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The Birds Seem To Think Spring Is Nearly Here Because:

The Robins have their beaks full of nesting material The dawn chorus is at it’s best at the moment Blackbirds are fighting over territory (literally) The Wood Pigeons are doing their “thing”  Our garden nest boxes are getting regular inspections.

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Morning Bird Song

The birds were in particularly fine voice this morning, so I recorded a little bit of it for you. Can you hear the woodpecker?

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Nest Boxes

I wrote a few weeks ago about cleaning the bird boxes ahead of this years nesting season, well it looks like I wasn’t a moment too soon as blue tits are checking out the sparrow box (above). This particular box … Continue reading

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Garden Birdlist 2016

Regular readers will know that I keep an annual garden bird list. The rule is simple to be on the list I must have seen the bird in, or from the garden for it to qualify. The total so far … Continue reading

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Buzzards Overhead

I was out at a meeting for a proportion of yesterday, when I came back I was sitting at my desk catching up on some emails, when I heard the distinctive call of a buzzard outside. I grabbed my camera … Continue reading

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Quick Links 10th May 2016

Each week I’ll try and post quick links to things that I’ve seen, read or just sparked my interest in the previous week. Mostly gardening, cooking and environmental stuff but not always. Malta should consider moratorium on turtle dove hunting, … Continue reading

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Bird Friday

I was sitting at my desk this afternoon, looking out across the garden. We’d had a funny morning weather wise, going from bright and sunny to sleet, hailstones and squally rain. By now the sun was back and the birds … Continue reading

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