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Trainee Blue Tit

It’s not just yesterday’s young blackbirds that are getting the hang of getting their own food – the young Blue Tits are also making an appearance.

This one was so intent on eating the blackfly, that he ended up hanging by his feet from the leaf! Not the most elegant of angles to eat from, but it seemed to be successful.


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Goldfinch Party

While the sparrows were fighting over the bird bath, the Goldfinch decided to make the most of the seed feeder. These seeds weren’t¬†the success were were lead to believe they would be – it seems that the Goldfinches don’t really think of them as such a treat after all.

Dragon Goes Wild - 11th October - Finch

This bird made them seem so desirable though, that the blue tit decided to try some.

Dragon Goes Wild - 11th October - Finch

And even the sparrow wanted to sample some!

Dragon Goes Wild - 11th October - Finch

Generally though, only the finches and Coal Tit are able to get the seeds from the narrow slit in the feeder, so the sparrows have to make do with picking up any seeds that have fallen to the ground.


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