Category: Birds

  • The Lonely Swan

    #writephoto housesitting when ma and pa have gone on holiday They’ve taken their grandkids somewhere sunny and warm and though i’ve got the nest all to myself sometimes i wish i didn’t The geese are out though and they’re having fun so i’ll spend time with them in the afternoon sun.

  • Warm & Cosy

    Warm & Cosy

    #WDYS They’ve been resting on a nest of twigs , moss and down sleeping away while mum and dad’s gone to town And as they’ve been sleeping they’ve started to grow awaiting the time that from egg they must go And as that time comes they’ll all hack away and spend time in the nest […]

  • A Kestrel Came Calling

    #birds #kestrel #poetry A Kestrel came a calling on a summers Sunday morn it was on a hunt for squeakers as its chicks had just been born A Kestrel came a calling diving on the roof pinching the spoils of the locals attacking with claw and tooth A Kestrel came a calling the neighbours wondered […]

  • Sunday Morning Call

    #Nature #Weekend #Birds Over the horizon the sun god pops while beyond the curtain a message drops beyond the glazing and well past the wall the birds have awoken some making a call Not much to chirp at at this time of day but the cats are all inside so it’s time to play especially […]

  • Floating about

    Floating about

    You could call him a “Kamikaze Duck” leaping through the air, like a mountain goat to dive headlong into the H2O He was a little hesitant, when down he did look but he grabbed opportunity by the throat and headed headlong into the wet onlookers over the water – think o no but water on […]

  • Wol

    Wol

    Hanging about on a tree branch really isn’t much fun I’d much rather be swooping about the blue sky in rays of the sun I watch some bugs moving about around the light green leaves they’re chomping on my bedding the greedy little thieves Out of the Sun Away from the light Awaiting the moon […]

  • Family

    For each family group a sense of togetherness is important Mum and dad teaching the basics of life so In time, when they leave the nest, they’re well prepared to yomp off on their own – not yet though – they need to find their feet.

  • Raise

    Raise

    #fowc #raise The first rays of sun and the birds are up out of the trees there’s twigs to be found for renovations to the nest and little ones to feed

  • Mimic

    Salford 22nd February 2022 #fowc #mimic Many were impressed by this birds impressive talent to sound like Most visitors to his owners home in fact, his impression of the local constable in his street kept light fingers away.

  • First in the water

    #nature #winter #swimming While the rest were going about their morning routine this brave soul decided to take the plunge into the northern waters fed by the Mersey and Medlock Water, skiddy in places, where jack frost had turned it to ice but with all those feathers, he was well waterproofed and ready for his […]