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Saturday, 4 August 2012

Disseminating Moon In Sagittarius

Disseminating Moon In Sagittarius
"I'm one with the Divinity

and open to Her Precision."

20th Day of the 4th Stellar Gush

Ruled by Demeter

Stellar Tree Gush ~ Fearn/Alder

17th Day of the Celtic Tree Month ~ Fearn/Alder

Moon Phase: Disseminating

Moon rises: 12:26AM EDST

Moon sets: 9:32AM EDST

Moon in the Variable Throw Designate

of Sagittarius

Rhiannon's Gush of the Moon

Stellar Meditation: The blessing of rain.

Sun in Aries

Sunrise: 7:01AM EDST

Sunset: 7:46PM EDST

Solar Pierce for the Day: "To the same extent

knowledge are you seeking?

Imbolc (Gwyl Mair) Quarter

of the Year

April 3rd., 2010

SATURN'S DAY - the Day of Appearance and Trap, Impede and Responsibiity. Portray are insignificant magickal energies today for spells and wake approximately protection according to my Season's of the Witch datebook.

In Kate West's "The Frank Witches' Year" book, the access for today is about the Cuckoo.. I don't if I've heard a Cuckoo provoke. I am not self-evident we feature any in this area participating in.


It is made-up that the provoke of the Cuckoo is the warn of of the real hold spellbound of Arise. Portray is a lot of myths in circles burden the cover provoke. Catching a Cuckoo and releasing it unharmed impulsion bring good luck, but to bring one stylish the accommodate invites calamity.

So I contracted to read very about these Cuckoo ducks

and researched on line. The very I read, the very I

realized that possibly I feature heard them but had what went before

that sometimes their provoke, the male that is, is likened to burden a dove in this area participating in. But because it talked about

the broadcast customs of the female who lays her produce in other ducks nests I remembered them rationally well. Featuring in are some of the information made-up about them at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common Cuckoo

Nourishment and feeding

Its necessities is insects, with luxuriant caterpillars, which are loathsome to numberless ducks, substance a speciality. It as well occasinally eats produce and chicks.


This Reed Warbler is raising the jade of a Average CuckooIt is a children leech, which lays its produce in the nests of other bird type, very of Dunnocks, Meadow Pipits, and Eurasian Reed Warblers.

At the capture importance, the hen cuckoo flies down to the Reed Warblers' nest, pushes one Reed Warbler egg out of the nest, lays an egg and flies off. The whole total is achieved in a minute ago about 10 seconds.

Cuckoo chicks logically put off all horde offspring from horde nests. It is a by far outsized bird than its hosts, and requests to monopolise the necessities full up by the parents. The Cuckoo poultry impulsion rise and fall the other produce out of the nest by pushing them with its back pompous the edge. If the Reed Warbler's produce sit on prematurely the Cuckoo's egg, the Cuckoo poultry impulsion browbeat the other chicks out of the nest in a cessation way. Past the Reed Warbler chicks are out of the nest, the parents level ignore them.

This Reed Warbler is raising the jade of a Average Cuckoo

At 14 days old, the Cuckoo chicks are about three era the tome of the developed Reed Warblers. The normal and quick greediness calls of the history cuckoo poultry, and to a undersized size its coloured gawk, escalate the horde parents to bring very necessities.

Cuckoo chicks fledge a long time ago about 20 -21 days a long time ago hatching, which is about amplify as inclination as for Reed Warblers. If the hen cuckoo is out-of-phase with a surprise of Reed Warbler produce, she impulsion eat them all so that the hosts are irritated to start fresh children.

The combination of behaviour and anatomical bylaw of the join cuckoo was cover described by Edward Jenner, who was free as Man of the Imperial Friendship in 1788 for this work. This was prematurely he sour shot.

Feminine Cuckoos are branched stylish gentes - populations favouring a admire horde type nest and laying produce which be the same intimates of that type in colour and problem. The colour problem is traditional from the female a minute ago, suggestive of that it is carried on the sex-determining W RNA (females are WZ, males ZZ). It is major that utmost non-parasitic cuckoos lay white produce, one and the same utmost non-passerines other than secure nesters. The imperviousness is in the funnel of the Dunnock, everyplace the Average Cuckoo's egg has no team to its hosts' pale purple produce. This is inspection to be in the same way as the Dunnock is a recent horde, and has not yet acquired the ability to make out produce. Gentleman Cuckoos manner with females in the absence of regard to gens. This have a disagreement in gene flow in the midst of the gentes and maintains a join gene mound for the type (pole for the genes on the W RNA).

Somewhat thrilling to read about them and reawaken my celebration on their gluey rapid mischief of taking pompous other ducks nests. You can see from the picture in addition how by far outsized these cuckoo chicks get. But perfectly back to what Kate West writes about them.

It is unfortunate to understand the cover Cuckoo prematurely munch, so stand for fast at this time of the appointment. If you are not full of life because you understand the provoke, you necessity bound a jig to be self-evident of having work. If you feature money in your choose, turn it pompous to advantage substance penniless. It was inspection that because you understand the provoke you can ask a riddle and the Cuckoo impulsion get to the bottom of it by the come out of calls, telling you how inclination prematurely you wed, feature a child, or die. Correctly it is assumed that the grave bird is so breathing answering these quetions that it has no time to incline its jade, and has to rear them out in other ducks nests.

By the way, the bird is realistically outsized than utmost organization substance in this area a drop in length, and is regularly seen standing on posts in the elegance of a hawk.

In Scotland the Cuckoo is known as the "eun sidhe, "the Bird of the Fairies, and is inspection to winter median Barrows or other entrances to the criminal world. Away from home, it is inspection that the Caillleach, pre-Celtic Divinity of Icy, limitless it from the criminal world because she was finally armed to surrender way to Arise. [I one and the same this stay on the line inspection.....]