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Mixing murmurations

You’ve probably seen a murmuration before. You might not have known that’s what is was, but I’m sure you have seen one anyway.  It’s a term usually used to describe the antics of Starlings as they wheel around in large … Continue reading

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How to build a home in three days

The starlings have been busy.  It’s probably not too hard to guess what they’ve been doing, given that it’s now officially Spring (Whoop!), and it’s even been spring-like weather to go with it! If you guessed as nestbuilding (and I … Continue reading

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One ladybird, two ladybirds, three….

I’ve started to take a keen interest in the local weather maps.  Those with the moving graphics where you can track the clouds, the rain and if you’re lucky, the sun.  Now that the temperatures have started to rise it … Continue reading

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A charming time in the Garden

After what seemed ages, and probably was – the birds have finally decided that yes they perhaps would like to have a try of that glut of food hanging up in the feeders in the garden.  It’s been a bit of … Continue reading

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The starlings stake their claim

It’s been the coldest few days so far this autumn (or should that be winter now?) with temperatures down to well below freezing recently  (-4.9C!).  So why is there interest in the nestbox? What have I seen, and heard in … Continue reading

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Mr Right arrives…

Cast your mind back to last weekend, when I left you on tenterhooks wondering if the female Starling would ever find Mr Right..  Well, things looked up on Monday!

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Well, that’s a good start!

Yup, you guessed it!  After all that bravado about not needing any help, I went into work the next day and couldn’t find the email with details of how to input video into my blog..  Only one thing for it – … Continue reading

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