Tag Archives: Bird feeders

Wordless Wildlife Wednesday – Birds

Linking to Tina’s thoughtful wildlife post on mygardenersays.   Advertisements

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Wildlife Wednesday: February and Spring’s False Start

In spite of several dreadfully wet days, February gradually brought real signs that spring was emerging. Honeybees could be seen happily buzzing around brightly coloured spring bulbs. Drone flies, Eristalis tenax, were out in numbers too. They are one of … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – January’s Birdwatch

This post is in essence a reminder to myself to submit the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results … before 18th February. The Big Garden Birdwatch has been running for nearly 40 years. It was started in 1979 as a fun … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Varmints, scoundrels and opportunists

So suddenly winter has decided to be wet. The days of clean, frozen dog walks are over and now there is a lot of mud,  hosing down, damp towels and smelly fur. Even the birds are looking like they’ve been … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Messy Eaters!

At the beginning of December the crab apple tree beside the driveway was a magnificently laden affair. Whenever there was a touch of sunshine it became a glowing, amber symbol of abundance. And then the blackbirds moved in … Now, … Continue reading

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They heard it on the grapevine …

This week I’ve been having such fun watching the antics of the birds on the feeders from the kitchen window that I’ve been burning breakfasts due to the distraction. So I thought it would be entertaining to share some photos, … Continue reading

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