WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Placido » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:13 am

:clap: Blackcap !! Stayed for the winter then :). Good spot.
Haven't seen one this season but obviously there's hope yet.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Jacksparrow » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:02 pm

Placido wrote::clap: Blackcap !! Stayed for the winter then :). Good spot.
Haven't seen one this season but obviously there's hope yet.

Late winter is usually when I get them in my garden :nod:
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby greenfinch2 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:57 pm

Its a long time since I saw a Blackcap its a nice little bird.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Willpar » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:33 pm

Seen seven little egrets in a field while on my walk this morning.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Placido » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:26 pm

Wow, egrets !! Not just one ... 7 !!! How wonderful.

Could be a jingle:

Seven little egrets
Standing in a row ..... :shrug:
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby nuthatch » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:28 am

Must be lucky :D
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:47 pm

The first snowy day in my area of the SW Midlands saw the arrival of a Fieldfare. It was attracted by the apple halves I had put out for the Blackbirds. It took full ownership and remained all afternoon trying to guard four pieces of apple in different locations. :)
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby nuthatch » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:58 pm

:clap: :laugh: :D
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Jacksparrow » Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:05 pm

A second Fieldfare rocked up today to join the one who thinks it owns the garden. A power struggle ensued which ended in an uneasy truce. The agreement seemed to be that they would take it in turns to police the food but in the end they became tired of the role and the remainder of the birds were able to carry on mostly unmolested. :)
Another rare visitor for me also looked in for 10 minutes. Waggy Wagtail.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby nuthatch » Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:37 pm

That's good, Jacksparrow, it all must have been intriguing to watch :D ... and a Waggy Wagtail too :bird2:
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