Anyway, back to the garden-the robin was not at all scared of me, and I got really close and took loads of photos. It was a most obliging model. I am glad the cats were not interested. In fact, Cassie looked a bit peeved that it was making so much noise. In the afternoons it has been sitting in the tree and singing beautifully, though that may have been before its babies were born, as that must be why it is so angry about the cats. As it stood there, another one turned up, which caused me to wonder if it was its mate, and therefore if lady robins are red-breasted too. Just looked it up and they are the same apart from the shape of the feathers on their heads and the females being a bit lighter in colour. The females have a more 'v' shaped line of dark feathers and the males more 'u' shaped. I can't see that part of the bird in these photos but will have a look tomorrow as this behaviour has been going on for a few days now.
Thank you Mr or Mrs Robin for posing so well!
I love this one on the ivy.
The first bird life this morning was one of the fat love pigeons having a wash. There are usually two of them and they are always courting and more. Wood pigeons have such pretty colours.
Bee die inspired playing. I wasn't going to buy this die as I couldn't think of what to do with it but I have used it loads. It makes as good a stencil as it does a cut out shape.
Today was also wash day for the puppets. I like the pigeons in the background of this picture.