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Goldcrest

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Pair Goldcrest back on the Camellias this morning I first saw the male but by the time I had fetched the camera he had gone...

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bjs

2 Mar, 2019
Bjs

Warming Up

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Only a few days ago, this was my chilly garden ... ... and, despite the snow, up in the shrubs on the left ... a blackbird...

22 comments

terratoonie

13 Mar, 2016
Terratoonie

More Birds In The Garden These Last Few Days.

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I have been very surprised how few birds we get in our garden, especially the last few months. We did find, last winter,...

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paulspatch

19 Jan, 2016
Paulspatch

Location, Location, Location.

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The skies are amazing, but the air is cold ... ... winter has arrived ... ................................................................................ Following...

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terratoonie

17 Jan, 2016
Terratoonie

New Visitors

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This is my dog-run area ... the dogs love to sunbathe there, and it's especially useful for keeping my dogs safe while...

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terratoonie

1 Sep, 2015
Terratoonie

Sunny Sparrows

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Glorious clear skies on a cold Christmas Day ... Below the silver birch, the sparrows enjoyed hours of sunbathing ... ......

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terratoonie

25 Dec, 2014
Terratoonie

Amsal

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Amsal is the German for blackbird apparently [apologies for any spelling errors but it has been 3 yrs since I have done any...

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seaburngirl

24 Nov, 2014
Seaburngirl

The Blackbirds..

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T says he now has 5 more mouths to feed. Since the Blackbirds started nesting in the Clematis under the kitchen window he...

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homebird

30 Jun, 2014
Homebird

Regular birds

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Regular birds to our garden, the pigeon has a bad wing and the pheasant has a bad leg, so they're known as Droopy and Hoppy. I...

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roythefoot

20 Jun, 2014
Roythefoot

"Bird Watching From Home..."

Maybe not such an assortment of species but I am truly amazed by the beauty of our UK birds and other garden creatures. First...

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tommyshortlegs

16 Jun, 2014
Tommyshortlegs

Blackbird -Colour coded

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I recycle my snails by putting them on the stepping stones in the grass and then-stepping on them! Mutant Ninja Blackbird...

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siris

8 Jun, 2014
Siris

"UPDATE ON THE BLACKBIRD CHICKS"

So nice to see three Blackbird chicks and on very overworked Male. Does the female start laying for the next clutch because...

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tommyshortlegs

16 Apr, 2014
Tommyshortlegs

Just popping by to help with the basket...

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Whilst moving things around in the greenhouse I noticed one of my last years baskets had a trailing plant in it desperately...

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lincslass

8 Apr, 2014
Lincslass

Purple poop !

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The Elder trees are laden with fruit over the wall and the pigeons visit every eve to gorge on them. Quite a lot of gymnastics...

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nanjo

29 Aug, 2013
Nanjo

Visitor

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Looking out of my kitchen window I saw this young Robin who looked a little the worse for wear. He was actually eating from...

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nanjo

28 Aug, 2013
Nanjo

Pinch and a Punch.

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My goodness August is here already. The number of different bird species visiting as dwindled. Even the Wren that was a daily...

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tommyshortlegs

1 Aug, 2012
Tommyshortlegs

Baby blackbird

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Earlier today I couldn't help but notice there was a bit of a commotion going on in my greenhouse-I went out to investigate...

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geranium_gem

16 Jul, 2012
Geranium_gem

Two MORE garden visitors! Green woodpecker with young

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"What are you doing, Dad?" "I'm feeling a bit peckish you know . . ." "OK, I'll have what you're having(!)" The baby woodpecker...

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sheilabub

16 Jul, 2012
Sheilabub

THE WISHING GARDEN

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Way back in springtime, with lots of valuable help and advice from the 'Team Terra' pets and wildlife, I started to re-shape...

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terratoonie

2 Jul, 2012
Terratoonie

First Fledgling

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WEll this morning when I went out to feed the birds and fish, I heard a wee rustle in amongst the Foxgloves gfowing at the...

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pixi25

5 Jun, 2012
Pixi25

"A Very Special Event"

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My story starts on the 15th of April, Harry and I were enjoying a relaxing half hour in the garden, when we noticed a Robin...

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PANSYPOTTER

22 Apr, 2012
Pansypotter

Bluetits..for Pixi and Pimpernel...

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after reading your comments about being patient to take a pic of them, I thought you might like to see these..apologies to...

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bloomer

26 Feb, 2012
Bloomer

Dove Love

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I can feel spring in the air. You know what that means don't you? Give us a kiss... No. Oh, go on... I said No!.. Well...

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digginfit

24 Feb, 2012
Digginfit

Return of the Fieldfare 06.02.12

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After a very gloomy day yesterday it was nice to get home and find the flock of Fieldfare had returned to the garden. They...

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annella

7 Feb, 2012
Annella

Sunday February 5th 2012

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Had a few inches of snowfall during the night so included some pictures from the back garden window Chaffinch looking for...

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tommyshortlegs

6 Feb, 2012
Tommyshortlegs

Garden Bird-Counting Day!

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One... Two.... Three.... Four! :))))))) The advantage of having a few patches of really rough lawn! :)))) Quadruple blessing...

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karensusan63

29 Jan, 2012
Karensusan63

Diary Update 18/01/2012 Tommyshortlegs.

Hello all, not a very active day but did manage to snap the Little Wren. She had been sing quite loudly and soon as she had...

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tommyshortlegs

19 Jan, 2012
Tommyshortlegs

A Haven for Birds

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One of the great things about "The Haven" (my other garden) is the broad range of birds I see throughout the year, which...

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david

27 Nov, 2011
David

Bath time for the birds.

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Great tit enjoying a bath I think he might take a little while to dry out :-)) Also bathing together to save water ;-))

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plantoholic

6 Aug, 2011
Plantoholic

Feed the Birds Day.

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Just received an e-mail to remind me its another feed the birds day on Oct 30th.....

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lincslass

26 Oct, 2010
Lincslass

robin update

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robin update they growin fast the parents are kept very busy feeding them they have got used to me watching them they will...

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speedy10

21 Jun, 2010
Speedy10

Up date on Bluetits

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A few weeks ago i did a blog on the bluetits in my nest box. There were seven eggs to start with, but i only counted five...

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tulsalady26

6 Jun, 2010
Tulsalady26

Empty Nest Syndrome

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I can't believe what a great day this has been! Last year we put up a bird box that my daughter had made. We put it on the...

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jan65

5 Jun, 2010
Jan65

Linnets in the Rowan Tree.

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I've had these lovely petite little birds visiting the feeders since the winter when they joined the Chaffinches, Goldfinches...

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louise1

3 Jun, 2010
Louise1

Finally

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Saturday AM I did not feel like switching on the Telly to have a look at the Blue Tits nest. However, by the afternoon curiosity...

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didi

17 May, 2010
Didi

A lot of luck.

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Yesterday while at work I spotted a beaky standing close to a hole in an old willow tree. This particular beaky took off,...

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toto

15 May, 2010
Toto

goldfinches

I was with my grandson over the weekend and we were looking out of the kitchen window when we spotted two goldfinches sitting...

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grandmage

11 May, 2010
Grandmage

A very bedraggled Sunday

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The first thing I heard this morning was the sound of heavy rain and it has continued all day..... Oh...

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Gee19

2 May, 2010
Gee19

Baby Sparrow Hawk in My Garden

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My daughter called me and said there was a hawk in the garden. I rushed out camera in hand, it had gone!!!! . Went to find...

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great

20 Apr, 2010
Great

THE KILLING TIME.

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I feared the worst when I saw a large magpie hovering around my Dove's nest last week, now my worst fears...

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doctorbob1

19 Apr, 2010
Doctorbob1

Location Location...???

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Today the Blue tits have changed their minds on the green bird box and are really interested in the blue one! "Hey Kirsty.....Come...

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Janey

23 Mar, 2010
Janey

Wren nesting update..........

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A mans work is never done............. Working from dawn til whenever....Its gotta be soft, gotta be soft.... She says...

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milky

21 Mar, 2010
Milky

New Resident in our garden........

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Hi all......just thought I would tell you about our new resident.......Last year I bought a couple of really cheap roosting...

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milky

18 Mar, 2010
Milky

A nest disaster !

Poor pigeons they try every year to raise a family but they seem doomed to failure.They have been really busy nest building...

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mavisc52

2 Mar, 2010
Mavisc52

Entertaining afternoon with THE BIRDS.

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Weather cold and miserable as predicted by the Met......so watched the birds in our garden........The Collared Doves are...

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Dottydaisy2

28 Feb, 2010
Dottydaisy2

Open House

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.......but she didn't!

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Gee19

15 Feb, 2010
Gee19

Captain Beaky

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In spring 2009 we started to be visited by a bluetit with a deformed beak. We didn't think much of his chances but he seemed...

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wagger

8 Feb, 2010
Wagger

Our Feathered Friends

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Here's a small collection of some of our bird pictures taken last year. Hope you enjoy them. One of these days we will...

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thecottagegardner

6 Feb, 2010
Thecottagegardner

"OH" ROBERT.

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What a great day it was yesterday, the sun was shining and the birds were feeding on my special cake and hanging feeders. ...

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tanny

10 Jan, 2010
Tanny

Happy New Year from the frozen North.

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New Years Day and more snow ..garden frozen solid plants beginning to really suffer , so can only make sure these visitors...

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bonkersbon

1 Jan, 2010
Bonkersbon

Great Spotted Woodpecker

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The Great Spotted Woodpeckers often visit our feeders but a couple of weeks ago we noticed they were making a hole in a branch...

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dawnsaunt

28 Dec, 2009
Dawnsaunt

Garden birds throughout the year.

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JANUARY Long tailed tits Rook FEBRUARY Starlings Pied Wagtail MARCH Pheasant Greater Spotted Woodpecker-male with red...

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bonkersbon

3 Dec, 2009
Bonkersbon

Knock knock who's there ?

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Being Sunday always nice to get a bit of a lie in till you get a knock on the back door .. And what time do you call this...

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bonkersbon

7 Jun, 2009
Bonkersbon

After the heavy rains the birds and animals arrive two by two..

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Following recent thundery showers everyone tried to take advantage of some sunshine.. These Mistle thrushes supposed to...

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bonkersbon

25 May, 2009
Bonkersbon

Hummingbird in England?

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Watching this little fella yesterday made me smile. Flap faster! Trying again... identity revealed...... an exhausted robin. I...

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madmum

15 Apr, 2009
Madmum

FEATHERS AT DAWN

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Announcing an 8 round feather-weight contest between..... In the Red Corner-Famous Freaky And in the Blue Corner-Staring...

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Gee19

3 Apr, 2009
Gee19

Wren activity

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Sat here in my dinning room looking out over the garden whilst it is raining, I am amazed at all the activity going on outside....

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treesandthings

27 Mar, 2009
Treesandthings