The Cosmic Photo Challenge: Birds and bees and bugs and fleas.

Originally posted on The Cosmic Photo Challenge:
Whew, that was a hot weekend and it’s due to get hotter, so I hope you’re staying safe and keeping hydrated. What’s hot right now is The Cosmic Photo Challenge, which this week is concentrating its collective global lens on; Birds and bees and bugs and fleas. Or, to put it another way, anything with more than four… Continue reading The Cosmic Photo Challenge: Birds and bees and bugs and fleas.

WHEN A FIG IS NOT A FIG

Originally posted on Something Over Tea:
Mention the word ‘fig’ and this image springs to mind: Our neighbours have such a fig tree in their garden that sometimes bends with the weight of delicious edible fruit. A succession of families living there over the years have ignored their plump ripeness, leaving them for the Speckled Mousebirds, Cape White-eyes, Redwinged Starlings and Blackeyed Bulbuls to devour!… Continue reading WHEN A FIG IS NOT A FIG

A Norfolk Curlew’s summer

Originally posted on wadertales:
This blog follows the fortunes of one Curlew (B/OW-OY) as he attempts to raise chicks in Norfolk, migrates to Portugal, diverts to avoid a forest fire and returns to his winter home in a Portuguese estuary. Using tagging data we know that he left his Norfolk breeding territory in England on 17 June 2022 and arrived at Montijo, in the Tagus… Continue reading A Norfolk Curlew’s summer