Category Archives: birds

Wildlife Wednesday – Searching for the last juicy morsels

It has got to the time of year when our natural hedgerow larders are nearly running empty and wildlife is looking for alternatives. Over the last month I’ve noticed occasional scurrying around the olive tree pots under our pergola. Mostly … Continue reading

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

This weekend is the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2019 (26th-28th January, i.e. it includes Monday, which is an allowance for busy weekends, bad weather and possibly easy school participation I think). Many of us take part in this every year … Continue reading

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Wordless Wildlife Wednesday – Birds

Linking to Tina’s thoughtful wildlife post on mygardenersays.  

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Have a Happy Christmas and … Go Wild

Best wishes to everyone for a very Happy Christmas! Also, you might be interested to know that The Wildlife Trusts are sharing a new winter wildlife challenge with us in the form of ‘7 days of Wild Christmas’ (#7DaysofWildChristmas). It … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Angry Bird!

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Wildlife Wednesday: November – Patient and deadly

Our fish have gone. Our lovely new (and therefore newly stocked) pond has been raided. It shouldn’t have come as a surprise I suppose. I’d even noted a heron flying over the village a few times recently. Then I began … Continue reading

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September Wildlife Sightings – On the cusp

You know that autumn is here when the spaces between everything in the garden are filled with large webs and, more disturbingly, large spiders. There are loads of garden cross spiders stretched across our front garden path waiting pendulously to … Continue reading

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