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Sadly no photo to accompany this as it was over in seconds, but I was delighted to see a kingfisher in the garden today.
It has been an interesting first couple of weeks at home in 2021. Some birds are notable by their absence, while others have appeared for the first time.
Today we look at a bird that is both beneficiary and unintended victim of our growing love for feeding birds in our gardens. The bulky and severe Greenfinch.
Before we start with the results, a couple of important confessions. Firstly, most of the photos you will see here were not taken during the actual birdwatch. As you may know, I had planned on using a remote camera trained … Continue reading
So this weekend is the Big Garden Birdwatch, and as always I’m waiting to see whether the weather produces a bonanza or a damp squib. I decided to try something different this year, which is to photograph the birds that … Continue reading
Life continues in the garden. After the drama earlier this year, the Blackbirds have built a new nest and, over the past two days, have started taking food in, suggesting new chicks. Hopefully they’ll have a slightly more serene path … Continue reading
Watching wildlife can produce moments of remarkable drama, be it rutting Red Deer stags, or Golden Eagles fighting in the skies above the Great Glen, or predator and prey locked in a deadly battle. But you don’t have to travel … Continue reading
Well, as predicted yesterday the count was down on last year. 2014 saw 12 species and 34 individual birds. This year was down to 9 species and 26 individuals. This was, in many ways, a classic BGBW. Topping up the … Continue reading