Tag Archives: Jackdaw

Garden Wildlife – Part 4 Jackdaws

Jackdaws are pretty common birds and because of this they are easy to ignore, but if you look closely at their bright blue eyes and purple sheen to their feathers, they are quite stunning. Jackdaws are also interesting to watch, … Continue reading

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It’ll soon be the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

This weekend is the 2019 Big Garden Bird Watch. I’ve taken part each year for the past few years and it’s a really good excuse to sit uninterrupted and watch wildlife for an hour. You can find out more and … Continue reading

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Durlston, Dorset

With wind bowing blowing sheets of rain on my face and the sound of waves crashing against the cliff face I stood at Durlston Head looking out to sea trying to spot dolphins. Unfortunately there were no Dolphins to be … Continue reading

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Big Garden Bird Watch 2017

Setting up my chair in the kitchen with the doors open to the garden, my camera, my notepad and pen and my breakfast on the kitchen table, I was ready to beginning the annual Big Garden Birdwatch. At 8.30am the … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 12

This is my second blog today but I didn’t want to miss out a day on my Bird Advent calendar. The bird for Day 12 is the Jackdaw. We have lots of Jackdaws around the village, and a ‘clattering’ of … Continue reading

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Wildlife from my window

I had a few hours to spare Tuesday afternoon, so set up a couple of cameras, one looking out the front of the house, the other looking out in to the back garden. Elizabeth Guntrip runs a brilliant hashtag on … Continue reading

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