Both heading towards the sunflower seeds.We live next to farmland with both marshy land and (not surprisingly) willows.They don't hang about to sing , just eat and scarper.Help please.
Cracking shots Rob I'm not sure which they are but here is a Willow from this morning out on my patch.
It could be the angle of the birds but the white on the shoulders seems to be a bit further down than yours.
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Rob Hadfield said:It backs onto arable farmland on the outskirts of Wigan.
In Wigan they will almost definitely be Willow. Marsh Tits are very rare in Lancs except near Leighton Moss. Most wetland reserves in the Wigan area, including Wigan and Pennington Flashes have populations of Willow Tits. If you go to Pennington, they are regulars on the feeders in Bunting Hide (and you can learn their nasal calls if you want).
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