Category Archives: Birds

Pair of Robins

I saw a pair of robins in the garden today. They were feeding on the seed feeder and also on the Cotoneaster berries hanging over the fence from next door. We will encourage more birds into the garden… oh yes!

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Goldfinch visit

I was really pleased to see a pair of Godlfinches (Carduelis carduelis) in the garden today. They were feeding on the seeds within the heads of the teasel plants.

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Invaded by Starlings

Earlier last week I bought a starling peanut cake tube from CJ WildBird Foods. We put it up in the garden yesterday and were completely inundated with starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) today. At one point we counted more than 15 starlings … Continue reading

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Great tits in the garden

We’ve been seeing an increasing number of birds in the garden recently (a blackbird and once again the starlings are nesting in our roof, the chicks hatched this week I think). I think this is partly due to the food … Continue reading

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Blackbird in the garden

Over the last few days I’ve noticed a blackbird (Turdus merula) in the garden. In a lot of places I suspect this isn’t a very notable event but we’ve had so few birds in the garden since we bought the … Continue reading

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