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27th November 2016

Spindle- definitely my favourite berry of the year, we have a Spindle tree in the garden but the crop of beautiful berries is definitely better in Sussex, as here in my sisters garden. 71 more words

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25th November 2016

Woodpeckers, like this female adult Great Spotted Woodpecker at the end of our garden (no red on top of head, like juvenile, or back of neck like adult male) is… 112 more words

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21st November 2016

The UK’s Chaffinch populations are boosted over winter by Scandinavian migrants. Winter Chaffinches exhibit ‘differential migration’. Females are more likely to travel further west and south west, 121 more words

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19th November 2016

Female Blackbirds are busy eating our ‘Joseph Rock’ Rowan berries. Female Blackbirds are quite aggressive in the breeding season, when competing for good nesting sites, 67 more words

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17th November 2016

Ring-necked Parakeet– The UK’s only naturalised parrot, here’s a first in our garden! It turned up, screeching, in the Rowan outside the window, in very low light, (hence blurring). 73 more words

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15th November 2016

Sulphur Tuft fungi– a common and poisonous fungi. So many fungi are hard to identify, or localised in their growth, so here is one that is… 73 more words

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10th November 2016

Waxwing alert- these stunning (small) winter migrants from Scandinavia are beginning to be seen near Sheffield, and could turn up in any part of the country where there is a good supply of late berries and fruits, 74 more words

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