• Getting ready for spring

    26 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    What's this? An egg? Where did winter go?
    A discarded pigeon's egg reminded me that spring is just around the corner and that nest boxes should be readied in anticipation. Ideally this is a job that should already have been done, so today was dedicated to cleaning out the boxes that dot Le Castille du Gannet. Lady Helen has a “Tut” that carries for miles through the still morning air and I could sense her disapproval from the top of my ladder. I looked down to see her, arms folded and lips pursed, watching me with disappointment written across her face.
    “Why don't you bring it down (rhymes...
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