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In an Essex Farm Garden – June 1922

I am writing this in an Essex farm garden and I am not likely to forget that I am in a southern county for the ardour of the sun, the quality of the atmosphere, the character of the crops, the … Continue reading

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A Winter For Singing Birds – January 1901

Tuesday afternoon. Was there ever such a winter for the singing of birds This morning at dawn there was a chorale in the the trees all around the house. The robin, the wren, the hedge sparrow, and two whose strains … Continue reading

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Sunday – Chorus of Three – July 1901

Waking early. For several mornings have got into the habit of waking at early dawn. Some weeks ago, at that hour there could be heard through the open window such a full-throated chorale of triumphantly happy birds that one was … Continue reading

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February 1904: Diary Thursday – Bird Concert

A lovely morning. Even on our comparatively treeless upland the birds are making something of a concert. An imitative starling for quite a minute I mistook for a blackbird — the lilt was the same, though brief. A song -thrush … Continue reading

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