3. Maidencombe Fields and Cliffs: Roe Deer and Bluebells 2018:05:05

The fields, cliffs and woodland at Maidencombe are suddenly looking like spring has really arrived. The woods and hedgerows are full of bird song, and this Roe Deer watched us for long enough to get the cameras out.

 

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Roe Deer

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The bluebells are now almost fully out in the woodland

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Fungus growing on a fallen tree

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Panorama: bluebells in open fields below the woodland - this is now part of the bird sanctuary

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Fresh new beech leaves in the morning sunshine

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View along the cliffs to Teignmouth

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The Red Devon cattle are now back in the fields with young calves.

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A calm sea, looking past Maidencombe towards Marychurch

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Many butterflies on the path

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Fields are now yellow with buttercups

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A spider in the grass. Its web covered with the morning dew.

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The same spider in close up

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