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Happy (Avian) Hour

I just love how bold goldfinches are. They don’t mind me watching them indulge in a little Niger seed on a sunny afternoon.

Quite a few friends showed up. 54 more words


Two Birds In The Bush Are Worth...

Well the expression doesn’t quite go like that but you get my drift – hopefully. Look at these two cuties, they’re goldfinch’s, amazing little creatures, in-between photographing them they were flying as a group of about 20 dashing up and down through a field and back into the tree. 63 more words


Blue Steel

A Lesser Goldfinch using the fence for voguing for the camera. As soon as I saw him I couldn’t help thinking of this scene from Zoolander talking about Blue Steel.


Tempering the wind

Today’s guest picture was sent by my Newcastle correspondent.  She was surveyed by a curious lady at Wheelbirks dairy farm.  My correspondent tells me that the curiosity was well repaid by delicious ice cream. 479 more words


Boro Garden Birds

The year is progressing, the weeks are passing very quickly and although we are still in winter, spring is getting closer. I have been busy taking photographs and not getting out much as I should. 350 more words


Goldfinch in Blizzard

Note the snowflakes blizzzarding around behind the bird. We have a flock of about 35 of these at the feeders on a good day. I think all the females, who are khaki rather than yellow in the winter, were in hiding during the… 27 more words