Bird of the Day Aug 24 — Pigeon Out For a Walk

I was walking up the path near my house when this guy wandered out from the undergrowth. He looked at me and then just started walking up the path ahead of me. He kept looking round to see where I was and when he finally realised I was going the same way, flew up into a tree.

Pigeon out for a walk by Jez Braithwaite
Pigeon out for a walk

Fan Of… Daily Post #2

Hi all 😃. Today’s Fan Of… is still with Star Wars, kind of; bear with me on this. I had my third appointment at the local fracture clinic today and, woohoo 🎉 my cast is off 🎊. I have, instead, been fitted with a moon boot to allow me to start to put weight on my ankle and rebuild the strength in my right leg. The moon boot makes me look like I’ve got the lower leg of a Storm Trooper, and hence the Star Wars link.

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Busy Bees 🐝

We have a large hibiscus hedge bordering one side of our garden which is in full bloom at the moment. The black berry (bramble — depending where you grew up) bush is nearing the end of it’s flowering stage, with the fruits starting to form. Both these are a huge magnet to bees and hover flies.

Hover fly in flight by Jez Braithwaite
Hover Fly