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The great ash outside our house is moving forward into April. I’ve committed to blog about it on 7 of each month.
Last month when I signed up it was all in a hurry on a busy allotment day.
I’m determined to do better now.
The temperature in our district has been consistently high for spring for the last four weeks.
This week’s temperatures as you can see remain mild. The other ash trees in the area are further into bud than this one though as it gets less sun through the day than some. It has those crusty looking brown signs of spring.
The tree circumference is 73.5″ or 187 cms
The tree height is (soon to be available I’m going to edit that in when I get home from work)
Or so I thought.
I borrowed this
But then this happened. So measuring will happen tomorrow.
I suggested last month that it was likely to be around sixty years old.
There are birds in our street in large numbers from blackbirds, magpies, jays, great tits, blue tits, long tail tits, robins, dunnocks, thrushes and jackdaws.
Getting images of them actually in the tree is tricky.
Here’s one particular fan of the tree who really likes spending time there.
The red ringed green parrot population in The Netherlands is massive. Spreading across the key cities are flocks if thousands. A large number focus their attention on our locality. They seem to like our feeders.
There are also parrot populations in the South East of England
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