Posts tagged: Blackbird

Welcome Home


The local wildlife has gone into overdrive with the sun putting in a belated appearance, and about time too if you ask me.

I managed to snap this photo of a blackbird happily perched in our nextdoor neighbour’s apricot tree generally enjoying himself and posing nicely for the camera. Read more ›››

First Leg at Home

I don’t know what it is about me that attracts one-legged birds. No, not her, I mean the common or garden variety. Last year we had a one-legged pigeon as a regular visitor to our small piece of green and pleasant land who we rather originally nicknamed Hopalong. He seemed to do okay, jockeying for position among his mates hoovering up the seed that had spilled from the hanging feed hoppers. (No pun intended) Read more ›››