Category Archives: Animals

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Among Elephants in Kenya

I have always loved elephants and my dream was to go see them where they belong in their homes. 16 days in Kenya with 5…

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Wild Horses of Assateague Island

As I stood on the sidewalk of the public beach parking lot at Assateague Island National Park, watching the horses walk between the rows of…

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The Tame Robins

In previous posts we have discussed the unmistakeable Robin in more detail. The Robin is common visitor to many gardens and has a highly territorial and…

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The Bald Blue Tit

I was taking photos at the bird feeder when I noticed one of the recent young Blue Tits showing up was looking very peculiar. A…

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The Grey Wagtails by the riverside

It is not all go go go in the BaldHiker world. There are times I need to sit and relax… no not napping on the…

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The Charm of The Lambs

A big signal the end of Winter is in sight. The fields all around start to get populated by the newborn lambs already. Little, curious,…

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The growing of the Great Tits

The Great Tit. One of the most common birds to greet our gardens up and down the country. Over the past year we have been…

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Deer spotting in Epping Forest

It was a chilly but incredibly sunny winter’s day – the perfect weather to get out into the local woodlands. I had joined a ‘deer…

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The hungry hounds

The Basset Hounds, Monty and Jasmine are here to say hello again. This time with pre dinner antics. As I have said before in previous…

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The returning Robin

The Robin, the bird that is a symbol to many of British garden birds in the winter. Always seeming cute and lonely, but as we…

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The Wagtails of the roof

The summer gives way to autumn and the roof visitors take a complete change too. The warmer months bring swathes of Swallows, resting on the…