Bullfinches

Bullfinches

Postby dyer » Sun Aug 09, 2015 5:36 pm

I have had these visiting the garden for a few years but they dont hang about long and are very shy, but this morning they were having a good feed on the honeysuckle berries and I managed a few pictures
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Re: Bullfinches

Postby Blackbaronfish » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:33 pm

We dont see many about like we used to.

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Re: Bullfinches

Postby james79 » Sun Aug 09, 2015 9:21 pm

We had a couple about for a few weeks in the spring. Never seen them in our garden before so it was a bit of a treat, I'd like to think my pest control strategy had something to do with it but realistically I suspect they were just passing through ;)
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Re: Bullfinches

Postby Raj » Sun Aug 09, 2015 9:51 pm

Lovely pair .... and it looks like the honeysuckle berries are a favourite :)
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Re: Bullfinches

Postby dyer » Mon Aug 10, 2015 6:32 pm

I had a good crop of berries this year,It was the longest I have seen them feed in one sitting it was nearly 10 minutes!
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Re: Bullfinches

Postby mick1948 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:24 pm

I ride the trans Pennine way from Wath upon Dearne to Wakefield on a regular basis and see quite a lot, they seem to be getting a little more common every passing year- to my delight. I think they are the prettiest British bird.
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Re: Bullfinches

Postby olly321 » Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:31 am

Lovely birds nice pics
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