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18 Jun
12:02pm, 18 Jun 2019
17687 posts
KinkyS
'The cuckoo comes in April
She sings her song in May
In the month of June she changes tune
July she flies away'
18 Jun
12:21pm, 18 Jun 2019
12835 posts
Rosehip
Oh my goodness - my Aunty Mary used to recite that - I haven't heard it for years! :)
18 Jun
2:16pm, 18 Jun 2019
1115 posts
bonners
Garden jealously here staying with parents in Devon. Regular GSW on the feeders, coal tits, Blue tits, Robins, blackbirds, blackcap in the field, loads of housemartins and swallows criscrossing the fields, and to cap it all, been sent to sleep by the sounds of the tawny owl (although not seen it). Lots of other sounds and sights that I'm struggling to identify. Also, the amount of insects is crazy, never seen so many bees, including loads of huge bumble bees.

Back to the reality of suburban ecological wasteland tomorrow.
18 Jun
2:46pm, 18 Jun 2019
5172 posts
Northern Exile
yay for loads of bees! :-)
19 Jun
11:01pm, 19 Jun 2019
2410 posts
jacdaw
I've been trying to identify bees in the garden today. We had a Nomada marshamella (Marsham's nomad bee), a new one to me.

But not a bird.

We did see some baby curlew when we were out running this evening, though.
20 Jun
6:13am, 20 Jun 2019
1377 posts
Heinzster
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20 Jun
6:13am, 20 Jun 2019
1378 posts
Heinzster
20 Jun
6:15am, 20 Jun 2019
1379 posts
Heinzster
My father's day present was a Hawk walk with Charlie, a 1 year old Harris Hawk. He is spectacular
21 Jun
1:08pm, 21 Jun 2019
1580 posts
RunningRonnie
23 Jun
9:50pm, 23 Jun 2019
12877 posts
Rosehip
00 00 nearly forgot!

Ralph indicated he needed a pit stop, whilst I was driving the scenic route from Keswick to Carlisle, so I stopped off at the car park at Powter Howe and we walked down to Bassenthwaite just in time to see Mr (I assume) osprey saunter past with brunch for his offspring :) - the highlight of the year :)

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