That Egret does look a bit dischuffed Hazel but the Treecreeper is taken at an unusual angle for a bird normally seen running up a tree trunk.
Birding is for everyone no matter how good or bad we are at it,enjoy it while you can
I saw three dippers today on the same stretch of river at the Forest of Dean, although I got photo's of all 3 birds individually the challenge I set myself was to get a photo of all 3 in the same frame. The best I could do was 2. The 3rd dipper was an outsider and clearly was not wanted and was chased off by the pair in the photograph.
Our Lesser Redpoll returned. Slightly better light brought out that it bears some similarities to our Goldfinch friends.
I've recently had some major tree work done and had been more than a little concerned that the squiggles would object - I should have known better
Always difficult to get a good photo of a dipper this time of year. He was doing what he was suppose to do and that's "dipping" which does not help when light is very poor.
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In reply to Alan.:
Looks more closely... eeew!
In reply to Germain:
That top photo ended up in me searching the Internet for Tufty Club pictures.
In reply to Paul Cousins:
Great shot of the Dipper, one of my favourite birds; I've been lucky enough to see them on walks by River Dove in Derbyshire. What time of year was this taken Paul (tried to check on the Exif but it made no sense)
@ Alan, fabulous pics of the Sparrowhawk
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