Category Archives: Wildlife

House Sparrows In London

Sadly House Sparrows have declined by 60% in London and many other cities in the United Kingdom since 2004. I remember them in very large numbers on the bird feeders when I was younger but in our London borough I … Continue reading

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Wildlife Garden Ideas And A New Bird Feeder

A few days ago I visited the ponds and Ecology Centre in Carshalton. We really enjoyed watching all the water birds as did a local fox who was hanging around the waters edge! It has given me lots of ideas … Continue reading

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Speckles The Cockatiel Is Feeling Left Out

I have noticed in our cockatiel group in the aviary there are many different personalities. There are the loners who seem quite happy playing with toys and keeping to themselves, there are the bonded pairs who stay together all day … Continue reading

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A Few Sunny Days In The Aviary Garden

After all the torrential rain we have had lately we have had two nice sunny days in the aviary garden. It has been nice and warm but with a pleasant breeze. Perfect days for people, animals and birds to enjoy! … Continue reading

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A Walk Around Carshalton Ponds

Dodging the showers today we went for a walk around our village ponds in Carshalton. Even if you live in a London Borough there is still wildlife to visit.

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Chirpy The Blackbird Chick Practices His Flying

We have built a flight partitioned off in the chicken and duck run for Chirpy the rescue blackbird chick to practice his flying and become a bit more independent. We used recycled panels we had intended to get rid and … Continue reading

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Chirpy The Rescue Blackbird Chick

  Four weeks ago my neighbour brought round a little chick he had found under a railway bridge. Barely alive he could hardly open his eyes. I fed him two hourly with a syringe and cockatiel mix and by the … Continue reading

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