Summer Birds, Shaky Legs and Flowers

A fairy tale was waiting for me outside the Fairy Tale Woods. A suitable name for these woods!
The first thing I saw were cows grazing. But between them on the ground lay a small bundle.
A cow had calved a moment ago. The umbilical cord hung between the legs.
Both animals were looking a bit exhausted but after a while the calve made attempts to stand despite its shaky legs. That was a lovely sight!!
While I was watching, butterflies were gathering around flowers and the fragrances of summer was wonderful
Keep your eyes open for fairy tales ❤

The Danish name for butterfly is sommer-fugl. Consisting of two words: Summer and bird

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26 thoughts on “Summer Birds, Shaky Legs and Flowers

  1. That’s a wonderful thing to witness, Hanna. And I would say the type of cattle pictured are Belted Galloways. or the Danish equivalent. Not that I’m an expert of cattle.
    Alen

    1. But you are completely right, Alen. I’ve been with cow-savvy people this weekend and it’s the same name that’s used in Denmark. It was a magnificent experience.

  2. What a lovely name for a butterfly, Hanna! 🙂 🙂 And what a moment to arrive! Mum is looking at you as if to say ‘don’t just stand there- do something!’

    1. Thanks Jo!!
      I got it all wrong I know that now 🙂
      It really was an exciting moment. I’m not used to that kind of incidents so I am quite humble 🙂

  3. How lucky you are to have seen that newborn calf, Hanna! No matter how many times I see the process of birth, it still seems like a miracle. I’m glad to hear the little one managed to stand up and join its mother (which also seems like a miracle to me — can you imagine how stiff your legs would be after a 280-day nap? :).

    1. It IS a miracle, Heide. It may well be the calf had stiff legs, but it made me weak in the knees 🙂
      Wish you a happy weekend ❤

      1. “It may well be the calf had stiff legs, but it made me weak in the knees.” ❤️ What a beautiful sentiment, Hanna.

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