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Channel-billed Cuckoo

How funny that I had been seeing blog posts by other people about the arrival of this bird in Spring here in Australia, thinking at the time that I had never seen one … and then they turn up at my place!! 433 more words

Australia

Cuckoo

It is the Cambridge Festival of Ideas once again, and this week I will be highlighting five events which can be picked up by the keen thinkers amongst us.  400 more words

What's On In Cambridge

Went out for a ride

Deadbeat  avian  flew

The cuckoo is a curious bird

Not curious like a cat

Rather

It behaves in a very curious manner

Perhaps I should have said peculiar… 124 more words

Poetry

New BTO cuckoo research and what it might mean for Dartmoor

The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) has just published a paper in Nature Communications entitled “Population decline is linked to migration route in the Common Cuckoo”. 909 more words

This is how it is.

Yesterday was a dark day for me. I tried. Anyone who’s ever known me will know that I tried to stop the destruction of the wildlife rich site at the top of my road. 326 more words

A nightingale sang and then was destroyed.

Last night I sat in my garden with a friend. We built a fire, watched a shooting star fall overhead and listened to a nightingale sing. 267 more words

Red Kites & Fracking

Red Kite – Doug Simpson

Any Red Kites Nesting Near You?

At the beginning of March, Red Kites probably started thinking about nests and all that entails. 1,831 more words