November 15, 2017 It was another sunny start, cooler again at 3 degrees in the seaside town of Greystones, Ireland. We have resident blackbirds in the garden in our hedge. They share the space with a Robin family. I really love the bright yellow of that beak the male bird has and the portly brown […]
11 November 2017 The back garden bird feeding station is most popular because it is in a quiet spot and close to all of the trees/shrubs so birds hop in and out to feed. Birds need to consume between 25 and 50% of their body weight each day. In Winter, when foraging time is limited […]
Wednesday November 8, 2017. It was a beautiful day – chilly – only 3 degrees celsius but with bright sunlight all morning. Last week Jim and I bought some Bird Feeders for our garden. It is time to get closer to nature and where better than in our back garden. We have resident […]
Winter skies, full of rain, the hush of a still daybreak. Christmas lights and garlands brighten neighbour’s gardens. A blackbird tops the maple a robin in the birch, rivals for territory birdsong sprinkles the dawn. Bare trees stand sentinel, limbs raised in gladness, twinkling with raindrops this soft December day.