The exceptional weather in the Indre et Loire (and indeed all over France) this year meant that our cherries were ripe when we last visited at Whitsun. Last year at this time they hadn't ripened, and by the time we returned at the end of July they were long gone! I wrote about this, and what I did with this year's cherries, in an earlier post.
However, we did wonder who or what had been eating the cherries. We suspected birds, so Tim conducted a surveillance operation ................
|** from Google images**|
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No wonder the squirrels are red!!!