could I not notice it?
Sunday, 15 Jul 12 Sunny 25°C / 77°F
A quick flight from the nest in the wall to a pole, then another short flight to the trees. Its flight is a sort of ‘wave’; it dives, then flutters the wings, always chasing insects, in a tireless coming and going. It often stops on a old rail, near the nest, with an insect in its bill, moving its tail.
In these days I’m working in the garden (I’m trasplanting flowers, potting up seedlings, moving containers…) and often I become aware of it from its shade moving in the ground. This morning, while I was turning the corner of the house, we were about to collide!
It’s a very talkative bird, the air is full of “hweet… hweet”
It’s my resident chiffchaff (along with its mate and, probably, its chicks).
1, 2, 3) the chiffchaff having a break on its favourite rail
4) tomatoes in containers moved in a sunnier area
5) potted seedlings
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