The question as to the above. I do know.
This is a little bit of trivia for those that know there birds. I know what the two birds above are. The two birds above are not well known outside of the keen birdwatchers in the UK. I do know a few individuals who’ve just taken an interest in birdwatching within the last year and neither could identify these 2 birds also there are recent new members of my local RSPB Group who couldn’t and hadn’t heard of these two birds.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
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In reply to seymouraves:
seymouraves said:Well neither are on my garden list .... yet
LOL S, thought you would stand more chance than me in the North West at seeing the 2nd bird in the Norfolk area - perhaps on rare occasion ! Don't know many facts about the 1st bird.
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A clue about the first bird. The small bird above is much rarer than it's well known relative. It has a very beautiful song just as nice to listen to as it’s more common relative. It is a migrant, but does nest/breed every year in parts of the UK. The raptor/bird of prey was the rarest annual nesting raptor/bird of prey in the UK until this year as sadly none as far as I know nested in the UK in 2020, but that has happened on one other occasion in my lifetime as well. So I hope beyond hope, that the raptor/bird of prey above might try to nest/breed in 2021
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