They're beautiful and so tiny. They flit around so great you captured the moment! Jean
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Brilliant photo, and a very lucky one, they don't often stay still long enough to get even a half decent photo.!
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In reply to Jacqui C:
Lovely bird to see in your garden
Jacqui C said:I have a mirror tile tied to the fence, it plays there quite happily every day.
I don't want to put a dampener on things but the Goldcrest may see its reflection as a rival. This could be causing it some distress or at the vary least wasting energy on trying to see it off. Something to consider.
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I'm afraid TJ is right. The reason the goldcrest is behaving in an unnatural way, enabling the photo to be taken, is because of its reflection. Could well be exhausted. There is a long known issue with garden mirrors. Despite that, they are still sold. Here is an article from over a decade ago. Definitely worth a read.
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