Move over darling…

It’s a damp and foggy day and when I look outside my window I see the birds lined up on the power lines. As I take their photo a flock appears from over the roofs of the barns and an almighty hoo-ha take place as the newcomers jostle for a place on the wires. Within…

Flock of fieldfares

Or possibly Redwings – all I know is that these little foreign birds are keeping me mesmerised day after day as they sweep through the sky.

Thursday Special: Ascending

During the last month there has been a return of small birds to the countryside around me. Daily I am drawn to the windows as flocks of birds swoop and dive over the field at the back of my garden. I think they are redwings and /or fieldfares, but they are so quick in the air…