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My New Avian Neighbors

One thing I enjoy about birding is that you can do it anywhere. There are no specific places you need to be. You can find all sorts of interesting birds, and don’t even have to leave your own backyard. 569 more words

Day 26 #30DaysWild - Found a Tree Bumblebee nest

Today I found a Tree Bumblebee nest in a birdbox.

The bees were flitting in and out, some smaller ones hovering around the entrance – these are apparently the male drones waiting for the Queen to come out. 89 more words


Day 25 #30DaysWild - Made a nest box

The decision to leave the EU represents a very serious threat to environmental protection in the UK (see Damian Carrington’s blog in the Guardian… 188 more words


Blue sky on the wing

I had the good fortune yesterday to see two male Indigo Buntings in summer coats the color of a clear blue sky. The structure of their feathers  544 more words

Goodbye Lizzie, Hello Caoimhe

Looking like a small alien blob, it takes a while to recognise the tiny baby birds huddled together for warmth in a small nest.

In previous years… 212 more words


Pussy Willows

Pussy willows droop over a nest box as I open the lid.

The box is empty. A house wren piles twigs to the roof each spring. 7 more words

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