I'm not doing a post-mortem of the LG 2019 season.
Here's to a colourful, action-packed off-season - but the cam needs repositioning and cleaning. MIKE ??? !!! ;-D
As KORKY may have retired in despair (I nearly did myself!), here is An Animal's Guide to Britain.
(Originally posted by IAN and reposted by KORKY here with comments )
Tiger's Osprey Info & World Bird Cams
Looks like the "other birds" have done very well while we haven't been looking :o There were a lot of GSW visits, including 3 at the same time:
In reply to scylla:
Yesterday's Crestie - we can see it in the foliage behind :)
Coal Tits were first in this morning - no-one seen before daycam:
These are from 6+ frustrating hours of feeder - frustrating partly because the squirrels and GSWs were hogging the peanuts so the little birds couldn't get a look-in, partly because of smudges and only half a feeder, and partly because of shaky fingers ;)
Chaffinches were not as plentiful as the tits, so I was hopeful of getting a good shot of this one - but it promptly fed from the other side of the feeder, dang!
At last the little birds got to congregate, but not for long!
There was an earlier package-carrier but I didn't bother to snap him, thinking he was an isolated instance - but then these 3 followed. What are they up to?
I haven't done any squirrels yet because, for a start, I'm cross with them - and besides, mine are looking very ginger :-/
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scylla said:There was an earlier package-carrier but I didn't bother to snap him, thinking he was an isolated instance - but then these 3 followed. What are they up to?
Hi scylla. I watched similar activity yesterday and decided that they must be staff, packing stuff up at the end of the season perhaps and moving it elsewhere?
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Thank you, Scylla, for starting the off-season thread. And again, I just can't thank you enough for your dedication to the Daily Updates "monthly" threads. You are a star!
Here's the latest blog by Fergus and the LG team: The sun setting on a season
2019 LG Updates - March - August
04 September Feeder Birds cont'd...
In truth I was looking for a Crestie, they used to come in late - but none found :(
A Chaffie and one waiting:
Was this a juvenile Chaffinch?
A Wood Pigeon paid a brief visit - this was the only full view I could get and it's behind smudges:
This morning this chappie was first at the feeder:
What with him and the squirrels, this was the result:
The squirrels I've seen have not had tufts on their ears - are they seasonal... or geographical?
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