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Not just today but every day. I sometimes wonder when watching the birds visiting during the hours of daylight whether they are different birds or the old favourites returning time and time again. The only ones that I am 100% certain of are the feral pigeons who have individual markings and colours....
- Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:49 pm
- Forum: Gardening
- Topic: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??
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Very similar up in the SW Midlands. Lots of Daffs and other bulb plants plus Primroses poking through. The first Blackthorn bushes are getting into bloom plus the flowering cherry trees. But where has the Spring gone?
The cooler weather seems to have cooled the ardour of the frogs. I see the occasional swirl of water in the ponds indicating they are still around but nothing compared to last week when coupling was taking place. No sign of any spawn just yet which is probably just as well as there was ice on one of...
I'm happy to say goldfinch are regular visitors to my SF heart feeder although the numbers have dropped compared to a few years ago. A drop has been recorded all over the country by the BTO and at present no-one knows why although several theories are being considered.
- Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:38 pm
- Forum: Other Animals and Insects
- Topic: BUTTERFLIES
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Not seen by me worse luck, as i have not been there for several years. But was told this morning that one of the Isle Of Wight, white tailed sea eagles was spotted not too far from where i live. it was reported to wherever it gets reported to. Is a tidal river that is was spotted. A substantial pre...
A male Sprawk turned up today and caught nothing. He perched rather forlornly on my back fence looking into the thick ivy on the tall wire fence just behind my garden. The ivy is usually full of sparrows awaiting a turn on my feeders or birdbaths but he was out of luck. His predecessors have also fa...
Blackbirds engaged in a courtship routine in my front garden and finally mating . There must be a nest somewhere local but I have not seen any attempts to construct one.