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  • Forum Thread: Help with identifying bird on my bird table please

    Blackbird size and similar shape, but black more pointed beak, sharp staccatto head movements to peck seed, stunning deep black velvet head/neck, body feathers black but with speckled ends on all feathers, hedgehog like speckled marking? Couldn't get the camera out in time, sorry.... Not in my book...
  • Forum Thread: Resident attacking birds and habitat - advice needed

    Location: St Pauls Park Bristol BS29JR, the Places For People (Housing Association) properties adjacent. There is a thriving bird community in the park and the gardens of the properties. One neighbour has been feeding the birds for years, I have been feeding them for less than a year. There are over...
  • Forum Thread: Lovely little fledgling, A baby goldfinch

    This was taken in my garden 6-6-16. there were 2 flapping calling to be fed, so cute.
  • Forum Thread: How Cute is this little one

    Was out walking in Chelmondiston today and I spotted this in a field, How cute.
  • Forum Thread: Great Tits nesting in a (very tall) gate post - not sure if the chicks can get out...?

    Hello, I've just discovered a family of Great Tits nesting in a gate post. They enter through an old hole where the lock used to be, and dive about 1.5 metres down to the nest, which is right down at the base. I've managed to identify about 6 chicks inside, currently feathered but I think with...
  • Forum Thread: HELP! URGENT! Coot/Moorhen eggs! How to incubate?

    There is a lake in my garden and lots of ducks, coots and moorhens have settled to breed. There are around 12 mallard ducklings already, which have been adopted by a coot funnily enough. They are living on a floating duck house we got a few years ago. The mother duck keeps going back there to try and...
  • Forum Thread: Identification help

    Red-footed falcon 5th may The bird about the size of a hobby or kestrel flew over the housing estate in Evesham. The flight was fast and direct and appeared to dive as it was lost from view. Not sure what it is RBA thought it was 'ok' for RF falcon but weren't 100% as the legs look yellower...
  • Forum Thread: The Indian hawk-cuckoo

    The Indian hawk-cuckoo is an uncommon bird of the Indian subcontinent.It uncannily resembles the residen bird of prey of the subcontinent,Shikra.It has a wide distrubition from Pakistan to Bangladesh.Some winter in Sri Lanka.Though normally it's uncommon,it can be locally common in some suburban...
  • Forum Thread: Hanging feeder with guard and tray

    I am looking for a hanging feeder that has a pigeon/squirrel guard, but which also has a solid tray(as wide as possible) inside the guard. All the ones I can find just have wire bottoms through which the food just falls to the floor.
  • Forum Thread: Blackbird's Eggs

    Hi everyone I found 4 blackbird's eggs in a nest in my garden about a week or so ago but i haven't seen any blackbirds around that nest since then.I've noticed yesterday that of the egg is cracked and there is some yellowish-brownish liquid. Do you think that the birds will not hatch at all...
  • Forum Thread: What kind of goose/duck is this?

    Hi everyone! This has been confusing me for days now, so I hope you can help me finally identify what type of bird this is. It was much bigger than the mallard ducks in the lake, which led me to believe it was some kind of goose, but it had very "mallard-like" markings, that I've not seen...
  • Forum Thread: Is this a ....Chiffchaff or Willow Warbler?

    Hello.....once again hoping to help identify subjects of my photography. I've had people mention that the difference between a Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler can be hard to pick out. From what I have learnt before I was suspecting that this shot is of a Chiffchaff....I was going by the fact it has...
  • Forum Thread: Duck by his dead partner

    Good morning, Two days ago, my husband noticed a male duck standing by his female partner, which had been run over and killed by a car, on the side of the road, in our village. Today he realised the male duck is still there, by the dead body of the female. We have been considering taking some food for...
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  • Forum Thread: Help wanted

    Any Idea what this bird is, It was taken near Ipswich. My Wife thinks its a dunnock. Please help
  • Forum Thread: Is this a......Dunnock?

    Hello.......with my hobby of photography I like to use it to learn about what I see and identify any birds. I believe this is a shot of a Dunnock but would appreciate confirmation. It was taken early October. Thank you, JB
  • Forum Thread: Is this a......Chiffchaff?

    Hello.......with my hobby of photography I like to use it to learn about what I see and identify any birds. I believe this is a shot of a Chiffchaff but would appreciate confirmation. It was taken early October with it feeding on berries in a tree. Thank you, JB.
  • Forum Thread: Robins

    I have at last managed to get a robin on my dog walk in the woods to feed from my hand. Wonderful experience.
  • Forum Thread: Bird Identification

    Hi......this is another shot I was hoping for clarification on in helping me identify subjects of my photography. It was taken in a farmland/nature reserve location at the beginning of October. I have been told that it might be a Reed Bunting but was hoping that someone would be able to confirm if this...
  • Forum Thread: Bird Identification

    Hi.....hoping people will be able to help me with some bird identification. I am an amateur photographer who is building in my photography of all things wildlife but am learning as I go along what it is that I've captured. This shot was taken in a farmland/reserve location at the beginning of October...
  • Forum Thread: Can anyone identify this bird skull?

    Found on Aberystwyth beach in Wales. I'm thinking some kind of gull but it doesn't look quite right... Any advice welcome!
  • Forum Thread: Aggressive blue tits?

    After seeing some distinctly spring like behaviour from my birds (despite it only being the first week of Jan!) this morning I put up a blue tit sized nest box. I didn't expect much joy as I'm limited with options in my small garden, so the only site was only about 2 metres off the ground and...
  • Forum Thread: Bird in the Danube Delta

    I took a pretty photo (I think)! But I don't know what it's of :( Any suggestions?? It was taken in Tulcea, Romania, on the Danube, if that helps or is of interest.
  • Forum Thread: Can anyone identify a bird by my description - please!!

    Hello. I am very new to the world of birds and bird watching. I live in Suffolk in a village. I recently saw a bird that I have never seen before in the garden and was actually taken aback by its size, I saw it again last week, so only seen it twice - with a month in between visits. I didn't have...
  • Forum Thread: Is there hope for this young woodpigeon?

    Hi everyone! Could you please take a look at this poor fellow and let me know if there's anything I can do to help! I've been feeding lots of birds on my balcony, smaller ones have their own hanging feeders; since the beginning of this Winter there've been up to 13 woodpigeons feeding...