After my sad news of the other day regarding the 2 dead blackbirds, I woke up this morning to some good news.

We had a moorhen in the garden. He’s been pottering around now for about 4 hours or so, I do hope he decides to stay for a while like the last one did.

From memory he seems a bit smaller than his predecessor, so perhaps ‘he’s’ a ‘she’. Either way ‘it’ appears to have amazing hearing or eyesight, as whenever I walk passed the window he (can’t bring myself to keep calling him ‘it’) seems to know I’m there and either stands completely motionless for many minutes, or scuttles into the bushes.

As much as I’d like to get to know him better, I think scuttling into the bushes is a good choice, even though we don’t have cats anymore.