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Diary Update 18/01/2012 Tommyshortlegs.


Hello all, not a very active day but did manage to snap the Little Wren. She had been sing quite loudly and soon as she had stopped he rendition I grabbed the camera. I found that she love hunting amongst some thick ivy managing to get into her own little world. I can make out exactly where she is search for food as you can see the tops of the plants moving, this allowing you to work out the place she might emerge in to photo shot. I only managed 4 photos of birds spending the rest of a very damp day resting.

This picture you can just make out the little wren to the right side of the ivy where it overlaps the concrete path. Easier to see if you enlarge the photo.

Little Wren always exits my garden in the same direction and usually from the top of the same fence panel.

The Pied Wagtail always enters this way and without fail she will check out who’s about no matter how many birds are feeding.

I know it’s the wrong time of year but looked like the female black bird was in “Collecting Food Mode”.

This woodpigeon must have been watching the wren searching my pots and boxes as it was soon following suite.

The weather was a lot milder today so could be a reason for know coal tits. Hopefully I will be able to get some knew photos of different species very soon.
I am looking forward to "Big Garden Birdwatch " on the weekend 28-29 January. I think it’s one of the days that birds always take stage fright for the time slot that I choose to watch.

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Wonderful photographs Tommy. You could always do the Big Garden Birdwatch on the previous days - nobody would know !

19 Jan, 2012


Enjoyed your blog Tom hope this finds you well.

19 Jan, 2012


I don't think I've seen a wren here,Tom,but all the others are frequent visitors,along with the blue tits and coal tits..The collared doves have just arrived,to eat last nights left over Yorkshire pudding ! Lovely blog and pics as per usual..:o)

19 Jan, 2012


Love seeing your blogs Tommy. I'm stuck in an office Monday to Friday but am able to look on here in my lunch hour and be reminded that there is another world outside.

19 Jan, 2012


Good shots there Tommy!

19 Jan, 2012


Lovely shot of your little wren, Tommy. I hope the Birdwatch brings my little one out into the open for a few moments at least, because I know she's there!

19 Jan, 2012


Very nice bird shots! Good luck with the garden birdwatch. It is certainly frustrating when birds you often see don't turn up during your hour - are you all tempted like me to put them on the list anyway? And our little wren is usually at the front of the house while the feeder birds are at the back - wish I could get OH to stay by the other window!

19 Jan, 2012


Was tempted to list other days sightings on Birdwatch but then would be giving false numbers for the demise of some species. For the Bird watch I sit in our dining/living room, this gives me a view then of each window from both back or front window. Thank you all for your nice comments

19 Jan, 2012

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