Posted by: mynaturaldiary | November 22, 2008

A flock of seagulls

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No, it’s not the 80’s Brit pop combo with the impressive haircuts, but what follows a tractor when it plows up a field this time of year.  Having ploughed the earth, the Black Headed Gulls settle down to find any worms they can.

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Black Headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

Further into the deciduous woods lies a path, the haunt of occasional runners, and bushes replete with berries.

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This fruit attracts many birds, and fortunately, a bullfinch leaves the safety of the trees for a drink in a muddy depression on the path.

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Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)

Further off into the canopy is a Long Tailed Tit.

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Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

Meanwhile, back at Cafe Twich, Great Tits are feeding on the sunflower seeds.

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Great Tit (Parus major)


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