Honeysuckle and a massive rambling rose have also been cut right back. Despite such work the bird life at 08.00hr this morning was superb -- taken from inside my house.
A male blackcap
A song thrush
A redwing stopped briefly in an ornamental cherry tree.
Male blackbird eating fallen apples in the back garden.
Female blackbird on the neighbour's roof.
Great tit visiting an "amour-plated" bird box.
Green woodpecker in the back garden.
Having a rest.
Eating the fallen apples.
The evolution of a formal garden to a nature reserve Click the link to go to http://www.peterlovetttalks.co.uk/page19.html for more information on this talk, which could be of interest to Garden and Horticultural Societies and anyone interested in wildlife in general.
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