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What Happened to Spike?

The last sighting of Spike was a semi-successful flight in to a nearby bush.  Not pretty, but effective, and more importantly he was out of immediate sight of predators.   Next morning there was good news – Spike had beaten the cats … Continue reading

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Spiked on a Dilemma

Meet Spike, the fledgling hoopoe.  I was happily sketching red deer last week when Sis phoned from Spain to say that a young hoopoe had left its nest in a nearby chimney and landed in their courtyard: what should she … Continue reading

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