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Day 31. Dunnock

Another from the garden, pouring with rain so not the best day for taking photographs. This one again was taken through double glazing like the robin shot. 19 more words


To the dawn chorus I am alive

From the blackbird to the robin, the chaffinch to the dunnock, to begin a day to the dawn chorus is to remember ourselves and to truly feel alive. 7 more words


A thoroughly mixed day

Today’s guest picture comes from South Africa.  It was sent by exiled Langholmite Tom and shows the famous Table Mountain at Capetown.  I apologise to him for mangling his picture a bit as it had a ship’s rigging in the foreground which I have  rather clumsily ‘disappeared’. 1,029 more words


Garden Singer

As I pottered in the garden yesterday looking at the ice and snow I kept hearing a bird singing beautifully. After a bit of stalking I got close enough to get a shot of this cute little Dunnock singing his heart out :) 22 more words


Birds of France, Photo Essay

Some of the birds I saw and photographed at la Plaine de Sorques (near Fontainebleau), from the west observation platform along the pond:

A Great Spotted Woodpecker, 23 more words

General Birding

A little step further

Today’s guest picture is a Harris hawk which my brother noticed while on a trip the other day.  From the trailing cord on its legs, it looks like a falconer’s bird.  639 more words


Christmas garden birds

Some pictures of visitors to our garden this Christmas 10 more words

Natural History