This is the display in the front hall as we celebrate the arrival of the Spring Birds:
One of my favourite birds happens to be the Robin, whose arrival always marks the first of Spring for me:
When I was in England, I was charmed by the british robin, so small and adorable!
Emma Bridgewater does a lovely job of depicting birds on pottery:
And when I was in Stratford recently, I took a wee bit of Britain home with me in the form of this lilac scented candle:
You can listen to the birds of Ontario here:
Barn Swallow, Cedar waxwing, Grasshopper sparrow, Ruffed Grouse, Indigo Bunting, Cerulean Warbler, Am. Redstart, Eastern Bluebird, Piping Plover, Eastern Kingbird, White-throated Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow, Yellow Warbler, Black and White Warbler, House Finch, Northern Hawk Owl, Magnolia Warbler, Pine Siskin, Pine Warbler, Pine Grosbeak, Am. Bittern, Long-tailed Duck, Brewster's Warbler, House Wren, Orange-crowned Warbler, Bobolink, Common Redpoll, Red-tailed Hawk, Snowy Owl, Black-backed Woodpecker, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Marsh Wren, Winter Wren, Dunlin, Blue-winged Warbler, Black-bellied Plover, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Tree Swallow, Sanderling,
Mourning Warbler, Great Gray Owl, Black-throated Blue Warbler,
Black-throated Green Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Savannah Sparrow, Canada Jay, Lesser Yellowlegs, Canada Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Prairie Warbler, White-winged Crossbill, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Spruce Grouse, Virginia Rail, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Purple Finch, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Savannah Sparrow.
Great birding websites here: