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Action packed

It has been an action-packed week. Big Dreamer and I have a new niece. She is sparkly-eyed, with the most beautiful little mouth and chin you’ve ever seen. Oh she’s scrumptious! A hedgehog also briefly took up residence in our … Continue reading

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Dawn chorus

The swifts are back! They have been screeching loudly as they swerve and swoop over our heads. Little Owl and I went on an early morning outing with our local Wildlife Trust on Sunday to hear the dawn chorus. It … Continue reading

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

At the weekend we completed the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. We did it last year (read about it here) in our old house. I’d seen a goldfinch at our bird feeder in the week, and the blackbird and his wife … Continue reading

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Blackbird

The days have been long and hot here. I have been sitting Wren in the garden in her baby bouncer in the shade of the Japanese maple. She usually falls fast asleep, the dappled light dancing over her flickering eyelids, … Continue reading

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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

For those of you who don’t know, it was the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at the weekend. People all over the country were encouraged to spend an hour watching their garden and recording the birds they spotted. You weren’t allowed … Continue reading

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