Whos keeping an eye on me....

Saturday, 1 January 2011

New Year..... Garden List

First day of the new year brought 25 species to the garden or as fly overs the garden. No images for a change just a list of some of the highs..... and a few lows

A male Blackbird was the first bird of 2011. The highlight certainly the 6 Siskin that appeared in with a flock of around a dozen Lesser Redpoll. The winter Pied Wagtail returned, as did a single Fieldfare on the apples, while 2 Redwing took shelter from the rain in the trees.

The pair of Robins fought with a single visiting Robin over territory, while a Wren spent much of the afternoon foraging in and around the patio.

The lows: The male Blackcap that has been a regular for December did not show, nor did the county scarce Mealy Redpoll.... Mistle & Song Thrush are noticable absentees also.

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