Tag: birds

  • Twit-twoo

    In the last few weeks, I’ve heard owls on a regular basis around here, but I’ve never managed to spot one…. until last night! It took me a while to figure out just what it was I could see perched on a wooden stake, and it wasn’t until I set up my camera that I…

  • More snow?!

    We had more snow overnight, and although it stopped during the morning, the forecast was for snow from about lunchtime. Instead of steps in the garden, it looks like we have a very steep slope heading up to the grass! More finches and blackbirds have been flocking to the nearby feeders again – there was…

  • Cawing Crows

    I don’t think you could miss the crows as they fly over – this one seemed intent on making as much noise as possible, before it landed in a nearby tree. #staywild

  • Another day, another Jay!

    Who needs a tree branch to perch on, when there’s a ‘house sold’ sign in just the right location? #staywild

  • Charming Goldfinches

    I heard some small birds outside, so I grabbed my camera…. I wasn’t quite anticipating so many goldfinches though! They eventually landed in one of the trees, and started eating what I guess was insects from it.   #staywild

  • Watching the birds

    I looked out of the window initially, to try and spot the small birds I could hear. I managed to catch sight of one in a nearby tree. But then I noticed a larger bird arrive, and head straight for the seed feeder. I know that pigeons have tried knocking the feeder sideways in the…

  • Pigeons!


  • Ever tried taking a photo of a fast moving small bird?

    If there’s one disadvantage of trying to take a photo of those rapidly moving small birds, it’s how swiftly they fly! After multiple photos of just a clear blue sky where it had flown out of the shot, and others that were just a blur as it changed direction as I took the photo, I got lucky.…

  • Blue Skies and Soaring Birds


  • A Charm of Goldfinches

    A Charm of Goldfinches

    I’ve noticed a couple of small birds flying around recently, but they never seem to sit still enough to be able to identify them! However, after they flew off the roof and zoomed past the window, they landed on the seed feeder in a nearby tree. Undeterred by the pigeon landing on the grass nearby…