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Still getting plenty of finches, especially Goldfinches. Hardly any Blue, Great and Coal tit sightings, and the occasional small group of LTT's passing through. Blackbird, Robin and Dunnock infrequent. Starlings in lesser numbers, Collared Doves, Jackdaws and Luke visiting just about every day. Had a Song Thrush one day last week.
I've not seen a Fieldfare or Redwing anywhere this winter so far.
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Recent Corvid visitors excluding Luke:
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Goodness me it seems very quiet on the forum since Christmas. Is nobody doing any birding?

I'm happy to report that the birds have suddenly returned to our garden feeders; mainly mobs of sparrows and squadrons of starlings with a sprinkling of other common species, but very welcome for all that.

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Goodness me it seems very quiet on the forum since Christmas. Is nobody doing any birding?

I'm happy to report that the birds have suddenly returned to our garden feeders; mainly mobs of sparrows and squadrons of starlings with a sprinkling of other common species, but very welcome for all that.

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Yes, Tony, it is very quiet. I have not been out and about much since the new year. On the one occasion I ventured out during the cold snap last week, I performed a spectacular backwards roll on an icy puddle Fortunately no damage was done to me or my camera.

I started feeding the birds again during the cold spell and the usual species are returning, also including a garden first for me, a pair of Lesser Redpolls. Pic courtesy of OH.

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Old 02-02-16, 02:26 PM
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Nice one with the Redpoll DoraMac.

The main visitors to my garden recently have been Finches. Collared Doves and Jackdaws are still regular but Tits are almost non-existent!

On a really positive note I'm seeing a gradual increase in the number of Greenfinches - a record 15 today hogging the feeders and upsetting the Goldfinches who couldn't get a look in.
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Nice one with the Redpoll DoraMac.

The main visitors to my garden recently have been Finches. Collared Doves and Jackdaws are still regular but Tits are almost non-existent!

On a really positive note I'm seeing a gradual increase in the number of Greenfinches - a record 15 today hogging the feeders and upsetting the Goldfinches who couldn't get a look in.
More Greenfinches visiting here, too. It's good to see.

Many common tits are around, also including Long-tails.

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Old 03-02-16, 09:41 PM
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What's in our garden? Not much in the way of birds, though it was nice to see some LT Tits on the feeder yesterday. But Spring has arrived by the look of it. Daffs crocus and snowdrops are in flower, Dunnocks are flirting and we've had a bumble bee prospecting too.

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Had a House Sparrow in the garden this week, the first since the 1st week of November!!
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in my Garden so far I've had,

Robin
Sparrows
Blackbirds
Wood Pigeon
Magpie
Seagulls (sigh)

but just around the corner on my route to work I've had
Long Tailed tits
Great Tits
greater spotted woodpecker
pheasant
gold finch
chaffinch
Buzzard
Reed Bunting
blue tits
wren
Cetti's Warbler
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