• Wild neighbours keep me entertained

    There’s nothing quite as interesting as watching the neighbours. On June 30, I introduced the IQ-challenged robin that performed multiple face plants on our living room window before building a nest (What’s that racket?). Oddly it abandoned the nest and left behind a broken egg and a whole one. Mysteriously the whole nest disappeared when… Continue Reading

  • What’s that racket?

    Bang, bang! What on earth is that noise? Bang, bang, bang! After some artful sleuthing, I figured out that a heavy-set Robin was repeatedly flattening its beak on our living room window. It was taking multiple hits on the same flight. It has happened before, but this was different. Other birds quickly came to the… Continue Reading