Yesterday I took a bike ride to Stirling University to see if I could film any wildlife there, one of our John, one of our wildlife reporters works there and on his dinner hour, he will often take a walk around the various ponds that are there.
He has watched all summer as the eight young cygnets there have grown up and looking very healthy, you can see in the video and photos that they are almost fully grown now, with just a hint of grey left in their feathers.
STIRLING UNIVERSITY IN THE AUTUMN
FWN took a ride up to Sheriffmuir and were delighted to spot four Roe Deer in the long grass, we quickly got out a camcorder and managed to film them as they made off and jumped the fence in the distance.
Not much to say about the swans this week, they are looking fit and healthy and with the ice melting partly on the pond they can feed from the bottom again.
They are well fed also by the passers-by who bring bread, barley and corn. Continue reading “Swan Diary #3 (2013)”