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Transient

Capturing birds is not easy, especially in the late evening when they are busy feeding. They hover, they flap and flutter, they swoop and dive, they peck, they look around in rapid jerks, constantly on alert for predators or provisions. 60 more words

My Food Odyssey

Goldfinch

I sat in the garden for a minute or two with a cup of tea. No book, phone, pen or paper.

The heat continues, and my mended but sadly damaged foot does not like it one little bit. 176 more words

Illustration

Focus on goldfinches

Yesterday morning I spotted these beauties in and out of the garden. They seem to like the bushes behind the house and the which ivy. I’ve spotted them a few times, but they’ve been too quick for photos. 155 more words

Wildlife

New Phone, Fingers and Flowers

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Last night Julia went on line and arranged an upgrade for me with our airtime provider. Though you do have to pay for it somewhere along the line, it seems like a free phone and is not too bad. 218 more words

Gardening

Puffed

An American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) stands on the edge of the bird bath, all puffed up against the cold

Birds

Little Finch.

In the Lilac trees in the evening there are small specks of yellow where the Gold finches have settled.

Meeting

On my arrival

I am greeted by a young

pair of goldfinches.

by Scooj

UK