I have a handful of questions that I would like to ask some helpful members some advice on...
1 - Firstly please check out my new birdwatching YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCspiJYA9L0tuCTWnOtlgNQw
I have recently been filming birds with a 4k camera, I am trying to capture as many as I can.
2 - Please let me know what you think, how I can improve and what birds in particular I should try to film.
3 - Attracting BULLFINCHES??? Whatever I try I cannot seem to capture the camera shy Bullfinches which often skip between trees just off camera around my local woods and garden. Has anyone had experience In successfully attracting Bullfinches to their feeder, if so, how?
I hope that you can help.
In reply to timcol:
Hi Evan, welcome to the community, yes its a pretty clunky site but worth the perseverance in my opinion as for Bullfinches, I have had them in the garden over the years but never at a feeder, they tend to flip over fallen leaves no doubt looking for bugs
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
timcol said: video of a Dunnock which visits my garden every day, it frolics on my Silver Sphere Water Feature flying up and sliding down while pecking its reflection,
I think your Dunnock may see its reflection as a rival and I fear it may be expending much needed time and energy attacking its reflection.
I wonder if you would perhaps reconsider having a highly reflective feature in the garden as it could cause the bird/s much unneeded stress as they gear up for the mating season.
We’ve also had many reports in the Community over the years of highly stressed birds pecking and attacking their reflections in various windows thinking that it was a rival bird they were having to deal with. It may look like its having fun, but I suspect that in this instance this is probably not the case.
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timcol said:Hi Evan,
It was certainly a determined dunnock, and the video quality is very clear.
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