun

    Tots back to school for woodland fun

    Sussex Wildlife Trust Nature Tots are back for more muddy woodland fun and games in Henfield, Brighton, Horsham, Crawley, Eastbourne and on the beach in Rye bay this September. Bushcraft activities for children aged 3-5 years, accompanied by an adult.

  • Fish

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.Before the big rain came, I looked down into the water of the stream, which for once was like crystal. I looked down on a
  • 21 Up

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.Well, we've still got three blue tit chicks, and they seemed to feather up almost overnight around day 17, changing their appearance rather alarmingly. This
  • 14 Up

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.Two weeks old and our chicks are now feathering up nicely, but you'll notice we're now down to three. I thought that all four were
  • 7 Up

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.The chicks are seven days old. We have lost two, so are now down to six, and to be honest, if six were to make
  • Dad

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.Turns out I'm a dad. What did I have? Well, octuplets, since you ask.Yep, every one of the eight blue tit eggs hatched. Not quite
  • Snug

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.It all started back in January. On sunny days the blue tits would keep popping in and out of the bird box, just to have
  • Frog

    frogspawn / Neil FletcherNeil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.You know what it's like when you're waiting for a birth.
  • Hawk

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.sparrowhawk / Neil FletcherCouple of evenings a week, just before it gets too dark,
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