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GARDEN VISITOR ON GARRYA

Nice to see a feathered friend on my Garrya elliptica 'James Roof' ...
... JR's tassels are starting to grow.



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brilliant picture Terra - both birds to favs

14 Dec, 2012

 

Hi Paul ... thank you ...
... birds were obliging ... posing nicely :o)

14 Dec, 2012

 

Perfect detail. Looks as if something worried him, poor little chappie...

14 Dec, 2012

 

Hi Kat ... he was not worried, just sunbathing ...

14 Dec, 2012

 

What a gorgeous bird and a great picture xx

14 Dec, 2012

 

Thanks Bren .. lots of little birds around during this cold weather ... xxx

14 Dec, 2012

 

We do our best to make sure that there is plenty of food always in the feeders and on the ground - we have a robin that is a little terror to the other birds but they do creep in behind him when he is not looking ! Love watching them first thing in the morning when they are busy getting their breakfasts. xx

14 Dec, 2012

 

During this freezing weather, I've been extra vigilant to keep the bird baths free of ice. Lovely to watch our feathered friends :o) xxx

14 Dec, 2012

 

Very true - Terra, thankfully milder now - no white Christmas this year x

14 Dec, 2012

 

Thank goodness Paul!

Lovely clear photo Terra

14 Dec, 2012

 

Thanks Pam :o) x

14 Dec, 2012

 

I am so daft! I was thinking..."where's Garrya? is that one of the Scottish Islands?...has Terra gone away?" lol ;)

14 Dec, 2012

 

that's stunning Terra :-)

14 Dec, 2012

 

That's a lovely photo Tt.....he's having a quiet moment there and giving you time to take is pic.

14 Dec, 2012

 

Lovely shot,Terra..and do I see blue sky ? lucky you :o)x

14 Dec, 2012

 

Lovely bird pics and a nice sunny morning too TT :o)

14 Dec, 2012

 

He looks very pleased with himself, Im sure you are feeding him well ;0))

14 Dec, 2012

 

Cute bird and great picture of him Terra.

15 Dec, 2012

 

Lol. Karen ...
I'm still here ... not gone island hopping ;o)

Thanks Warwick, Janey, Sandra, Neena, Carole and Klahanie ...

... the sky was a beautiful blue and the little bird was enjoying the sunshine :o)

15 Dec, 2012

 

Lovely photo, very clear.:0)

15 Dec, 2012

 

Thanks Sue ... glad you like it :o)

15 Dec, 2012

 

Lovely :) I seem to have lots of blackbirds at the moment but not too many others...

15 Dec, 2012

 

Thanks Gem ...
In my garden, the blackbirds are keen to find the berries.
I've seen quite a lot of sparrows and starlings too :o)

15 Dec, 2012

 

Lovely pic TT...

15 Dec, 2012

 

Some of the blackbirds will have come from the east and Scandinavia, Geranium, according to Derwent Mays Times book 'Nature Notes' for mid to late November, to find food and escape the cold. They tend to be mainly female. There are a lot this year, 8 at one time, feeding on a glut of red apples. They love them and socialise more than our resident blackbirds. Lovely composed picture TT....genius!

15 Dec, 2012

 

Thanks Holly and Dorjac ...
Interesting about the female blackbirds ...
... lately the blackbirds in my garden are all males !

15 Dec, 2012

 

Yes that is interesting, I'm getting quite a few turning up in a group, but like Terra's these are mostly males too!

15 Dec, 2012

 

Let's hope that by spring time, these males and females work out how to get together ;o)

15 Dec, 2012

 

great picture, love the colors in the background too :)

15 Dec, 2012

 

We ll captured Terratoonie lovely photo.

15 Dec, 2012

 

That's a lovely shot, TT, she's very bright eyed :)

15 Dec, 2012

 

Thanks Flora, Sixpence and Gee ...
She posed very prettily for me ... :o)

15 Dec, 2012

 

That's a great pic TT - well captured!

16 Dec, 2012

 

Thank you Angie ..
I was lucky the little sparrow posed so nicely :o)

16 Dec, 2012

 

superb pic, thanks so much for sharing

17 Dec, 2012

 

Hi Fran ... glad you like it :o)

17 Dec, 2012

 

not arf! not seen a Spadger for years, never been so close to one

17 Dec, 2012

 

Thanks Gudia ..

... there are more birds on my recent blog 'Branches Everywhere' ...
... In winter, I'm lucky to see lots of garden birds. :o)

20 Dec, 2012

 

:o)))
I was sweeping leaves yesterday and the robin sat in the tree, and sang pretty songs for me all day .

22 Dec, 2012

 

The birds are very interesting during severe winter weather TT. This is when the unusual ones/numbers come visiting. The blackbirds...about half of them female are about 7-8 at any one time. There is a grey headed bird with thrush marks half way down its chest then white, a grey back and light brown wings. Nearest I can get is a fieldfare. It loves apples and was very bullied when the snow was falling. The blackies had some great fun with out of date sausages too. Such a pretty song by the Robin to help you with the leaves too.

23 Jan, 2013

 

Hi Dorjac..
yes, I find garden birds especially interesting in winter.
Another bird with some thrush markings is the redwing on my next pic ..

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/261672-feathered-friend-redwing-on-silver-birch/member/terratoonie

There seem to be several birds with that type of chest markings.

I love hearing the robin sing. He has sung for me every day, all winter, whatever the weather. :o)

23 Jan, 2013



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