I am delighted to inform the world that our resident lone-ranger Pigeon has a girl-friend!
He used to live on the ground, waddle about aimlessly, picking up leftovers from under the tree feeder, dropped by other airborne birdies. You could say he suffered from depression and low self-esteem, as any overweight, lonely pigeon would.
But no longer!
Pigeon has been seen whispering a sweet-nothing into a lady-pigeon’s ear on top of a wall, observed jealously by a blackbird. There was also some canoodling and a couple of mounting attempts. Oh dear, I hope they are taking suitable precautions!
Jealous blackbird applying to join hatch.com
And look! There are plenty of fish in the sea, or hot birds in the sky, as the case may be: