My regular readers will know that I painstakingly (too strong an emotive really) update my phenology calendar to reflect on the natural events taking place in the United Kingdom. So, now that the mixed spring has passed, what effect did it have on nature, more especially our familiar breeding garden birds?
When it comes to young birds, my garden attracts many different species and these are a few examples. Bear in mind, this list is not exhaustive and further additions may become apparent in time.
When I first witnessed a juvenile Dunnock and a juvenile Chaffinch on the 18th May, the weather was still grim with winds from the northeast as can be seen below.
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I love life. I wish to fathom what makes our natural world tick and how and why species interact the way they do. We need to cherish our natural world and not plunder it. Amongst all my differing interests, I would include blogging, participating in citizen science, ornithology, scientific study of biodiversity, climate change activities and so much more. The list goes on.
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