Murmuration of Birds – A Spectacular Sight to Behold

Birds that travel together often have names unique to their kind. A murder of crows comes from old folk tales which suggest that flock members could judge one of their members and execute it. Traveling in large groups protects birds from predators while also offering them companionship and warmth from fellow travelers. Murmuration Murmurations of […]

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Early Signs of Spring

Early spring brings new life and excitement in nature – from dozing frogspawn in park lakes to blackbirds’ raspy “onk-a-lee” song, as well as blooms like daffodils, crocuses and tulips appearing across woodlands and hedgerows. Tree buds blooming are an unmistakable sign of spring, while hazel catkins form long “lamb’s tails”. Birds Spring’s early signs

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