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Big Garden Bird Watch

rebel06

Looking for a cause.
Moderator
Did mine today (sunday).

Jay 1
Nuthatch 4
Blackbird 2
Blue tit 4
Chaffinch 4
Coal tit 2
Dunnock 2
Goldfinch 2
Great tit 3
Long Tailed tit 3
Magpie 1
Robin 1
Woodpigeon 4 :chain-gun:

Also 3 Squirrels

Paul
 

Tenorplayer

Always on
Premium Member
That's a cracking total Paul. Sparrows by the dozen , pigeons, collar dove, a couple of blackies , occasional gold finch is about our daily total.
 

rebel06

Looking for a cause.
Moderator
It's probably because my garden resembles a bird Seed production line ... lol
 

Phill104

Always on
Premium Member
1 weasel
2 cats
2 nuthatch
4 Crows
2 Squirrels
6 Great Tits
2 Blue tits
11 Goldfinch
4 House Sparrows
4 Dunnock
2 Mice
5 Long Tailed Tits
3 Magpie
2 Blackbirds
1 Robin
2 random children looking for their ball.
6,948,301 and a half slugs.

I back onto farm land and the weasel hunts around the hay barn for mice etc. One day I will get some shots of the little git.
 

Phill104

Always on
Premium Member
Yep, they always come as a flock. Sometimes more, often less. Often there is a mixed flock of small birds moving along the hedgerow and for a few minutes the feeders and floor below are covered. They tend to not stay long though due to cats and the occasional sprawk.

A friend often gets 30+ goldfinches on his feeders right in the town centre.
 

Phill104

Always on
Premium Member
A superb picture Paul. Gotta Love goldfinches. My visitors tend to spread out more, feeding mainly on the floor.
 

rebel06

Looking for a cause.
Moderator
They are very skittish though, if they get a sight of you they are off and don't return for some time, where other birds return almost immediately.
 

gaelldew

Always on
Premium Member
Haven't had any Goldies for ages, don't know where they have gone kept changing their feed if it got wet, still none.
 

Phill104

Always on
Premium Member
I’m the same with Greenfinches. Always got a few until last year and not seen one since.
 
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