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A daft dove

A daft dove

So, yes it’s another post about birds. But this time a dove which has built a nest in our garden. Not in a nice sensible bush, like the Northern Cardinals, but in a very open place that can be seen by all predators: the bird feeder! My Mum brought the bird feeder to help us … Continue reading

The baby birds take early flying lessons

The baby birds take early flying lessons

When we got back from the girls’ dance lesson yesterday we could hear the Northern Cardinals making a lot of noise in the garden before we’d even opened the front door.  We rushed through to the back door in time to see a bird of prey (no idea which one) swooping across the garden and … Continue reading

The baby birds are growing

The baby birds are growing

I’ve been taking photographs of the Northern Cardinals in the nest outside the back door for the girls to take in for Show & Tell next week.  Just in case you’re keen to see how they’ve grown in a week, here they are: For what happened next, click here. Related articles The baby birds have … Continue reading

The baby birds have hatched!

The baby birds have hatched!

For a while we’ve been watching a pair of Northern Cardinals build a nest in our garden (back yard).  It’s not in a very sensible place as it’s 5ft up in a bush right outside our back door, which makes it a pretty noisy place to be, but more sensible than the nest which was … Continue reading

The teepee becomes a bird hide!

The teepee becomes a bird hide!

My Mum bought a bird feeder for the girls to hang in the trees so we can encourage some of the beautiful birds into our garden.  Mum and the girls put the bird seed in yesterday and the girls spent the first 5 minutes standing by the window waiting for some birds to come.  We … Continue reading