Bossy thrush and busy nuthatch

I have a solitary thrush visitng my garden at the moment to feast on the rowan berries.  I did not know how teritorial they are - it stands in my oak tree on watch and chases away everything that comes into the garden.  Are they always like this?

I also have a nuthatch  and have watched it taking sunflower seeds from the feeder and poking them into the crevices in the oak tree bark.  I didn't know that they did this either.

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  • Hi Nancy welcome to the community from Sheffield.

    I assume it's a Mistle Thrush because the Song Thrush I get in my garden gets bullied by the Blackbirds, I don't get Nuthatches but those that do say they can bully the other small birds.

    Yep they will cache the seeds and nuts as will birds like Willow and Coal Tits.

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  • Hi Nancy welcome to the community from Sheffield.

    I assume it's a Mistle Thrush because the Song Thrush I get in my garden gets bullied by the Blackbirds, I don't get Nuthatches but those that do say they can bully the other small birds.

    Yep they will cache the seeds and nuts as will birds like Willow and Coal Tits.

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