Tag: birds

The Birds

This morning, standing outside in my bathrobe coaxing a young bird out of our apple tree, alternately flapping my elbows and waving a syringe full of lukewarm oatmeal, it suddenly occurs to me that I have gone mad. Quite, quite mad. I know. It should have occurred to […]

Our Robin

Here is your AAAAAH moment of the weekend! In the wake of my murderous rampage last week, a crime for which I am still paying in the form of a splinted finger and a driving ban for another 6 weeks, here is my latest YouTube upload. Lest any […]

Surprise!

Six of Charlotte’s nine chicks have arrived safely and a day early! One sadly did not make it, and there are two more under her still. The sweetest of broodies, she actually pecked at me today, which was a very good sign. That protective nature is definitely what […]

The Thug of the Bird World

They say evil takes many an avian form. For Poe, it was the Raven. If you asked Coleridge, he might say the Albatross, albeit after it had been shot out of the sky… Here on my humble patch of land, while any similarity to the talents of Poe or […]

Chickie Love IV

Spring has sprung! Click to view my latest YouTube video featuring my two broodies and their chicks. It’s very short, but I thought you might like a little Chickie Love to get your weekend off on the right foot! Cheers, Mother Hen © motherhendiaries 2015, all rights reserved.