Boro Garden Birds

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The year is progressing, the weeks are passing very quickly and although we are still in winter, spring is getting closer. I have been busy taking photographs and not getting out much as I should. The cold does not agree with me. Never mind beyond the bird table, through the kitchen window, more like.

So, here is a selection of the birds that visit the bird table in Boro garden. Firstly, the blackcap who is still putting in an appearance most days.

I always assumed that I had only one blackcap visiting, but seeing these photos together makes me wonder if there are two. Of course it could just be different light levels.

Next a trio of goldfinches –

I think my favourite bird in the garden is the robin. There are two of them about but I have not managed to capture both together.

The dominant birds…

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