Tag Archives: blue tits

Trapeze artists … and other high wire performers

In spite of all the named storms and gusty weather sweeping across the country, our bird feeders have been exceptionally busy throughout February. In fact there is a correlation: The nastier the weather the more likely we are to see … Continue reading

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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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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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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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