We have been following the progress of the blackbird who has built her nest in the medlar tree right outside our dining room window. The night before last, her babies had been born and she was plumping herself up to protect them:-
This morning, there was one of the baby blackbirds waiting to be fed:-
2 thoughts on “The Blackbird (2)”
Enchanting photos and how wonderful to be able to view the baby blackbirds from your dining room. Does the medlar tree produce fruit? I’ve never eaten medlar apples but seem to recall they are meant to taste like quince.
Yes, the medlars have to be blet first (new word to me) and are then turned into jam or jelly. Charles