All these photos were taken in and around our garden during July 2011, some from the window.
Young male Sparrowhawk on the front gate.
A regular visitor lately
Keeping a sharp eye on the other birds…
…and the swallows above!
I think he’s seen me!
Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker-you can tell by the red cap.
Jay eyeing up the nuts in the feeder
We haven’t seen a Jay here for some time, but this one has recently become a regular visitor.
On the feeding station.
Balancing on the feeder
On one of our fence posts
Buzzard on the post across the road
Whitethroat in the hedgerow
Ringing a blackbird
A bit feisty, decided to take a bite of Jeans finger!
Better behaved now!
Ouch that hurt, such sweet little birds Bluetits, but not the easiest to get out of a mist net!
Male Lesser Redpoll
Our local Sand Martin bank
Lovely to see a sandmartin closeup
Kirsty holding a Juvenile…
…and I got to hold one too!