Day 29 – Garden birds

Not much time after school today to spend on wildlife so my Random Act of Wildness was to watch the birds in my garden.

The Pigeons are now sitting on their third nest, after abandoning the first not long after the strong winds. They made a second in the fir tree which was predated by Magpies, now they are back using the first nest again.

We have plenty of Blue tit and Great tit fledglings and a few Goldfinch, although one was recently taken, I presume by a Sparrowhawk which I have seen flying over the garden.

The House Sparrows have done well this year with at least 6 fledglings between to sets of adults.

I’m sure we have more nests and fledglings in the garden as I can hear little noises coming from deep inside the laurel tree, ivy and the clematis so I’m hoping to see more fledglings in the coming days and weeks.

About Alex White - Appletonwild

This is my diary of the wildlife where I live in Oxfordshire, and sometimes the places I visit. My passion is for British wildlife, especially Badgers and Hares. This year my debut book "Get Your Boots On" was published I am a keen amateur photographer. All the photographs on this blog are taken by myself unless stated otherwise. I am a member of A Focus on Nature, the network for Young Nature Conservationists, BBOWT, The Oxon Mammal group and The Oxfordshire Badger Group. You can also follow me on Twitter @Appletonwild Instagram appletonwild
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