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No idea CH however the Northern Sparrowhawk was sat on my fence waiting for some 'lunch' to arrive to my feeders

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We have ahd a couple of ring neck doves with us over the winter but one has either diappeared or they are taking turns to feed, suggesting they may be sitting on the nest. I would have thought it too early in the year to be doing that but others may know better. It certainly is a change from the 7 woodies we now have invading the garden every day and landing on the roof like harrier jump jets.
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Don't think the collared dove is limited to Spring breeding, but the weather needs to be mild for them to do it, one may be missing due to predation, but lets hope it is that she is nest sitting.:)
 
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Wondered why the fat balls were suddenly disappearing at a rate of knots

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The answer is starling you in the face .....
 
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Wondered why the fat balls were suddenly disappearing at a rate of knots
Yes, used to get the same problem, but now it's the woodpeckers and squirrels.:)
 
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This little beauty, a Redwing, turned up in the garden the other day, they're very shy and normally only come this close when there is thick snow or very cold weather.


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When visiting a friend last week her daughter, last year bought a new build property with lot's of land in Halton nr Lancaster and she rescued 5 battery chickens from a local hen battery that had no meat on them and were devoid of feathers that were due to go for slaughter as they had stopped laying. They made a pen for them and continue to feed them every day and I have to say I have never seen such healthy looking chickens who are prolific egg layers and the eggs were really tasty.

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One of them has mastered the cloak of invisibility.
 
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One of them has mastered the cloak of invisibility.
One was camera shy, but the three ducks they have were also prolific layers, first duck egg I have ever eaten, the cooked white was almost translucent, but again the ducks were using cloaking devices which are of course banned by the federation
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I was delighted to see both goldfinches back feeding together today, little did I realise at first that they had brought junior with

EDIT indeed here is a better picture of Junior
 

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My goldfinches are ravenous at the moment, good thing I bought plenty of niger seed, but I do wish they would not leave the husks for me to clean up
 

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Just got back from a splendid week in the Lake District

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More Lake District .... Taken yesterday morning


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Is that Martindale?
 
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No - Similar lush green valley though .. :cool: .... Pic is taken at the top of Eskdale looking up the valley to Esk pike and Bowfell etc ..... I was on my way back from Harter fell.
 
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