In reply to monkeycheese:
They finally obliged a few days ago...
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
I bet they're going through the sunflower hearts at a rate of knots, too, at least if they're anything like mine!
In reply to Nigel O:
Lovely photos Paul of these young Goldies; we only have one pair in our garden at the front (as far as I know ! ) but they did have young which was great to see.
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
This juvenile (now growing up fast ! ) belongs to a famous lady called Wilma ;)
here she/he is wtih Momma who returned today :)
Nice to see she's finally made it past the … Jays, was it … and with youngster in tow.
Great that your Waggie is back, Hazel!
In reply to Gardenbirder:
I do like that little sweetie aitch!
I really must get some pics of my latest influx of baby Spadgers looking very appealing with their waggly-wings going nineteen to the dozen asking anyone & anything for food ... also inundated with adults chasing down insects everywhere in the quarry as well as bathing & eating en masse!
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In reply to WendyBartter:
Lovely pic of the proud Mother and her offspring. Are there any others hidden away I wonder?
monkeycheese said:Are there any others hidden away I wonder?
Today I saw a fairly new additional member to the garden from a late brood ............
Only record pics from distance but here's Momma to give you a clue ............and you'll see a tiny top of a head in the "blue lagoon" ......
when it popped its head up I saw a very young baby Bullfinch :) awwwwww and I think there were more than just one fledgling from their sound.
A nice spot.
I've only just started to see the odd juv bullfinch. It's as if all the successful bullfinch broods came from later in the summer this year.
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