A snow covered garden for two weeks has brought some great garden watching as birds flocked in numbers to feeders. Fortunately Mrs Blackbird found nesting material under my hedge although I can’t imagine she really felt like making a nest in the cold days we have had here. Image above: Snowflake flowers, Coal Tit &… Read More … and along came a Pied Wagtail!
Today, the blog from SWT Reserve Loch of the Lowes shared the great news that the satellite tracking project for Ospreys here in Scotland was continuing into 2013! As I have followed the story of the Ospreys here on my blog, I’d like to help promote their appeal. Although the news is great – the… Read More Urgent Appeal: Osprey Satellite Tracking 2013
It might be assumed that by having an Allium flower for my profile picture throughout blogland, YouTube, garden, bird & wildlife forums that it would be my plant choice when joining other bloggers with some fun nominations ahead of this year’s RHS Chelsea Centenary Show’s picks for a ‘Plant of the Centenary’. Being honest, I… Read More My Plant of the Centenary
The close views of Salmon leaping promised at Buchanty Spout definitely didn’t disappoint. The heavy rainfall of the day before swelling the river added to the spectacle. The sun came out lighting up these beautiful fish as they leapt in the air. It was reported that hundreds were seen this day, October 14th 2012. I… Read More Salmon Leaping at Buchanty Spout