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Little Hedge Sparrow

Of course this is also more commonly known as the Dunnock. This is a little juvenile who has been paying me a visit for the past few days. 54 more words

Nature Photography

Peacocks, birds and Painted Ladies

I could have added Red Admirals to the title, to make it a tale of Communist Naval Commanders dressing up to attract women of a certain sort. 405 more words

Care Farm

Young Dunnock

Another young visitor who likes sunflower hearts. This is a juvenile Dunnock (Prunella modularis). It suddenly became quite excited when the sun came out and it ruffled all its feathers back as can be seen in the image above.

Nature Photography


The Dunnock or Hedge Sparrow is an inconspicuous bird and one of those passerines that are tricky to identify at a distance. Its mouse like movements under hedges and around the base of feeders are usually the best way to qualify its identity. 16 more words

British Birds

Day 6 #30DaysWild - summertime strolls are thirsty work!

Beautiful blue skies today so I just had to go out at lunchtime.

Today’s excursion was down to the river where the Water Voles live… 178 more words


Day 3 #30DaysWild

Today’s wild moment was a gem of a moment. At the end of a busy at work I was getting ready to head home, I spotted a small movement out of the corner of my eye. 30 more words

British Birds

Strictly for the birds

Today’s guest picture comes from Dropscone who has been officiating at a junior golf tournament.  The question is whether the hare is in the water hazard or not. 702 more words