Category Archives: Birds

Rip out that hedge

I’m sat this morning reading Peter Cooper about silent fields and also Charles Eisenstein’s “The More Beautiful World”. Catherine, just back from walking the dog, is inspecting the front garden, no doubt planning some changes. And I look at the … Continue reading

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Starlings – again

Well it looks as if another brood of starlings has fledged. This weekend we had over 30 starlings doing their own mini-murmuration (see for an example of the real thing). A murmuration is the collective noun for starlings. A … Continue reading

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Just outside my study window is a starling nest box stuffed with a noisy brood of youngsters. This is a big success story for me. When we first moved into this house we had starlings nesting in the roof space, … Continue reading

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