• Churchyard birds: Autumn migration 2023

    Summer is now officially over and a change in the numbers and species that we can expect to see and hear in the churchyard is underway. Unfortunately, due to other commitments it was impossible to undertake a survey of birds breeding in the area this summer, but I hope to address that next year.  The…

  • Churchyard birds: Summer 2023

    Summer is well and truly with us, as we can tell by the changeable nature of the weather! And so are the summer migrants with Swifts, Swallows and House Martins swooping high over the churchyard, or low across the surrounding meadows. No sign of a Spotted Flycatcher or Turtle Dove yet, but please come and…

  • Churchyard butterflies: Spring 2023

    With the warmer weather now here, numerous butterflies are taking wing, especially on sunny days with little or no wind. Seen so far:Holly BlueLarge BlueLarge WhiteSmall WhiteGreen Veined WhiteRed AdmiralBrimstonePeacock

  • Churchyard birds: Spring migration 2023

    The spring migration is underway. What birds have been spotted so far in Corby Glen churchyard?

  • Churchyard trees

    What trees are commonly found in churchyards? Which ones are in Corby Glen churchyard?

  • Churchyard birds

    As the seasons change so do the birds that visit our gardens, parks, towns, coasts, and churchyards. One of the wonders of birdwatching is that almost anything unexpected can turn up almost anywhere. This section will always be an evolving work in progress, driven by the seasons. List of birds seen to date Wren Robin…

  • Churchyard birds: Winter 2022-23

    What species of birds have visited the churchyard in the winter of 2022-23?

  • Flora and Fauna

    Introduction Churchyards, as places of religious and cultural significance, have long been considered as sanctuaries for both the living and the dead. But beyond their spiritual and historical value, these quiet green spaces also provide important habitats for a variety of wildlife, including birds, plants, mosses and lichen, mammals, and insects. Such biodiversity not only…

  • Churchyard

    Interesting headstones, who’s buried where (can you help?), flora and fauna… Start your explorations of the churchyard here.

  • Open for all

    The Church of St John the Evangelist is a beautiful historic building with unique medieval wallpaintings that has been at the heart of the community of Corby Glen for over 850 years. It is open for visitors and private prayer every day from around 9am to 4.30pm during November to March, and from 9am to…