Walmore Common This afternoon three very vocal Hobbies, 13 Snipe, a Green Sandpiper, two Little Egrets and nine Whinchats. (Andy Jayne). Lydney From Lydney Harbour to Aylburton Warth an early female/immature MERLIN, 60 Teal, 20 Dunlins, five Common Sandpipers, a Sparrowhawk, a Kingfisher, two Kestrels, two Hobbies, five Ravens, five Sand Martins, three […]Friday 10th September 2021 —
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. These past few weeks I’ve featured images from time to time of birds that are just passing through — birds in migration that are making brief stopovers in our area. Here’s another example. This is a Long-billed […]Long-billed Curlew — Sonoran Images
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I was driving on a farm road yesterday morning when I saw an elongated shape lying in front of me. I knew immediately that it was a snake. I make it a practice never to bypass snakes […]Mohave Rattlesnake — Sonoran Images
Wildlife Wednesday from the Meadow Hide It’s a day flying solo at the wildflower meadow hide today. The meadow is now in full retreat , the hight has dropped down to around 300mm ( 12 inches) , winter is apparently approaching ! It’s also been the first day that I have had to unpack the […]Wildlife Wednesday — Wildonline.blog
As many of us get ready to get back to work or return to school, we’re all getting ready to get back into routines and back to learning mode. Whatever the work or school setting, we all need to relearn or remember important rhythms and patterns.
Humans aren’t the only ones who need to keep learning!
Head on over to the September ’21 Feathered Frenzy column where Sherri discusses the importance of training our avian companions.
Most gardens are quiet spaces where birds flutter about and the flowers grow in beautiful silence… this is not the case in Morty’s mum’s garden it seems.
Besieged by plant marauders and flying monsters, Alexa and Roomba attempt another garden battle with some mischievous critters.
This edition is definitely one for the history books! Head on over to the September ’21 Beneath the Cage Grate column and prepare to laugh along with Morty over the latest garden skirmishes!
for One Word Sunday: opposite/opposingOpposite and opposing — This, that and the other thing
Weekend Wildlife It’s the weekend again , and here in the U.K. it’s our summer bank holiday ( public holiday ) so it’s also a long weekend, no office until Thursday ! And once again I’m back at the meadow hide. Today in the co-pilots seat is my wife Anne. It’s been rather quiet here […]WEEKEND WILDLIFE — Wildonline.blog
Sometimes things aren’t what they seem. Cheeks realizes that what looks like a new friend may not be.
Head on over to Lavender’s August ’21 It’s A Birb Thing to see how Cheeks deals with her potential new friend.
How could anybirdie be illegal anywhere in the US – or for that matter anywhere in the world? Well, it seems the Moncks Parakeet (a.k.a. Quaker) holds that particular moniker in several US states as well as being deemed a nuisance in countries such as Spain.
Sherri’s August edition of Feathered Frenzy offers a detailed overview of why the Quaker has gained a poor reputation among some regulators, and why some of the negative hype is unfair.