We’ve had Gizmo, the escaped Peruvian owl, regular visits by Muntjac deer and herons - and not so long ago No.73 or ‘Audrey’ as she was nicknamed - the wandering cow who regularly peered through our office windows at us.
Our latest interloper is a peahen (female peacock) who has been spotted wandering around the grounds in the last few days and today was seen having a nap just outside. We think she might have escaped from a nearby farm and so, like Gizmo, we’re expecting the owner to appear anytime soon.
We enjoy our regular wildlife encounters here but there are limits: we definitely hope we don’t see one of the residents of nearby Crocodiles of the World swimming in the River Windrush anytime soon.
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