Robin in our garden

In the last two years I have only rarely seen robins in our garden. I think the little birds are simply being crowded out by sparrows. I have found robins to be very curious and not very shy birds. One of them always watched me while I was working in the garden and sometimes even…

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Heralds of Spring

I usually hear them before they become visible in the sky. I’m talking about the cranes. Every time I see them I am filled with great joy, because then I know that the cold grey days will soon come to an end. I have not had the opportunity to observe these elegant birds at close…

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Happy Chickens in the Snow

My grandmother’s chickens liked to be outside even in winter. Unfortunately, the losses caused by birds of prey or foxes were significantly greater this time of the year.Sometimes we children could find the remains of the killed chickens in the garden. This was always a very sad event.

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