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The Daredevil Squirrel is back!

Now that winter has started, we’ve been filling up the seed baskets again. Lots & lots of activity. Bluetits, Great Tits, Coal Tits, Goldfinches and Nuthatches zipping back and forth. The baskets need re-filling every other day. Over the weekend, … Continue reading

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Daredevil Squirrel, the saga continues

Last time I wrote about our squirrel, it was in amazement at the fact that he was jumping from the birdbox to the seeds & nuts, a distance of some 15 feet or more. Well, the saga continues. If you … Continue reading

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Daredevil Squirrel: Busy Bluetits & Greattits.

Today is not a good day for the allotment – it poured down with rain yesterday and has done the same all day today so the ground will be soggy and squelchy. However, it should encourage the potatoes and fill … Continue reading

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A Day in the Garden: Flowers and Birds

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Today was the first day this year that we’ve really spent some time working in the garden. Basically we started sweeping up leaves, trimming down plants and generally clearing up after the damage that the winter has done. I must … Continue reading

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Goldfinch

I can’t say I was expecting to make a post today, I assumed that because this weekend is the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, the weather would be bad and their wouldn’t be many birds to see. However, the opposite has … Continue reading

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Bullfinch – Yet another colourful bird

For the last post before the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, I give you the Bullfinch. Like many other birds in the garden, we’ve seen them before but this year we seem to have a resident pair (you can tell the … Continue reading

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Jays Collecting Peanuts

The poor weather continues, the snow doesn’t seem to want to melt. But it certainly seems to have increased the variety of birds visiting the garden. Today features the Jay which seem to be searching around in the garden for … Continue reading

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