Wednesday, 5 December 2012

A Visitor

We had a new bird come to visit the bird table this weekend that I thought you might like to see

Pheasants are a regular pain round here at this time of year, usually playing daredevils in the road. But I love to see them, they remind me of my gundog days and I love their beautiful, festive colouring. They're pretty tasty too! Ahem.

He hung around picking up seed and inadvertently frightened off all the chickens, before trooping off back to his own little hedgerow somewhere

A little splash of colour against the leaves, he really brightened my day


  1. Pheasants are one of the things I miss about home, my folks live on the edge of a wood so they're everywhere and they can be such characters :-)

    Gorgeous photos, Rachael!

    Jem xXx

  2. My mum has one that visits her back garden frequently. She puts cornflakes out for him and has named him 'George' after my grandad lol. I love your blog Rachel. Arrived here via Charlotte's Web. It makes great Sunday morning reading for me! Hugs xx

    Vee xxx

  3. Cute! I love your blog. The layout's beautiful!


  4. I love seeing pheasants, we have one that lives somewhere near the bottom of our garden haha. I love the noise they make (is it a caw? I'm not good at describing sounds haha)

    1. I think it's a cackle but I know what you mean, sounds all rattly! xx

  5. Gorgeous photos! When my parents first moved to the house their in now in the country I was only about 8 or 9 and I remember seeing a pheasant for the first time and thinking it was like a magical creature! Plus they're the logo for Jack Wills!

  6. I agree; they look lovely and don't taste too bad too! Nice little post with some great snaps :)
    Frankie xx

  7. Hello there Rachael,
    I just found your lovely website via the 'Sprinkle of Glitter' blog. I have absolutely fallen in love with it here. Not to mention how much I like a good 'ol British pheasant! I just started to 'follow' you and I look forward to reading your future posts. I hope you have a lovely end to your week!
    Chloe xx

    1. Thanks for your lovely comment Chloe! Have a great weekend xx


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