Tag Archives: pigeon

9.5.39.

Young pigeon in nest outside hospital window.

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12.4.39.

Wallington: Yesterday[1]  exceedingly warm & fine, said to have been the warmest day for that date for 70 years. Today even more so. We now have 26 hens, the youngest about 11 months. Yesterday 7 eggs (the hens have only … Continue reading

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20.2.39

Wallflowers (good specimens) are blooming at the café near here. Pomegranate trees just putting forth their buds, which are brilliant red. Weeds pretty thick everywhere. This is probably as green as the country ever gets, but there are still considerable … Continue reading

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29.12.38

Two eggs. Clear & fine. We have got a cock-pigeon (Frs. 4.50) & put him in the cage with the hen to get acquainted. She started pecking his head gently, I think picking out lice.

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24.12.38

Four eggs. Both the pigeons eggs broken – do not know how, possibly a cat tried to get up to the nest & scared the bird off. Evidently fertile eggs as they were streaked with blood. Clear & fine.

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23.12.38

The pigeon has laid two eggs & is sitting on them. Cold & fine. The Oued Tensift has shrunk to about twice its original size. Three eggs.

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22.12.38

Three eggs. Finer in the morning, rain in the afternoon. The surviving pigeon (presumably the hen) is sitting on a nest. Do not know whether it can survive, but possibly we may be able to get another cock for it. … Continue reading

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