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Wrens - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Feeding the family

Being a baby bird means knowing when to keep your mouth open. Many have exaggerated gapes, decorated in bright colours to encourage …

Wren - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey

Something’s moving

There’s something moving in the field next to Einar. I can see flower stalks trembling. It’s moving along behind the wall. All …

Wren - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Jenny at home

There’s a commotion in the bushes. It’s Britain’s noisiest bird in noise per weight; the Wren. My 1935 Outline of Nature says: …

Wren - Lodmoor - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Scricciolo

The Italian name for the Wren is scricciolo. When you hear just how loud they screech, that makes perfect sense:

Wren - Caffarella - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Wren

The light is clear and bright when I see a Wren appear. I love how its shadow looks. I always imagine Wrens …

Wren - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Wren on the coast

The wild North Sea coast of Westray in Orkney is not for the feint hearted on a blustery day. There are Fulmars …

Wren - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Out on the cliffs

Out on the cliffs, in the windiest and most exposed spot, where the Puffins are, is a Wren.

Wren - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Wren who hasn’t been told

It’s been an emotional journey over the last few days with the birds here at Einar. We always have Swallows and Blackbirds …

Wren - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Little King

Wren. It’s such a simple, short and easy name. Wren. The Wren’s scientific name is Troglodytes troglodytes. That’s not as short or …

Wren - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Wren on a chilly morning

There are millions of Wrens in the UK and yet they are so elusive. Today’s cold weather seems to have brought them …