Category Archives: Birds

A heron in the garden

I’m always excited about the birds that come visit our house and garden but I was not quite prepared for what I saw through the kitchen window today: Apologies for the bad quality of the pictures — they were shot … Continue reading

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It’s all about attitude

I have been thinking about birds lately — possibly because I managed to identify the orangey-red smudge on one of our old Seychelles photos as a Madagascar Red Fody (will have to get a better picture this time, in the … Continue reading

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Guests at the table

Last year I wrote about my efforts to help a jay through the winter by feeding him peanuts. I’m happy to report that they were successful — not only did the jay come back this winter, he also brought two … Continue reading

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