Tag Archives: RSPB

Window with a view (1)

As I was sitting here on the bench yesterday (eventually) doing as I was told, the view through the window was that of four and a half boats, a pontoon pole, three spindly trees, and the roof tops of the … Continue reading

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The Sound of Spring

I didn’t take part in the RSPB’s garden watch in January for two reasons: 1: I didn’t get their email reminder (incidental and wouldn’t have mattered) 2: We were away anyway. Coming back from my shower this morning, the cacophony … Continue reading

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B and C is for………………

A bit of a cheat this one, incorporating 2 consecutive letters. On our second walk up to the High Street today, we passed a wall upon which was a Bird. It made no effort whatsoever to fly away, even when … Continue reading

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Counting the days

These are the pictures I took of the swan on the nest this morning. It’s a magnificent structure. I don’t know if it was the male or female ‘sitting’ (apparently the female has a paler beak) but the other was … Continue reading

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This year is going to be ssssooooo different

I received an email this week, as I do every January. Just a little reminder and an important date, which this year is the 24th and 25th January. I will have to choose my ‘perch’ with care, so depending on … Continue reading

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A Good Result?

I am confused. The results are in for the 2014 RSPB Bird Watch, and I don’t understand. A few years ago, the result showed a decline in Sparrows. Not in my garden. The hedge out front and next door’s buddlia … Continue reading

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A Twitch in Time

At the end of January, it was the RSPB’s annual bird watch. I took part and recorded the different varieties and number of birds that visited our garden in my chosen hour. This year, we seemed to have more gold … Continue reading

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It’s a Date!

“HEY! Featherbrain! You got a problem there?” “I’m not sure. The damn things won’t come out.” “Here, let me see.” “Hi Guys. You heard about the party next weekend?” “No. What’s all that about then?” “It’s grrrrrreat. Happens every January. … Continue reading

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