Tag Archives: Migration

The Boys are Back in Town

April weather continues to be changeable. Yesterday the day began with a frost, but later temperatures reached the giddy heights of ~18°C. Today there’s been thunder, heavy rain and sunshine. Regardless of all this uncertainty, I saw my first swallows … Continue reading

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The Arrival of the Exotic Humming-bird Hawk Moth

I get excited each year when the red valerian flowers open in the garden for no other reason than I know that the Humming-bird Hawk Moths love it and if I look out early morning or evening I have a … Continue reading

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