Category Archives: biodiversity

TrackATree three and four – the suspense is building up

10 March and 18 March 2015 Two-in-one this time – aren’t you lucky;) It’s an incredibly frustrating time at the moment. The buds are bursting – or are they? A surprisingly subtle process. I keep pointing my binoculars up at … Continue reading

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TrackATree second coming – where I brave snow’s ghost

4 March 2015 I rushed out there for my second census a couple of days late, but as soon as I came back from my time away. Tuesday woke up freezing and covered in snow – not just the Sidlaw … Continue reading

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TrackATree 2015 – the first outing

We are back on Track-ATree (I told you all about it last year, remember?) !!! They’ve been chivvying us on to start our census early – since there are some early signs of spring out there already with the mild … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 8 – trying to pack it all into the penultimate visit

After my last time censusing, I was acutely aware that this may be my penultimate visit. I was also convalescing from a nasty cold and in need of some fresh air. So on 27th of May I took my time … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 7 – the end is in sight so I tidy up my data

I am keeping up the tradition of running behind at all times – here I am delivering the relation from my visit on 17th of May just now. At the outing all my ‘subjects’, apart from the oak tree, were … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 6 – I get myself a field assistant and we take a constitutional

Last week, life interfered with my TrackATree census schedule so I did not get out until Sunday, 11th of May! On the plus side – I managed to recruit my other half as a field assistant – check him out … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 5 – I take time to smell the wildflowers

Gosh, I can’t believe it’s been a week since my 5th visit! Thought it might be good to get this down before heading out again later today (hoping the rain will hold off this time:). You might recall that last … Continue reading

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