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‘Le Merle Noir’ (Blackbird)

'Le Merle Noir' (Blackbird) - Cameos of Birdlife #10

After a period of silence, not hearing them since February, when a few warm days encouraged us out, the Blackbird have started to sing again.

early morning 
in greening woods
blackbird sing

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February Summer

A Calendar of Haiku - February

 […]It is the February summer that comes, and lasts a week or so between the January frosts and the east winds that rush through the thorns [...] Richard Jefferies - Life of the Fields 1899

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Birds From My Kitchen Window

Window: In The Country

Birds From My Kitchen Window ... I rush from window - to window - to window, as birds fly quickly from one feeder to another, chased off one by a Magpie, giving way prudently to the Woodpecker as he flies down from the nearby Poplar; ousted from another by a horde of hungry Starling, flying in from the fields ...

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