Lockdown Diary: Tuesday 19.5.20

On 14th May (aka last Thursday), we had a California Quail shouting its weird song (‘Ah!’) from a tree in our front garden. Just now, I was talking to my son, Ed, in his bedroom (at the back of the house), when a loud ‘Ah!’ interrupted our conversation...

On 14th May (aka last Thursday), we had a California Quail shouting its weird song (‘Ah!’) from a tree in our front garden. Just now, I was talking to my son, Ed, in his bedroom (at the back of the house), when a loud ‘Ah!’ interrupted our conversation. The quail was back! I went down and told my wife Jo, who had missed this weird alien the first time round, and grabbed my camera.
Here are some photos I took of this charming bird (it may not be wild, but it is still beautiful).

California Quail, Peterborough, 19.5.20