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A couple of Goldfinches

11 January 2011 21:32:46
A couple of Goldcrests

A couple of Goldcrests

At the feeder. they actually seem to go around in threes for some reason.

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Jacinta D Jacinta D 11 January 2011 21:35:27

I had 7 around my feeder today. Great photo. They fly off so quickly it can sometimes be hard to capture them on camera.

fran m fran m 11 January 2011 21:47:47

Martin, I think they may be Goldfinches.............

hard to tell from that photo.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 11 January 2011 21:48:57

Oh yea, good one Fran. A bit 'sleep-deprived' here. :)

MartinB MartinB 12 January 2011 07:58:28

Thanks Fran, changed it

fran m fran m 12 January 2011 08:06:47


They are a lovely bird.

Cloncaw Cloncaw 12 January 2011 15:28:54

Lots of them here going ding dust on the feeders great entertainment watching them.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 12 January 2011 15:30:17

Never heard that expression before, Geraldine.

Cloncaw Cloncaw 12 January 2011 15:49:13

Ding dust is when there is a sort of battle going on or someone is going flat out doing something, birds are always having mini skimishes over who's going on the feeders now.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 12 January 2011 15:50:12

Lovely. Must remember that.


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