Darren W. Rees

Tag: birds

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch Survey

My RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch survey completed today. Birds in garden 3 great tits, 1 robin, 10 sparrows, 1 chaffinch (female), 1 magpie, 1 blackbird (male).  Others seen beyond garden : 2 seagulls,…

Paying attention to the birds in your garden

Disappointed I didn’t take part in the RSPB’s Garden Birdwatch today leaving it too late in the day.  Fingers crossed, I can take part today.   The garden birdwatch is a chance to spend…

Great Tit and Wren

Noticed a Great Tit (Parus major) high in the tree canopy whilst on my walk with the dogs this morning.  Then in the afternoon spotted a fast-moving wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) at the foot of…

Birds of a Feather

There is an old English-language saying ‘birds of a feather flock together‘.  But today in the Rhondda I briefly witnessed a small flock of black coloured birds, I presume were crows, flying amongst…

Birdsong

Walking the dogs this morning I stopped to listen to the birdsong.  It was very lively and at first I thought there were several birds chatting to each other… but it was a…

Kingfishers Catch Fire

A walk along the Aberdare Canal this morning I noticed my impatience.  Nothing ‘interesting’ seemed to catch my attention.  Yet I was walking along a dis-used canal that was slowly being overtaken by…

Birds and the Bees

Noticing today… My stoic braves – teasel seed heads – surviving the winter.   Teasel feed the bees when in flower and the birds when in seed.  For us humans, they provide architectural beauty…