Pied Wagtail Illustration by Hannah Sterry Advertisements Continue reading Pied Wagtail
This pigeon wasn’t planned. My uncle brought it to us after finding it had fallen out of a really badly-built nest (pigeon nests are often a bit rubbish for the first few years), which he wouldn’t have known about if a buzzard hadn’t flown past him with this pigeon’s sibling in its talons. So, we have an orphaned, sibling-less pigeon chick… and he looks ridiculous. … Continue reading We’ve accidentally acquired a baby pigeon!
A few weeks ago our chicks hatched and here’s how they look now! The chicks have been called Aslan, Fluffo and Shakespeare and seem to be quite happy pottering around the garden with mum! We had to put a finer wire mesh over the top of their run because Shakespeare kept escaping and we were worried that the cats might eat him if he did it … Continue reading Chicks… as promised!
Our hens are broody at the moment and I’m looking forward to photographing the chicks once they hatch! Hopefully there’ll be more cute comedy moments like this! Continue reading Chicks coming soon!
The Swan Ruffled feathers. Pure white. Careful though: The bad ones bite. —- For a friend who was bitten by a greedy swan. Continue reading The Swan