Robin Redbreast: We see lots of these little birds in our garden especially during the Winter months ...........

Robin Redbreast: We see lots of these little birds in our garden especially during the Winter months. So how about spice up a colder looking room with a leather sofa and orange/red cushions?

Fancy seeing more of this small in stature, but big in personality little chap in your garden? Wrens look for places with lots of lovely nest sites and plenty of tasty insects to snack on, so grow dense thickets, make log piles, plant hedges where you can and cloak walls and fences with climbers, preferably over a trellis #homesfornature Photo by Lloyd Spitalnik

British garden birds - wren, such a tiny little bird. We sometimes see these in our garden.

The Common Starling, also known as the European Starling or in the British Isles just the Starling, is a medium-sized passerine bird in the starling family Sturnidae.

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"Blue Tit" by Nigel Pye on flickr

The blue tit - what an absolute beauty this is. We had a pair nesting in the nesting box this year - how sad when I discovered that another bird had pecked its way in and ransacked the nest :(

Coal Tit, Periparus ater. Paridae family. It is a widespread and common resident breeder throughout temperate to subtropical Eurasia & N Africa

The Coal Tit [Periparus ater] is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is a widespread and common resident breeder throughout temperate to subtropical Eurasia and northern Africa. The Black-crested Tit is now usually included in this species.

Two goldfinches have a mid-air fight after struggling to get enough space on a bird feeder in a British back garden. Photographer Laurie Campbell snapped away from a hide in his garden for 30 hours to get a picture he was happy with. Laurie, from Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, said: "It can take weeks for the goldfinches to find this bait but once they do, they are hooked."

Pictures of the day: 22 February 2011

European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) Two goldfinches have a mid-air fight after struggling to get enough space on a bird feeder in a British back garden.

I'm up here!

A curious squirrel investigating a bird house. Note the bird waiting for the squirrel to vacate the premises! Where The Wild Things Are

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Wren Walking in Harden woods (near Bingley) with parents, it was hopping in the trees and then flew out and right into us, it had a right shock. very sweet!

Dunnock - looks similar to a Sparrow, but they are solitary little birds and you will see them bobbing about the garden on their own. Whereas Sparrows like to be in a flock.

The dunnock (Prunella modularis) is a small passerine, or perching bird, found throughout temperate Europe and into Asia. It is by far the most widespread member of the accentor family, which otherwise consists of mountain species.

Chaffinch - another popular garden bird. I wonder how they'll fare in the #birdwatch this year?

Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) - another popular garden bird. I wonder how they'll fare in the birdwatch this year?

Coal tit. The smallest member of the tit family.

Another bird listed on the rspb great british bird watch this year in our garden.

Great Tit(Parus major) photographed among the catkins

British Great Tit (Parus major) photographed on Willow Tree Catkins. how perfectly he matches!

Are you hoping to see blackbirds during your Big Garden #Birdwatch? They love to sunbathe and they can often be seen on the ground with their wings spread. This is because the heat from the sun can help them to kill off parasites on their wings!

British birds - A Male Blackbird. They love to sunbathe and they can often be seen on the ground with their wings spread. This is because the heat from the sun can help them to kill off parasites on their wings!

British garden birds - Male house sparrow sad to see these are disappearing

British garden birds - Male house sparrow thought once to be disappearing but we have quite a lot in our garden now.

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