March 23rd, 2009

countrygirl

Windhover




Since moving house I see fewer birds around the place than when I lived on the edge of town. Lots of crows, making a racket and I’ve occasionally seen a hawk hovering in the field. Yesterday huskyteer was here; she announced that she could see two enormous birds in a tree. Binoculars were found and she said the mystery bird had ‘great yellow legs’. When it was my turn again one of the birds took flight and whoo-hoo! What a wing span. We now think they were buzzards. Wrong sort of bird but seeing it flying reminded me of Collapse )