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  1. Confrontation


    Back to last autumn to find this picture. The pose of these two House Sparrow brings to mind the two boxers who will beat the living daylights out of each other tonight! Needless to say I won't be watching! TTTW Saturday Fun
  2. Christmas


    Around Christmastime a Goldfinch came calling. These are usually only around my feeders in the autumn so a lovely present, but are not reliable visitors. TTTW
  3. A golden visitor

    A golden visitor

    I hardly ever see these beauties, but the inclement November weather brought this one in for a look round the feeders. Needless to say I was delighted to see him. TTTW
  4. Haughty


    He does seem to have his nose in the air, don't you think LOL My garden Robin TTTW
  5. Face Off

    Face Off

    Two male House Sparrows trying to claim ownership of the feeder. TTTW
  6. Rattler


    I'd been hearing Mistle Thrushes around but this was the first time I'd actually found one... up in my neighbour's tree. So a first of the season for me. Plenty of berries for them round about too, so I guess they'll hang on for a bit. TTTW
  7. Winter Visitor

    Winter Visitor

    I see even less of Lesser Black-backed Gulls than Herring Gulls they're just occasional visitors, particularly through the winten months. This was the first one I managed to photograph on a more distant neighbour's roof. TTTW Ooops... thanks for pointing out my error. It is, indeed a Lesser...
  8. Snuggled in

    Snuggled in

    Sometimes I can get that feeder to hang vertically, but seems this time I didn't quite get there. Don't think she minds too much though.
  9. What did you say!

    What did you say!

    I try to make the most of the Collared Doves when they're around, as they just disappear for months at a time. Loved the look on this one's face - looks like someone being told off for something he's always done LOL
  10. My occasional visitor

    My occasional visitor

    My occasional visitor seems to be coming a bit more regularly now; though still not around every day. Trust him to pick a dull wet day though!
  11. A bad hair day

    A bad hair day

    Not helped by the wet weather. However this style went on for weeks. I'm not sure if it's an odd moult or if he'd been in a battle with something. Thought this would do for my Saturday Fun entry this week. TTTW
  12. Perched woody

    Perched woody

    This pigeon seems to have taken possession of the new pole feeder. TTTW
  13. Almost framed

    Almost framed

    He just needed to shift to the left a bit LOL. I think Collared Doves are rather attractive, there's often one about, though not quite all the year. For a few months I may get two and, rarely, more come along; think the record has been four (so far LOL) TTTW
  14. Surveying


    Birds have found a new perch in my garden on top of the feeder pole, quite a few have taken advantage of it now, with this Wood Pigeon being the latest. Shows up well against the beech leaves, doesn't he. TTTW
  15. Coming back

    Coming back

    Early every summer the Coal Tits disappear for a few months. This was the first one to return, in the middle of August. TTTW
  16. Dining


    Caught this wee Blue Tit on top of my feeder pole showing so clearly how they hold a seed between their toes to eat. TTTW
  17. Window shopping

    Window shopping

    Five juvenile Blue Tits, can't remember for sure, but think this may be a bit of a record for my window feeders. This lot making use of all but the coconut shell, though that is popular usually as well. Within a week of this they'd all disappeared, probably out into the countryside. Middle end...
  18. Four's a Rabble

    Four's a Rabble

    I'm not sure that another sparrow could have got onto that feeder. I went through a phase of having to refill the fat balls a couple of times a day, between the sparrows and starlings they could eat them all in a couple of hours. A few days after this picture, the birds had all gone, not to be...
  19. Hungry horde

    Hungry horde

    During August and early September most of the birds desert my garden but every now and then a whole load of Starlings descend. Here's just a portion of them, think there were about 3 times as many as I've got here. Right little piggies for my SF picture. TTTW
  20. Gangland


    A load of young Starlings flocking together plotting their next raid on my window feeder!! This was most of the ringleaders, there were a few more on the other gable end, on the aerial and in the tree pretending not to be involved in the decision! TTTW
  21. And then....

    And then....

    ..... there were SIX! I knew there were more but it was so difficult to count them as they were back and fro so quickly. I think I've seen more but again difficult. This is the most I've got in one picture. TTTW
  22. All mine!!

    All mine!!

    Everyone had gone and left it to him LOL They really are so cute these babies.
  23. And then there were four

    And then there were four

    There was a real Blue Tit feste going on at that time, with the youngsters having been brought to the garden from the nest. Such a delight they were. TTTW
  24. True Blue

    True Blue

    This beauty decided to have his back to me, whether he had a seed to chew on I'm not sure. That blue was stunning, maybe it was the way the light was on him doing that? TTTW
  25. Insecure


    I think this is the only young Blackbird I've seen this summer. Some species really seemed to suffer with the poor weather during June. Probably not too long out of the nest. TTTW