Tag Archive: birds

DON’T FEED THE DUCKS

Well, I’ve always been a bit of a rebel. Advertisements

Portrait of a Baby Great Tit

We have some more baby birds in our garden, and this time it’s the great tit family who are introducing their new brood to our bird feeding area. The babies are wonderfully fluffy… Continue reading

A Cute little bird visits our garden for the first time

Yesterday we had a very sweet little thing appear at the bird feeding area – a tiny ball of fluffy brown feathers. I didn’t know what kind of bird he was – from… Continue reading

The Song Thrush Returns

When I was a child we used to have a pair of song thrushes nesting at the very back of the garden among all the overgrown old trees and hedges. As the years… Continue reading

Absolute Carnage at the Duck Pond

When I was little my parents used to take me to feed the ducks, and now that I’m a grown up I really enjoy the serenity and calmness of visiting the duck pond.… Continue reading

A child minding dilemma

Originally posted on John Knifton:
(An extract from my old birdwatching diary “Crippling Views”) Saturday, June 11, 1988 I walk back home from the local newsagents, my eyes peeled as always for the odd…

A Blackbird in the Snow

It’s all very white, crisp, and cold here this morning in Britain. I guess a little bit of snow makes a nice change from incessant rain, but a lot of snow can be… Continue reading

The Big Garden Birdwatch – results now in!

This weekend the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB for short) recruited hundreds of thousands of volunteers all across the UK to take part in the annual Big Garden Birdwatch. The… Continue reading