Category Archives: Ornithology

Nuthatch

(Sitta europaea) was on my bird feeders yesterday and today. Often seen in a woodland habitat, this nuthatch was a first for my garden. It was too quick for me to take a photo, so I nicked this drawing from … Continue reading

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Green Woodpecker

I was watching several species of birds on my feeders this morning when, wow! Picus viridis, aka the green woodpecker, alighted on my lawn and stayed for quite a while. Over 21 species visit my garden on a regular basis, … Continue reading

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New Winter tick

A new winter tick! I always thought that the Blackcap (Sylvia Atricapilla) was a summer visitor to the UK. But lo and behold a male blackcap was on my feeders this morning, a definite ID. Perhaps they want to migrate … Continue reading

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