Garden Bird Pictures

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by nan » Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:30 pm

cute... the feeding O/\ ^Q^
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:26 am

Another exotic escapee in our garden yesterday.

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:32 am

What a silly thing to keep exotic birds in a cage, when there are so many beautiful birds in the wild 0*\
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by nan » Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:54 pm

right... and then lost... and maybe don't know no more how to hunt O-/
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Super Mongoose » Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:08 am

Nice birdies and pics STF! ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Thu Dec 11, 2014 1:31 pm

Thanks very much Lisbeth, nan and Super Mongoose.

Here are some more photos taken over the past few days.

Cape Sparrow - Feeding Time.

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I do not think this is the Kurrichane Thrush. Can anyone ID please?

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An exciting first - Pin Tailed Whydah without his tail. Can this be?

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Finally, my best shot of a Bronze Mannikin. Can see the green sheen in his wing.

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by nan » Thu Dec 11, 2014 4:26 pm

wow nice... again chance O/\ ^Q^

I think you are right with the Whydah and the Thrush \O
I was just a bit confuse with the white wing bars :-? ... maybe normal for a juv.
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Flutterby » Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:31 am

Lovely pics stf. \O We had a bulbul feeding a chick yesterday but missed the pic. :O^ You do seem to get rather a lot of exotics in your garden. :-?

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by okie » Sun Dec 14, 2014 5:54 pm

steamtrainfan wrote:
Cape Sparrow - Feeding Time.

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STF -- nice pics ^Q^ ...but.. this is a House sparrow , not Cape sparrow ... ;-)
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by steamtrainfan » Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:31 pm

okie wrote:
steamtrainfan wrote:
Cape Sparrow - Feeding Time.

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STF -- nice pics ^Q^ ...but.. this is a House sparrow , not Cape sparrow ... ;-)
Thanks for the ID okie.
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