Posted in June 2013

American robin on mat leave

This month, we watched an American robin build a mud and grass nest, incubate her eggs, feed her young, then leave them to get on with the rest of their lives. The whole maternity leave took a remarkably short time. We watched her build her nest on a soaking wet day — May 31 — … Continue reading

June 15, 2013

Here are some photos from a random day in June. The weather has been wet and dull for a week or so, but today dawned bright and sunny and the temperatures hit the high 20s. I took the photos around the back garden. Random photos of whatever caught my eye. I should have taken some … Continue reading