Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bird creche

It’s been a starling summer.   I first noticed this ringed bird in the Spring.  I have a number of clear photos of the rings and have dutifully attempted to report the sighting to various organisations – this has turned out … Continue reading

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Brutus Saga

You may remember I posted about the rat customers who visit the bird restaurant? I paid attention to your various suggestions. The Col’s suggestion was probably the answer. A steel trap and peanut butter. TL and I have a problem. … Continue reading

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Butterfly for Ark

Quick post to clarify 🙂 Peacock butterfly – The markings are like the ‘eyes’ on the peacock’s tail. Red Admiral.   Book says they migrate to Britain from the Med.   How I wonder.   Catch the ferry or Eurorail?   Surely they don’t … Continue reading

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Libs’ tree

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Insight.

I have a new friend. She introduced me to her much loved horse. His name is something complicated in Arab speak, which I have forgotten.   He is known as Mannie. It’s over two years since I picked up a paint … Continue reading

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Conundrum

I posted this pic on Face Book. What a song and dance.   It’s Hoppy, the wood pigeon.  He is not feral.   He is thoroughbred.   And a gentleman.   And, incidentally, he is challenged.  (Note his gammy foot). I have, … Continue reading

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