How to avoid stress with alpacas

EPISODE NOTES

Steve provides a weather forecast, talks about visitors, including a swan and an unidentified bird, and shares observations and reflections about how being around alpacas can help reduce stress and how we, in turn, can reduce stress for them.

Birds

Nuthatch

Nuthatch Bird Facts | Sitta Europaea

Nuthatch Bird Facts | Sitta Europaea

A plump bird about the size of a great tit, resembling a small woodpecker. It is blue-grey above, whitish below with chestnut on its sides & under its tail

https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/nuthatch

Pied Wagtail

Pied Wagtail Bird Facts | Motacilla Alba

Pied Wagtail Bird Facts | Motacilla Alba

A small, long-tailed and sprightly black and white bird. When not standing and frantically wagging its tail it can be seen dashing about in search of food

https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/pied-wagtail

Unidentified Goose

This is probably juvenile plumage but does not seem to fit obviously with any likely goose species

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