BEEing rather than doing

It's been a while since I have written about nature in our garden. This is despite the fact that, like most people with gardens, I have been here for most of the time recently. The pandemic caused that we are not travelling far. On top of this, I am currently stay- at -home mum, living on a budget. Most likely, it was spending time looking at the birds and insects with my son that caused that I...

The long-tailed tits

The goldfinch came back again. This time, it did not spend as much time on the feeder as during the past couple of days. And it did not argue so much with other birds, he let them have some nuts too. After the goldfinch left, our usual visitors also disappeared maybe apart from a couple of chaffinches and sparrows. However, there were some new guests: a group of fourteen long-tailed tits....

The goldfinch came back

The goldfinch was back on the feeder. It was alone again and spent there quite a lot of time. Eventually, the woodpecker came and threw him off the feeder. So it patiently waited on the tree but then went back on to the feeder. Little blue tits were trying to get some nuts, but he kept pushing them off and flapping its wings. It must have been really hungry. And the same happened again. A...

The blue moon and a goldfinch

The unusual blue moon, the second full moon in a month happened yesterday but it was too cloudy to be able to see it. However, this morning the moon was still very big and this is what it looked like where I live: With this unusual moon, came a very strong wind. And there was a little cute guest on a bird feeder, a goldfinch. Unfortunately, I did not manage to take a picture of it, but if you...