Saturday, 19 April 2014

Pigeon and squirrel

The pigeons are at it big time. Look at this puffed up pouter, while his mate sunbathes (or prepares herself?) on the grass. As to who the third party is, well, I have no knowledge of the sexual preferences of pigeons!

Then a squirrel appeared on the scene and the group broke up. The female pigeon ignored the squirrel's foraging antics at first...

... but this was getting too close for comfort, and she flew away to join the others.

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Record your butterflies!

Butterfly Conservation have launched a phone app so you can record butterfly sitings as you go, wherever you may be. It's available for both iPhones and Android phones and even though I am hopeless with my smart phone, I am going to have a go at downloading and using it.

Here's the link: