I got a personal display from a nice little Chiffchaff
Unusually, it wasn't content with singing. It kept flapping its wings too.
"I've got yellow underarm hair, you know!"
"You see, bright yellow!"
He kept this up for quite a while, almost as if he was developing his own display ritual to go with the song.
I've never one sing and display like that. I'm not sure what it was actually up to but it was nice to watch.
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
Very nice pictures everyone, just had a couple of hours mid day looking for some dippers and kingfishers but all we saw were flypasts, we did find a Coal Tits nest and a Tree rat but it looked cute peaking at us from behind this tree :)
Perhaps not the commonest bird to see wandering across a Scottish field.
Taken from inside the car (I didn’t want to get out in case it flew away).!! ;-)
My bird photos HERE
Three from RSPB Bempton Cliff last month.
Lot to learn
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