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  • Forum Thread: Bullfinch and friends

    Following our visit to Deeside yesterday I managed to get into the garden to take a few pics of the regulars, starting with handsome Mr Bullfinch .... I must have missed several decent opportunities to get photos of a Common Buzzard which soared low above our roof and couldn't locate it...
  • Forum Thread: Sun-day best

    Lovely blue sky and lots of sunshine till mid afternoon when the heavens opened again so I sat my garden chair by the feeding area. Here's a selection of todays garden visitors (robins pics have been added to my old thread for Paul) Starting with Lollipops ! they are still crazy for mild...
  • Forum Thread: Lollipops love cheese !

    Although we have a range of seeds, kibbles, suet, mealworms, fatballs, etc., the cheerful little Long Tailed Tits seem to mostly opt for mild cheddar cheese lol Here's some photos from today including the other garden visitors .................... A pair of Lollipops first ...................
  • 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: Day 3 - Leighton Moss RSPB (MC Pics)

    For the third and fourth days of my visit, we went to RSPB Leighton Moss, with an overnight stay at the Pine Lake resort, to allow for an early start on the Tuesday and cut down on the driving. The weather forecast had not been promising and we feared the worst. However, although some parts of the reserve...
  • Forum Thread: Comma Butterfly and others

    Still catching up with sorting some pics out from last three days as the Wagtail took up most of my time lol Anyway, here are a few shots taken on the recent sunny days. starting with a lovely Comma visitor on the Erysimum flower ( can recommend those for bees and butterflies ) ! Coal Tit ...
  • Forum Thread: B is for ..........

    Bullfinch, Blue Tits, Butterflies and Bugs lol todays pics ............ starting with Bully boy Bluey Speckled Wood Ladybird (don't ask me which one ! ) Hoverfly (don't ask me which one lol ) (on closer inspection I think you are right with Wasp !!!! thank you - my excuse...
  • Forum Thread: Tuesday garden birds

    Still catching up with my photos as I've gone on turbo boost since getting a new lens and camera lol Here are yesterday's pics of the garden birds, including your favourite Wrens and Nuthatches - apologies for overloading this thread but I still have todays pics to sort out lol ................
  • Forum Thread: Weekend in the Garden - Part 2

    More photos from this weekend; this time it is the turn of the Nuthatch, Great Tit and Blue Tit not the clearest photo but I liked the open beak ! .......... well they are known also as the "Upside Down" bird lol .......... the next 9 pics are taken in the new 3rd stumpery...
  • Forum Thread: Bad Woody

    Didn't want to share the nuts with this poor Sparrrow Behaving a bit better this time A rather bedraggled Blue Tit not enjoying the rain
  • Media: Blue Tit with seed

    Blue tit making off with a sunflower seed
  • Media: Blue Tit with catkins

    Taken at Lochwinnoch RSPB centre
  • Forum Thread: Blue tit nesting habits

    We have had a camera box up since last October and a female blue tit has been roosting there every night since December. (I've read it's a female because she cleans up beautifully, unlike one BT early November who stayed for 10 nights and left all the poop behind!) We were thrilled last week...
  • Forum Thread: hammering blue tit

    I have a blue tit box with a live camera in it. A blue tit has built a nest in it but regularly hammers on the floor of the box with her beak. Can you tell me why she does this? The nest is nearly complete and last night she spent her first night in it.
  • Forum Thread: Blue Tit

    final set of photos, this time sweet little Bluey's turn .... think he's been overdosing on the sherry trifle here lol ................
  • Forum Thread: 5 hours at Burton Mere wetlands (RSPB)

    Beautiful sunny morning with no sign of rain on forecast so headed out early this morning towards The Wirral and arrived at Burton Mere rspb at 9.00am. It was quite misty when we arrived so not ideal for photos to begin with but enjoyed our walk round and saw quite a few species. I have decided to...
  • Forum Thread: Photos from the last week

    A selection of photos taken during the last week .... the nuthatches are resident throughout the year and see them throughout the day not sure I like his mood in the next pic ! If looks could kill lol no wonder the other birds are wary of him/her when on the feeders nice to...
  • Forum Thread: LEIGHTON MOSS - part 2

    During our epic adventure around L.Moss we saw many species of birds and wildlife so here is the second part (photos) of what we saw yesterday. Wild rabbit and dozens of pheasants as we explored the whole length of the Causeway past the Public and as far as the Lower hide before heading to the main...
  • Media: Blue Tit approaching

    Blue Tit coming in to land at the feeders at Lochwinnoch RSPB Centre
  • Forum Thread: The best of the rest up close today

    First up the Nuthatch and Nutty doing an impression of a Bittern lol Sibling Blue Tits Industrious parents constantly bringing food always wanting more lol and more food arrived ! the dear baby Great Tit - this is from the first batch of GT fledglings Lots...
  • Media: on the look out

    Little Blue Tit at Doxford park Sunderland
  • Forum Thread: Local patch walk, yesterday 24 April.

    First off, a pair of Brimstone. Can't get their wings open when they settle so had to try the hard way. Interestingly though the flight path seemed slightly less erratice while he was in persuit of the lady friend. Then spent some while listening to this male Redstart, wishing he hadn't chosen...
  • Forum Thread: Pics from a trip to see Avocet at Upton Warren.

    Had my first proper outing in over a week to Upton warrne, mainly to see the Avocets. Looks like it will be another good year for them with currently 25 on site and many of them paired up and at leats one egg already. We'll start with the Avocets, and the egg. They aren't always sweet...
  • Forum Thread: Mallards and friends

    The pair of Mallards are returning every day between 6.00 am & 8.30am before flying off again in the late afternoon between 4.00pm - 6.00 pm Normally both birds fly in together but this morning Mrs Mallard arrived on her own at 6.30am and it wasn't until 8.30 am before Mr Mallard joined her....
  • Forum Thread: I've got Robins & Blue-tits... I think

    Hi, I'm totally new here, but I'm a nature lover... using this site I now know I have some blue-tits visiting my bird-box, I live in Brighton and near the sea also, next to my balcony I have a large bush (not sure of it's name) but from there the blue-tits and very occasionally a lone Robin...