Cozy

#Socs #Cozy Created by Mr and Mrs Blackbird out of necessity, somewhere to rest while laying eggs zipping merrily about the garden you’ll see Mr Blackbird – grabbing worms for dinner Catching the Occasional forty winks on the occasion of laying her family – Mrs Blackbird zips around the nest – keeping her eggs warm …

Where did all the birds go?

#writeclub #birds Back in summer – they were everywhere soaring through the skies landing on the green grass giving everyone a surprise But, soon the west wind traded spots with north and to the east perplexing swallows in the trees and by water, ducks and geese Some of the birds left early and headed off …

Usual Suspects

#Octpowrimo #Migration #Magpie #pigeons Photo by Daniil Komov on Pexels.com You might have thought with the thermometers’ race to the bottom most of the winged residents would be on holiday Initial suspicions – verified as scattered birdseed lying in the neighbours car park Remains – sadly untouched But as Ra begins to move beyond the …

Meeting on the Terraza

#Morning #Birds #Daylight #Sunlight They’re out on the town these three popular lads having flown in from sun kissed shores They spent the night enjoying local delicacies and dancing the night away with some of the local lasses nest for the night ? a place with picturesque views overlooking the local sports venue and nearby …

The Lonely Swan

#writephoto moving around the house it’s really hard 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 …

Warm & Cosy

#WDYS Image credit; Tivasee @ Pexels 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 …

A Kestrel Came Calling

#birds #kestrel #poetry Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com 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 …

Sunday Morning Call

#Nature #Weekend #Birds Photo by Fahad AlAni on Pexels.com 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 …

Floating about

floating penguin, image by inky 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 …