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Opinions on Pigeons

Until recently I never had much time for woodpigeons. They always seemed quite puddingy, birds that galumphed and little else. Once, in the garden, I watched one perch on the water butt. 411 more words


Elderberries poem.

Oh, chubby wood pigeon, you fill me with glee as I watch you, alone, on the big elder tree.

Its berries are ripe and its branches hang down, yet they bend when you balance, you are such a clown! 171 more words


In a Pengam garden

My friend Sharon has a lovely garden: an area of lawn bordered by flowers, shrubs and hedge; a separate area for growing vegies, the glasshouse and the beehives; and a lovely little bit of wild woodland at the end. 155 more words


Prelude to the dawn chorus

In the absence of a cockerel,

an irk



rips open the day.

A sleepy woodpigeon


a pitiful protest

and silence settles,

for now.


Wood Pigeon at Brawn

On Friday night I had plans to visit a Vietnamese Supper Club. Unfortunately, it was cancelled last minute due to lack of attendees which was disappointing for all involved. 490 more words


My birds

Invisible birds chirrup and chirp
Through the window
To where I lie in my bed.

Outside the spare room, I note
The fence pigeons are back… 52 more words


What did I see?

Last weekend was the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch and I chose Saturday to do my count.  Unintentionally, I always seem to pick the day with the worst weather and this year was no exception – drizzly and windy!  284 more words