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NUTTY FRIDAY


It’s back to my lockdown hide , aka the patio door and time to spend a few hours in the cold , chilling with our garden squirrel. Talk about back to the future, I wouldn’t have believed you last March if you had said in what’s nearly a year I would still be confined to the garden . Mind you I’m very grateful that I have a garden with wildlife to escape into. The meadow hide is now nearly finished , so we’re just waiting for the end of lockdown to relocate it to the wildflower meadow. In the mean time , here’s a few more images of my chilled out friend………..


THE JACKDAW

Say hello to the Jackdaw , Corvus monedula The Jackdaw is Britain’s smallest black crow ( a family of birds collectively known as corvids), which also includes ravens, crows, rooks, jays and magpies. With a distinctive silvery sheen to the back of its head. The pale eyes are also noticeable. The jackdaw call is a familiar […]

THE JAY

Meet the Model – Jasmine the Jay The Jay or Garrulus glandarius is undoubtedly the most colourful member of the crow family of birds Family name Corvidae. The genus term, Garrulus, means noisy and chattering; the secondary term, glandarious, means “of acorns”, pertaining to the Jay’s habit of favouring acorns as part of its diet […]

Bullfinch

BULLFINCH Pyrrhula pyrrhula Length            16 cm Wingspan        28cm Weight              35 g Population       400,000 One of the larger finches’s the bullfinch has a rounder more compact body , with a black face and head , bright pink underparts and […]

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