Close encounters of the furry kind!



We sell a large number of window feeders at the Birds’ Bistro and we are big fans of them at home too. They allow you to get very close to your birds and  are a great distraction from domestic duties in the kitchen! Despite having 4 designated feeding stations in the garden for our resident […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frogs and Collies!

Another beautiful spring like day with lots of sunshine  but snow still sitting on top of Cross Fell.

The garden is full of Birds with 2 pairs of Blackbirds constructing nests  in a juniper and  a yew tree and Nuthatches taking up residency in one of the Bird Boxes. The frog spawn continues to increase in […]

By |March 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to our new blog!

A big welcome to Dunkirk Diaries from Jackie and Jonathan, the owners of the Birds’ Bistro.

Why Dunkirk Diaries? – We have been writing about our home and the wildlife we share it with for several years and thought that some of our customers and visitors to the website would be interested in what will become […]

By |March 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring in the air

Heard a lovely low purring sound, followed it down the pond and found dozens of frogs enjoying the spring weather.  They do tend to disappear quickly when disturbed, but here’s a photo of a few of them with lots of frogspawn.

By |March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to our new website

It has taken us a while to build our new website, but finally it was launched and here you are. We hope you like it!

By |March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments