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Call of the Nightjar

Call of the Nightjar

Along with the arrival of Swift comes another bird of myth and magic - the Nightjar. While the Swift is a bird of the summer skies the Nightjar haunts the wooded heaths.

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Feathered Skies

Feathered Skies - an e-Chapbook of Haiku

I’m a birdwatcher and I blog about, well birds. More recently I’ve been writing haiku about birds.

 swift s-c-r-e-a-m across the summer sky

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The Dawn Chorus

The Dawn Chorus

It’s 6am! Damn, I overslept. I never oversleep. Well only sometimes. Ever since I can remember I’ve woken around dawn, as those first rays of light peek around the edge of the curtains and slide under the door.

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May Medley

A Calendar of Haiku - May

Sedge Warbler Sing

Silent for most of the year, in late April or early May, for a few weeks boy can you hear them, as they sing all day and often into the night.

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The River Bank

Along the river bank under the boughs, cows graze placidly; a chiffchaff calls ...

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