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Saving English woodland birds

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This video from Cornwall is about bullfinches; one of the British woodland birds species. From Wildlife Extra: Work to save woodland birds to take place in Worcestershire Rare birds to benefit from woodland…

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Famished finches

This winter, British gardens are full of finches (Fringillidae). Seed-eating finches such as the siskin (Carduelis spinus) turned up more frequently than usual in the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) Garden BirdWatch survey for January 2012. In fact, twice as … Continue reading

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Blackcaps

The blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) is a small migratory bird. It’s commoner here in Britain than it used to be. Now that climates and bird tables are changing, each autumn sees some blackcaps leaving Britain for warmer climates, some arriving in … Continue reading

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Tree of the month: Rowan

A few nights ago the moon was new. So according to this version of the Ogham ‘tree calendar’ extended into 2013, we’re now in the Month of the Rowan. You might choose to follow my ‘ogham’ tag for other posts … Continue reading

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Hooded crows

Originally posted on Ann Novek( Luure)–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors:
Text From RSPB: The hooded crow is closely related to the carrion crow, which until recently was regarded as the same species. In areas…

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Blue tits

Originally posted on Ann Novek( Luure)–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors:
  Text From RSPB: A colourful mix of blue, yellow, white and green makes the blue tit one of our most attractive and most…

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House sparrows

Originally posted on Ann Novek( Luure)–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors:
Text from RSPB: Noisy and gregarious, these cheerful exploiters of man’s rubbish and wastefulness, have managed to colonise most of the world. The ultimate…

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