Monthly Archives: January 2015

Colour and song to brighten winter mornings

It might well be below freezing this morning, but it’s the wind in the past week or so that’s been causing problems with nest-building for a pair of Kites, busy in one of Wallingford’s many aging Lime trees. They do often start early giving their young a potentially harsh start, high up in late winter’s naked trees. The timing is probably aimed at cashing in on the harshness itself though – feeding as they do on the dead creatures their parents find.

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