Hethersett Birdlife

Having recently invested in a new tyre for my bike I headed out around the West Hethersett loop followed by the around the Wong section of my local walks one evening last week to check out the wildlife and my fitness. I only managed to find one of my alleged 18 gears but that was enough to get round. I narrowly missed a couple of roedeer as I left the village and headed to the Great Melton Reservoir. Once there for a quick stop I got to watch a single fishing common tern and listened to the calling green woodpecker in the soft late evening light.

35179331070_68f5407285_o.jpg Often heard and rarely seen the green woodpecker

Green woodpecker  Credit: kban2011 Flickr via Compfightcc

I saw little of interest until the approach to Wong Farm where I saw three brown hares which soon made themselves scarce. As I cycled through the…

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