In my garden, there is…

In my garden, there is… “Robin” who dances for his public, meaning me! He is happy, he has a human admirer! OK, I wanted to dream on but no, it’s just a Blue tit who made him jump!

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European Goldfinch, males

Carduelis carduelis – Passeriformes – Fringillidae. This is the bird that started my passion for birding when I was a kid! I have hand raised a number of Goldfinches but one in particular was very special. He would go to his cage only to sleep and nibble seeds, otherwise he was always with one of […]

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Black Redstart female

Phoenicurus ochruros – Passeriformes – Muscicapidae She swallowed this larva as is, no frying like it’s done in Africa with the Mopani worms, served in some restaurants… I haven’t tried them, although my son has assured me the “delicacy” is a real treat! LOL! Hey, if you consider that “froggies” eat snails… Rouge-Queue femelle Avalée […]

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The Marsh tit

Marsh tit (Poecile palustris)- The sun is on and off, but here are a couple of pictures of this fast moving little tit. I used to have very few the past years in my garden, but this time round there are 5 or 6 a least – 300 mm + convert. 1/4 It stayed a […]

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