Category Archives: Chaffinch

Don’t you just love Dads!

The first text I got off my Mum this morning told me that my Dad had seen his first ever Woodpecker! It was the local Green Woodpecker feeding on the fat square in their garden first thing.This made me smile … Continue reading

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Diseased Chaffinch?

We have a flock of around 7 Chaffinches who come into our garden every day, the other week I noticed one of the females had something wrong with her foot. I thought it was a clump of mud & seed … Continue reading

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Layer Cake

Hmmmm, what can be tastier than fat, raisins and chestnuts placed in layers in a peanut feeder?! The Great Tit seemed to like it! And so did my favourite garden bird……… Long Tailed Tits We had about 9 Blackbirds all … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

HAPPY NEW YEAR! (Sorry it’s a bit belated!) We awoke yesterday morning to a winter wonderland and a menagerie of feathered friends! What a nice way to start 2010! We took a walk to our local woods (Knocksink Woods) which … Continue reading

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There is a definite wintry chill in the air now! Judging by how busy the feeders are I would say the birds are feeling it too! Its been non-stop activity all weekend. I’m thinking of buying extra feeders to cope … Continue reading

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