Category Archives: wild birds

Naivasha just 100 KM from Nairobi

The second largest fresh water lake In Africa 250 sq miles and its cold Just 15 metres deep The Rift valley if we leap Backwards BOAC flights Were sold And Would land here From 1937 for 13 years They landed … Continue reading

5000 miles a year thats a long way to fly

We are so in need of help From you As wild birds go we see A great deal of the planet And the changes now that be From the Chutotsk Peninsula To the Isthmus From North East Russia JApan NOrth … Continue reading


In the wintry months The need is there For the wild birds to take flight The Kingfishers they stay here And it isnt always bright The rivers do get murky Frozen over thats the test Thats when they have to … Continue reading


Three children The zoo keepers Parents teachers Friends Relatives Whose right whose wrong? Compassion Who defends? FLamingo’s graceful beings Locked up in their stall Slaves to our emotion And what we learn at school Respect has lost its way with … Continue reading


MYthology brought us The Harpies no wilder Wind spirits were there transporters of the dead Into Hades With bodies of eagles And faces aware Creation the great natural Phenomenon gave us A raptor a realization The great Harpy Eagle A … Continue reading

Time is a great leveller

Eternity thats a very long time Apparently so the length of this rhyme And beyond through our lifetimes Possibly so But Chernobyl was terror Which most of us know CHernobyl and Prepiat And the villages too Some 400,000 evacuees true … Continue reading

There is nothing common about the raven

They mate for life Each serenade Bonding as they do A song bird And their every word Is love their lifetime through Tis true the wolves and ravens Are the sages for wise they be Master mentors mindful And their … Continue reading

Carrion Crow

Its, the devil of a life To be a carrion crow People think thats all we eat Is dead stuff as you know Really thats a human trait So perhaps humans should be Carrion humans in a nutshell Thats if … Continue reading


An innovative and adventurous Bird is often around about On the rocks in Dorset Crashing waves that shout Loudly throwing salty waves Climbing to a height The wave flow is chaotic So birds have got to fight For food along … Continue reading

The Raven

A raven found its haven In an attic down the street A great place for him to stay awhile Food there and some heat And as a very intelligent bird Lots of things to do Discovering what the human kind … Continue reading