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Barn swallows on a line

“The real world, in my opinion, exists in the countryside, where Nature goes about her quiet business and brings us greatest pleasure.”¬† ~Fennel Hudson 32 more words

Bird on a Wire

I think this is a Martin, nope its a Barn Swallow. ;-)


Bats in the Belfry? Just swallows in the garage

Spring has officially sprung – the barn swallows found their way back into the garage. I suspect it’s the same pair that we had last year. 231 more words

Random Thoughts


To say I have a problem with barn swallows is a bit of an understatement. I have been at serious war with them since I have moved into this house 6 years ago. 95 more words


Swallows, Lifers and a Bright White Bird 

This past weekend we went down to Umhlanga to visit my sister and her family. As soon as I heard we were going down I got researching the various birding spots in the area. 995 more words


An Adorable Surprise

Can you tell what this is?

How about now?

Lucy finally hatched (at least) a gosling.

I’m very happy for her.

If you don’t think these are wild birds, here’s what was hissing at me the whole time I was trying to take a picture of the baby. 74 more words