While I was eating my mini cheddars today, I couldn't help but get distracted by a family of at least two wrens. The fledgling was not only almost tail less. but also fearless, and sat 2 feet away from me, exchanging tiny whistles with the adult as I snapped some photos. A third wren with a beak full of food landed on the fence right next to me for a few seconds.
This is a blog of natural history notes maintained and moderated by members of the management committee of the INHT: Fiona MacGillivray, Martin Armstrong, David Webster, Andrew Kent, Isobel Freeman, Bernard Hannett, Danielle Vessey and Alistair Hutchison, and our Centre Managers, Mandy and Fiona assisted by Beth and Jenny.
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