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27 Jan
1:15pm, 27 Jan 2020
3705 posts
steve45
"my" regular Long Tailed Tits arrived five minutes after my GBW hour! Best bird was a Bullfinch. A meagre ten species with a total of only 17 birds. City life!
But..just a half a mile run from my front door, a pair of Stonechat this morning.
As for Dunnock--in my garden I've had three on rare occasion. I refer to singular Dunnocks as "a Dunnock"..it makes me smile when people refer to "the" Cuckoo etc. I suppose if something is a scarcity then one would say (for example) that "The Bluethroat" is still in such and such place....
27 Jan
2:00pm, 27 Jan 2020
2525 posts
12barDavid
A female pheasant has just wandered across our front garden. I’ve seen them when I have run over the Kingston Gorse & the Goring Gap, but never in our front garden.

I think I will have to have my camera on permanent standby.
27 Jan
3:17pm, 27 Jan 2020
14942 posts
Rosehip
we often get pheasants in the front garden - nightmare with a springer in the house! he always knows when they're there
28 Jan
1:55pm, 28 Jan 2020
1611 posts
Surelynot
Another sighting of a treecreeper in my front garden. I get one occasionally. Always a welcome visitor.
28 Jan
9:14pm, 28 Jan 2020
1971 posts
Pothunter
Cheating slightly but a visit to Cape Town got me a few nice (even if not particularly special) birds. Hadeda, Sacred Ibis, Cape Eagle Owl (relying on a friend for ID as all I really saw was a dark shadow), Cape Spurfowl (which I used to know as a Francolin), Orange breasted sunbird, Cape Robin, Redwinged starling (which shat on my sister’s arm!), helmeted guineafowl, black oystercatcher, African penguin (heard only)

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