In the garden

We had a blank canvas of turf to play with, which was great and slightly intimidating as well – what if we get it wrong!?


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Garden Birdwatching 2017

The RSPB held its Big Garden Birdwatch at the weekend, so I spent a fun hour on Sunday morning, looking out the kitchen window.

There were sparrows;
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Garden Birdwatching

This morning I took part in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. The idea is to watch birds in a garden or park for an hour, and count the maximum number of each species.

We had good old sparrows;
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It’s winter (we’ve had a day of snow, so there’s no refuting this), and the bird feeder is back in action.

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The starlings come over and disrupt the sparrows for a bit
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But soon everyone’s friends again.
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