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Recent content by Bananafishbones

  1. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    Two Bramblings now male and female
  2. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    Chaffinch’s now returning to the garden over the last few days and for the first time in a few years (8.5 years) a Brambling is on the feeder GSW first for the year I do enjoy winter garden birdwatching
  3. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    Heavy rain overnight New birds for the garden over the last few mornings are Grey Wagtail Crested lark Meadow pipit Song Thrush Best of all Goshawk over the apartment a few minutes ago Last day today
  4. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    First rain here in 7 months 😳 Will continue to rain overnight but sunshine tomorrow morning, hopefully that livens things up for bird life. Only Greenfinch to add to the garden list today.
  5. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    Two new species Common House Martin Tawny Pipit (in the scrubland outside the apartment) Ran down with the camera but it’s gone. Hummingbird hawk moths in the flowers around the garden. Little Owl out and about again
  6. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    Three more species to add to the Southern Turkey garden list (2021) Red Breasted Flycatcher (brief visit before flying off). Laughing Dove Tawny Owl calling in the distance Little Owl sat on my roof at sunset Spotted Flycatcher and Blackcap are still in good numbers, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker...
  7. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    More additions this morning: Blue Tit Blackbird White Wagtail / Pied Wagtail Barn Swallow Goldfinch
  8. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    Three more species to this holidays garden list: Blue Tit Blackbird Raven ( a fair few passing over today) This image is a little cheat as it is 5-10 minutes away in the car on the outskirts of the village but too nice not to share … Kruipers Nuthatch
  9. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    A new bird in the last few days: Little Owl eventually showed (it lives in our roof). Incredible number of Spotted Flycatchers around the garden area and the village, however looks like I have just missed the Bee-eaters that have moved through. Just a 15 minute walk gets me huge numbers of...
  10. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    Hi folks Not been active on here for a long time, all sorts of reasons, I guess COVID took out a lot of enthusiasm. Did some work in the garden which probably disturbed the birds routine etc. Greenfinch are finding their way back to the feeders. Anyway I now have another garden to view the...
  11. Bananafishbones

    Very busy at the bird feeder today!

    the hard frost has brought my first Siskin of the year to the peanut feeder. Song Thrush and a pair of Bullfinch. Happy new year to everyone hoping 2021 gets better at some point.
  12. Bananafishbones

    Top Birding Destinations on Earth

    For incredibly diverse birding, incredibly good birds and an amazing country that has been back on the visitors map for a few years now, Colombia is very hard to beat. I did a trip that took in the flavour of a number of habitats. Like anywhere on the planet you could go back to a slightly...
  13. Willow Tit

    Willow Tit

    A close up of this elusive Tit. Fairly reliable at a fairly local patch.
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