Early flowering favourites

Old favourites are sometimes overlooked in the rush to plant flowers in your garden, writes Ros Drinkwater.

14th April, 2007

Old favourites are sometimes overlooked in the rush to plant flowers in your garden, writes Ros Drinkwater.

It sounds like ‘kyuck’, but in hooded crow language it means: ‘‘Honey, I’m home!”

I love the sound that the huge bird makes as it swoops through the tiny hole in the wall of byre, its beak full of building materials for this year’s nest.

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