Thursday, 10 October 2013

Summer - Twitching Tree Highlights

Redpoll - Carduelis flammea
June 6th.

During the Summer the Twitching Trees see mostly resident species and a few tourist.

Twite - Carduelis flavirostris
July 27th

Resident (Eurasian) House Sparrows - Passer domesticus
July 31st.

Hooded Crow - Corvus cornix
Aug. 25th

Pied Flycatcher - Ficedula hypoleuca
early migrant, Aug. 25th.

Bird, Stick & Tree Highlights May 2013

(European) Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis 

Bird, Stick & Tree Highlights in Photographs from May 2013.

(Eurasain) Siskin - Male - Carduelis spinus
May 2nd, in the rain...

Siskin female in the rain.

Sunny May 3rd - male Siskin.

Brambling - Fringilla Monifringilla
female May 3rd
(European) Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis
May 8th.
Brambling - Fringilla Monifringilla
Male as the fog rolled in. May 8th.

Hawfinch - Coccothraustes coccothraustes
May 10th.

Female Blackcap - Sylvia atricapilla
May 10th.

Lesser Whitethroat - Sylvia currura
May 10th.

Willow Warbler - Phylloscopus trochilus
May 14th.
Eurasain Wryneck - Jynx torquilla
on the Twitiching Tree May 14th.

(European) Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis
on the Stick May 14th.

Garden Warbler - Sylia borin
on the Stick in a rain shower May 14th.

Hawfinch - Coccothraustes coccothraustes
and also a common House Sparrow on the Twitching Tree May 15th.

and again on May 16th.

Hawfinch - Coccothraustes coccothraustes
on the Stick, May 16th.

Garden Warbler - Sylia borin
May 16th.
Red-backed Shrike - Lanius collurio
on the T-Trees, May 21st.

Thrush Nightingale - Luscinia luscinia
This rare UK. visitor was favouring one of my small T-Trees in my garden May 29th.


Watch the video (35 seconds)

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Great Spotted Woodpecker - New to the Twitching Tree

Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
New to the Twitching Tree
April 25th, 2013

I saw the Great Spotted Woodpecker on my stick briefly a few times
but, failed to get a photo.

BohemianWaxwing Bombycilla garrulus
on the Twitching Tree
April 25th, 2013

17 House Sparrows 1 flying Starling

Recent migrant birds on the stick...
Collared Dove Steptopelia decaoto

Siskin Carduelis spinus

Great Tit Parus major- no ring - new bird 
April 25th, 2013

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Dunnock! New to the Stick. Brambling and Twite too.

Dunnock Prunella modularis
"The Hedge Sparrow" new species to the Stick List
April 13, 2013

Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
April 13, 2013

Twite Carduelis flavirostris
April 13, 2013