Spotted Turtle Dove or Streptopelia chinensis…

Spotted Turtle Dove Streptopelia chinensis two very gentle birds dropped in for a drink and a bath! This very loving couple visit our back garden almost every day. A few days ago they brought with them their young son or daughter and together they cuddled on the edge of a wall for half an hour after their bath and drink of course...

Spotted Turtle Dove or Streptopelia chinensis two very gentle birds dropped in for a drink and a bath! This very loving couple visit our back garden almost every day. A few days ago they brought with them their young son or daughter and together they cuddled on the edge of a wall for half an hour after their bath and drink of course…

Tamar wetlands and black swans…

Tamar wetlands black swans

 

Wetland-swans

A walk through the Tamar wetlands in Riverside never disappoints. Today we were greeted at the first bridge by two of the most elegant creature on the planet gently gliding past. It seems that most of the birds at the wetlands have very little fear of humans. The only species that seems to be reluctant to get any where close to humans are the geese probably with good reason!