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Best Bird Watching Log Book

Best Bird Watching Log Book

I am never happier than when watching the bird activity in my garden, so much so that I often lose hours and let meals go cold! Yet, even with such devotion, there are occasional visitors to my garden that I don't recognise. That's where the best bird watching logbook...

Are Chaffinches Territorial?

Are Chaffinches Territorial?

Chaffinches are in abundance in the UK I am led to believe, but they seem to be one of the least frequent visitors to my garden. They are fairly shy and prefer to hide amongst the branches of shrubs and trees, particularly conifers if you have them. They might be...

Do Chaffinches Migrate?

Do Chaffinches Migrate?

I am fascinated to learn about which birds are sedentary and which choose to fly to a sunnier climate in search of warmth during our cold winters. It is a truly amazing feat that tiny birds can navigate their way hundreds or thousands of miles, and even more so, that...

Do Chaffinches Mate for Life?

Do Chaffinches Mate for Life?

There are more than 6.2 million chaffinches in the UK and a further 2 million in Ireland. They are beautifully marked little birds, around the size of a sparrow, that can often be seen in our gardens foraging for food beneath feeders and hedgerows. When I learned of...

Do Starlings Steal Eggs?

Do Starlings Steal Eggs?

Starlings don't have the best reputation, they tend to be very vocal with bullying tendencies. I wondered if a bit of squawking and pushing and shoving was as far as it went or if starlings steal eggs or kill other birds? Birds eggs are a great source of nutrition and...

Do Woodpeckers Mate for Life?

Do Woodpeckers Mate for Life?

The greater spotted woodpecker is the largest of the 3 species that are native to the UK. They are the most common and have the loudest knock, you know, the drumming sound we associate with the woodpecker. They are fascinating birds, possibly because of all the...

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