The air is warming and sap is at last rising and previously tight buds are now opening up and verdant leaves are pushing forth. You can almost smell the chlorophyll...
I know that there has been lots of water around this winter and spring but to keep in tip top condition it is imperative that birds have access to fresh clean water for drinking and bathing. If you do not have a bird bath then a shallow turkey tin does just the job.
James Astley caught these guys during the ablutions in a car park puddle the other day!
In the last couple of weeks there have been an inordinate number of Coconuts stranded along the foreshore. Strangely enough this seems to happen a couple of times a year. Most are intact and in their husks and having opened one or two, most are perfectly sound and just fine for the birds!
So here are the theories...
I am open to suggestions!