Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Fieldfare and Green woodpecker sharing fallen apples this morning at 08.30hr in Cuckfield, West Sussex, UK
This fielfare is a bully when it comes to chasing off song thrushes and blackbirds but a woodpecker is tolerated it seems. Click to enlarge the pictures.Please see also http://www.peterlovetttalks.co.uk/page19.html for details of my latest talk: "The evolution of a formal garden to a nature reserve."
More than two hours later at 10.42hr, the sun is brighter, the woodpecker is gone and the fieldfare is still tucking in.
|10.42hr fieldfare still eating apples.|
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Monday, 4 December 2017
A lone, Fieldfare in my back garden in Cuckfield, West Sussex, UK.
See also https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-and-wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/f/fieldfare/
Saturday, 2 December 2017
A dozen or so Serin (or Siskin) this morning in Cuckfield, West Sussex, UK? ....... it seems not. They are Greenfinches.
https://www.sos.org.uk for the correct identification.
Monday, 27 November 2017
https://www.sos.org.uk/ and SOS member Roger Jackson in Balcombe, an adjacent village, for realising that this bird is a Fieldfare https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-and-wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/f/fieldfare/
More info' on these glorious winter visitors at https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-and-wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/r/redwing/
The RSPB says that they rarely visit gardens. It is pleasing then to see them here and not for the first time. The evolution of a formal garden to a nature reserve has been my goal for years. It is now explained in an illustrated talk at http://www.peterlovetttalks.co.uk/page19.html
Click on any picture to enlarge it.
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