News From the Forest Centre – Dog Attacks

One of our Forest neighbours has had three sheep bitten and killed, a ewe and two lambs, by a dog yesterday.

The dog is large and described as being ‘foxy’ in colour. The bites on the sheep were massive so it indicates that the dog is quite a size and rather powerful. The sheep killed were just off the Forest in the Newbridge area which is very close to where part of our flock of Hebrideans are (more…)

Old Lodge Walk – 11-08-13

John K, Alan and Maureen, Bob P,  Shaun, Bob J, Peter J,  Al N and Sue P had a leisurely stroll around Old Lodge on a sunny but cool morning, hearing chiffchaff (first of several) calling in the car park. A goldfinch twittered above our heads as we set off, and we heard green woodpecker (again, first of many) calling. The first of several stonechats was seen as we headed down the hill, being one adult (more…)