You can make life much easier for blackbirds by mulching your flower beds with leaf-litter, keeping your lawn mown, planting fruiting shrubs and trees (especially dense, thorny ones) and planting climbers against walls #homesfornature

You can make life much easier for blackbirds by mulching your flower beds with leaf-litter, keeping your lawn mown, planting fruiting shrubs and trees (especially dense, thorny ones) and planting climbers against walls

House Sparrow

House Sparrow tops the charts in this year's Big Garden results. However, it still remains on the red list as sadly we've lost since Yes, it's a common sparrow but still delightful to watch.

Magpie, the bully boys, multi-coloured, long tailed, cackling thieves.

Black-billed Magpies Externally, the black-billed magpie is almost identical to the European magpie, Pica pica, and is considered conspecific by many sources

Woodpigeon- Lots of them around us but they don't often come in the garden. We see flocks of them grazing in the fields around us.

Columba palumbus - Common Wood Pigeon -- their gentle cooing makes me think of summer, and lazy days and home.

Blue tit

This image shows the vibrancy of the birds plumage and will help me when choosing the colours and recreating the blue tit.

Woodpigeon

Today a Woodpigeon and Blackbird used the Window Birdfeeder I was given at Christmas. So lovely to watch them up close.

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