blackbirds & blackboards

Firstly, blackbirds. Last year I wrote a blogpost about my relationship with a female blackbird that grew over summer 2021. By the end of the year I rarely saw her, but a young male with a slash of white on the edge of his left wing began to visit the garden looking for food. LastContinue reading “blackbirds & blackboards”

Starlings & A Tut Tut Tut

Mealworms scattered freely I stand behind glass watching A solitary blackbird hops silently down, pecking each offering, one by one Streams of starlings arrive steadily, unsteadily lining up on the wall, perching on the pergola  They gather, chattering clicking, calling for more to join, youngsters wobble nervously waiting for the all clear I step back OutContinue reading “Starlings & A Tut Tut Tut”