Garden bird activity

The House Sparrows took all the feathers we put out over the course of a week, the week before last – they were in the garden ages before they took them. On Friday we had a Long-tailed Tit on the peanuts for a short while. Last Thursday a male Blackcap had a bath in our ground water bowl, and the following day brought his wife along as well!!

This morning [2/5/2015] around 7.15 a heron flew right through our garden very low. We also are getting Siskins on and off on the sunflower hearts, also a Great Spotted Woodpecker has now decided she prefers them to nuts now! There is a crow’s nest 4 gardens up, the male sits high up in the tree, and throughout the day will dive-bomb any birds in all the gardens going down the road!

Linda in Greenacres

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