Lovely. I hope you get some nice sightings when you do your Birdwatch.
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
In reply to Clare:
Yeah I'm looking forward to it as well Deborah ... I'm doing one if the counts at work as there about 20 different species of bird and the most I seen today was 11 coal tits all at the bird table at the one time.
In reply to Dale :
Wow dale, I saw more great tits and blue tits at school this morning where I work, it was busy non stop lol' watching great tits come down and crack open sunflower seeds
In reply to Deborah P:
Should have been this week Had redpoll, siskin, goldfinch and a solitary brambling
Of all creatures, man is the most detestable, he is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. ~ Mark Twain
Dale said:11 coal tits all at the bird table at the one time.
So that is where all the Coalies have gone,nice sighting Dale
Birding is for everyone no matter how good or bad we are at it,enjoy it while you can
In reply to JudiM:
I feel the same, had fieldfares & redwings for the last fortnight but now the Rowan tree is bare!
Bring on this weekend, fingers crossed they come back!
Animals live second to second. Humans live knowing they have a future.
In reply to Seaman:
Haha yeah that's only some I had around 20-30 last summer after a few pairs nested was like a coal tit invasion haha but they obvisiously went there own way when they matured so only 11 left , I have some photos will get them up soon
Rain forcasted all weekend worried now, birds only come out if desperate
Done my bird count this morning (9:15-10:15) (Southampton)
Not my best year. Some of the usual birds didn't show up. Great tit and Gr Spotted woodpecker heard but not seen (so I know they were present but it doesn't count I guess). Happy with the Bullfinch though. That's not so common in my garden :)
Check my birdbox!
In reply to FireFly:
doing mine in morning before 2pm as today been too much rain today and birds only come out if desperate, heavy at times and hail storm, even though a saw pair of goldfinches and pair of Woodpigeons , robin twice got drenched coming back from gym LOL
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