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Same bird. can now give it a title. WREN

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Same bird. can now give it a title. WREN

But not sure what it is.



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Could be a Wren, especially if it's quite a small 'rounded' looking bird.
Could be a Dunnock, if it has grey around its neck and a speckled brown back.

The Dunnocks in my garden spend most the time ferreting around in the herbaceous borders, i put Bill Oddies 'muesli' under the bushes and hedge in that area, they're sometimes in the tree opposite but mostly they're ground feeders.

7 Feb, 2010

 

Louise this one for the last 2days as only been in my pots , where there are pansies, and like you say it is quite a round little bird looking at it looks a bit chubby for its size. So like you said and yesterday i was told it may be a wren aswell.

7 Feb, 2010

 

It does look quite rounded so i'd think it's a Wren :-)

7 Feb, 2010

 

Found a picture of a wren and although the picture is small, reading about it they like going round rockery's and under shrubs, and this one really roots in the pot all round the little plants, i'm going to put some mealworms in a pot tomorrow when the starlings have been and gone, and see if it will come abit closer to house.

7 Feb, 2010

 

I had one/some visit the back garden last winter, they were always darting in and out of the evergreen shrubs aswell as the trellis fence ..... after insects etc !
I saw one in the Rowan tree opposite the front garden recently .... not seen him/her in there before !

7 Feb, 2010

 

Yes you re both right that stubby little tail the giveaway.We do the same Clarice and cover the mealworms lightly with compost as wrens like to dig them out and puts the starlings and ( most of the ) blackbirds off.. theres always one thats too cute to be fooled .

7 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks BB, hope it stays abit longer than the pied wagtail does, new you would know, can name it now i know,xx

7 Feb, 2010

 

I agree with BB....little wren.. which has a tail that sticks up.....

7 Feb, 2010

 

It does aswell Holly. Thanks.

7 Feb, 2010

 

Lovely to have this little bird visiting you - I hope it stays around for you.

7 Feb, 2010

 

So do i, going to put some mealworms in some pots, where the starlings can't get them.

7 Feb, 2010

 

one of my favourite little birds......

7 Feb, 2010

 

Never had one in garden before untill yesterday.

7 Feb, 2010

 

I`m sure its a wren too. :o)

7 Feb, 2010

 

I love wrens, so tiny.

7 Feb, 2010

 

Agree with you all - it's a wren, dunnocks tails don't stick up like that.

7 Feb, 2010

 

Such pert looking little birds!

7 Feb, 2010

 

arent they sweet carol, i had one coming but not seen it this weekend, lovely!

7 Feb, 2010

 

Very sweet thing they are nicer than the robin :o))

8 Feb, 2010

 

It's a little wren Clarice we have had one using the bluetit box at night. They go in and out of the pots and in all the corners. I have seen them searching in the corners of the fences, think they look for small spiders etc.

11 Feb, 2010

 

Hi Linda first time i've had one of these, your right he keeps going in all the pots, sweet are'nt they.

11 Feb, 2010

 

They sing beautifully too Clarice.

11 Feb, 2010

 

They sure do :o))

11 Feb, 2010

 

our wren is the noisiest little bird I have ever heard!
this is definitley one

listen to him when you can

14 Feb, 2010

 

Hi Carol, pleased to see the new visitor to your garden. Use this link to listen to a Wren calling and singing (click the 'play' button in the top left corner) http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/w/wren/index.aspx

14 Feb, 2010

 

MW i've got a clock that on the hour every hour there is a differant bird noise, and a wren is on it at 7am and 7pm so i hear it twice a day.x

14 Feb, 2010

 

I had lots of wrens in the old garden but none
here :o( It's nice to see one again.

16 Feb, 2010

 

Never seen one in this garden before, now its always poping in and out now :o)

17 Feb, 2010

 

Maybe she'll stay around now :o)

17 Feb, 2010

 

Fingers crossed :o))

17 Feb, 2010



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