Nature Diary – October 2020

Brother Andy’s October nature diary shares sightings of fieldfares, stinkhorns, fallow deer and a biblical thunderstorm.

Nature Diary – July 2020

Who are the Prince, the Blusher and the Charcoal Burner? Brother Andy will educate you on this and more, in our July nature diary.

Nature Diary: April

Our monthly update on the birds, bees, plants and trees at Skanda Vale Ashram.

A statue of Guru Sri Subramanium with magnolias in the background

Nature Diary: March

At dawn the valley becomes filled with song, predominantly song thrushes joined occasionally by blackbirds, nuthatches and chiffchaffs (recently flown in from Africa). As you go up Monk’s Walk, wood pigeons coo in the trees.