These are some recent visitors.
A few arrived, then a few more and then there were 20 or so. They still come but not in such great numbers and also visit the front garden where they regularly argue with the magpies, and each other.
I was very surprised to see these two. They used to live in the trees next to us but gradually the trees have died or been removed so they moved on, and then the sparrows returned.
There are now 12 sparrows living in the front and side garden who seem to be very at home. One pair 2018, 3 pairs early 2019 and then 12!
(I regularly clean the ground but the starlings made such a mess)
What is this bird? It looks like a giant female blackbird, but not quite.
17 collared doves
I know very different to Hazy's Australian examples but we still get excited by all the visitors.
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Thank you, we are so lucky as there is always something going on and all the visitors seem to find their place and get along including the squirrel.
I haven't managed to photograph the blackcap yet. I am looking forward to the Birdwatch as I then have an excuse to sit for a whole hour watching all the birds.
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