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Ferris Bueller once said “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it”. That’s never been more apt than this week, where I started the week planning a ‘spring-has-sprung’ post before … Continue reading
Returning home after a couple of weeks away, one of my questions was always going to be “what’s in the garden?”. We usually get an influx of wintering finches in January, just in time for the Big Garden Birdwatch, so … Continue reading
Back in May I visited Attenborough Nature Reserve and bemoaned the fact I’d forgotten my camera. Over Christmas I visited again to see how things change into winter. Unsurprisingly, the answer was “ducks, lots of ducks”.
Right now the garden seems to be a haven for all manner of pollinators, more than I have yet had time to identify. So feel free to chip in. Every evening the flowerbed is alive with sound and movement.
Earlier in the year it was the Blue Tits eating us out of house and home. But this week it has been Long-tailed Tits instead.
We’ve had a lot of young birds in the garden recently, and they can look a little odd sometimes. So at first we thought this wobbly and tail-less blackbird was just such a story…
It’s an interesting time in the garden at the moment. The winter visitors are hanging on, in fact at a peak recently, while the year-round residents are starting to move into Spring attitudes, including one very exciting development…
I grabbed this quick snippet of video on Monday, after investigating some very low yet complex bird sounds. See what you think.