Blue Tit Big Brother

And other stories from the garden

Monthly Archive for March, 2009


Another sign of spring—we have tadpoles! Some of the frog spawn in the pond is showing definite signs of wiggling. Here is an attempt at some film:

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A change of birds?

Turning on the TV last night we saw the first signs of nesting material in the brother house nestbox. And a decidadely smaller bird fast asleep. When it rearranged itself a few minutes later it was clear that this was a blue tit, not the great tit which has been roosting all winter. This evening […]

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Frog porn?

After watching a DVD yesterday evening (Beowulf—not nearly as bad as the opening scenes suggested it was going to be) we flicked the TV over to see if anything was going on on the PondCam. Three pairs of eyes glowed bright in the infrared light. After a while there was a good deal of splashing […]

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