Category Archives: starlings

What will a mouse eat?

Being as our regular woodmouse eats nuts like there’s no tomorrow, I thought I’d see if it would eat anything else. So over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying different types of food that I would normally put … Continue reading

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Garden? More like a creche!

Yep, the babies have landed! All very cute, and equally as noisy So far we’ve had Sparrows, Starlings, Goldfinches, Blackbird (which may have fledged from the nest in our hedge?!), Jackdaws, and I think we even got a few young … Continue reading

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I received an email from someone back in the UK last week saying they look forward to reading my blog during their lunch break at work and were disappointed that I’d stopped blogging!  This made me feel a bit guilty … Continue reading

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Family Meeting

Don’t you just love Spring?!  Our garden has all of a sudden become a focal point for families of Starlings & Sparrows.  I love the way the fledglings open their beaks & flap their wings whenever an adult bird is … Continue reading

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New Old Visitors

Have been in the new house for a couple of weeks now & I’m still trying to get used to the back garden.  It’s quite strange that I get excited when a Coal Tit visits the feeder when they were … Continue reading

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