Tag Archives: Robin

Sub Zero

With the ‘Beast from the East’ in full swing, and temperatures hitting well below 0, the garden is packed with birds looking for shelter and a easy meal. Looking out over the garden I can see 5 robins forgetting to … Continue reading

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Best Big Garden Bird Watch so far

The Big Garden Bird Watch 2018 turned out to be the best one I’ve done so far. Despite drizzling with rain to start with, there were still plenty of birds around. Here’s my list of the birds that actually landed … Continue reading

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Snowday

Today is the second snowday or day off school due to the weather, which gave me chance to catch up with December’s – If you go down to the woods today……. I write around 50 words each month for my … 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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Halloween and first week of November

The clocks have now gone back meaning less time after school for getting out and finding wildlife. After Halloween we put the pumpkins in the garden full of bird food and watched them being visited by the Wood mice, Coal … Continue reading

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A week in pictures

This week I’ve been taking photos of anything that catches my eye. There are lots of insects around the garden and out in the fields. The butterfly numbers seem to have increased as the sunny weather continues. The ants took … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 24

The Robin has to be the last bird on the Advent calendar. Robin’s are found on Christmas cards to represent the postmen who delivered cards because in Victorian times the postman’s uniform jacket was red the same as a Robin’s … Continue reading

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