Tag Archives: Winter

Friday Feeders

Tauhou, silvereye

Tauhou, silvereye

It is busy in the garden with large numbers of Tui and Tauhou seeking food.

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It has been bitterly cold for a week, although it has been a little warmer over the past 48 hours. So the birds are working very hard to maintain their nutrient levels and strength.

Down but not out

Two days of relentless gales had flattened my newly flowering daffodils.
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I rescued what I could and bought the flowers inside to enjoy.
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I see today that the remaining leaves and damaged flowers have almost returned to their previous height. Winter is very much with us still despite these early spring flowers showing a brave face to remind us of things yet to come.
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