Shed SparrowsSaturday 20th May 2000
THERE'S BEEN a lot of Dunnock (also known as the Hedge Sparrow) activity amongst the honeysuckle and ivy above the trellis on the corner of our garden shed. As I take a closer look a bird flies out right in front of my face. Even from so close, I can't make out the nest so I leave them in peace.
On Dewsbury Station, Nipplewort grows by the platform flower bed. It's a dull day, so the flowers aren't open.
Hazel leaves are rounder and have softly prickly hairs. The elm leaf, as you can see when you get closer to it, is uneven at the base and has a rough surface.