Old Friend

Last Winter the Tree Creeper patrolled the Hawthorn and Ash close to the house.

Come Summer he disappeared. We know:

“When it comes to nest building, the treecreeper does not opt the most common solution. Instead, it builds its nest behind a flap of loose bark. The treecreeper starts with a base of twigs and then add grass, moss, lichen and wood chips. It takes about a week to build the whole nest. The female then lines the nest with hair, wool and feathers.”

and we don’t think we have enough loose bark.

But now, it is back – same trees, same time:

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We wonder where it found its flaps.

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