Tag Archives: Robin

Brampton Spring: March dawn chorus

The dawn chorus is in its early incarnation. Not yet bolstered by the arrival of summer migrants, it consist mainly of Robins, Blackbirds and a Woodpigeon backing group. Occasionally the sporadic, short and loud bursts of a Wren joins in. … Continue reading

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Birdsong returns to the village, briefly

This morning, for seemingly the first time in weeks, bird song returned to the garden. Firstly, a hardy and optimistic Song Thrush took up a favourite perch high in a Maple and practiced his lines. Then Robins duetted. All was … Continue reading

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Dawn songs

This morning a bright waning moon illuminated the period just before dawn. The sky was mostly clear with a few shower laden clouds. Not a remarkable winter morning – except for the lack of frost. But, as i walked along … Continue reading

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Robin count

At daybreak this morning the weather was dull and a shower of cold rain made it feel damper than ever. Whilst taking the dogs for their morning stroll I counted, in a totally unscientific way, the number of singing Robins … Continue reading

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Return of birdsong

If it were possible to pinpoint the time and date that the birds start singing again, then I would say it was last Thursday morning (13th). On looking into the sodden garden before dawn I heard a Robin in full … Continue reading

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