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The Last Week Of The Year – Quick Links 31st December 2017

This is going to be short. I wasn’t sure whether it was going to exist at all or not. It’s been a quiet and busy week in equal measure. We had a pleasant Christmas Day and Boxing Day, sharing them … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – Quick Links 24th December 2017

Well ’twas the night before Christmas and all that. Whether you read this before, during or after I wish you a very Merry Christmas. Not sure what I’ll be posting next week, as both my Sunday Quick Links and my … Continue reading

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Starling Madness

I’ve been trying to capture a video of the starlings in our garden “eating” from our mealworm feeder – decimation would be a better adjective as they can empty it in minutes. I’m not sure whether this is deliberate to … Continue reading

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First Swallow of 2017 

I know that “one swallow doesn’t make a summer”, but I did see my first of the year yesterday. I checked my notes from last year and it is a day later than in 2016, but still pretty consistent. (The … Continue reading

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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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