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Cannock Chase Bird Watching

09 Dec

We’ve been here before, but it’s generally worth the trip due to the number of birds that congregate for a feed!…….

The Blue Tits are always posers, lovely colours and in good condition too!…..

blue tit

Blue Tit 2

Blue Tit 3

The Nuthatches were busy too and for some reason I always struggled to capture a decent shot, either my technique is improving or they’re slowing down!……;)

Nuthatch 1

Nuthatch 2

Nuthatch 3

Something different for us this visit too, Fieldfares flew into a couple of trees near us and the cameras were swung around!……;)

Fieldfare 1

Fieldfare 2

…..and aerobics too?……:)

Fieldfare 3

Closely following the Fieldfare was a flock of Waxwings!…… Neither of us had seen Waxwings before and the sight was a real bonus!…….

Waxwing 1

Waxwing 2

Waxwing 3

We don’t often venture too far from home at this time of year and a round trip of 90 something miles when there’s every chance of snow has to be considered, this day was well worth the effort!…………

Thanks for looking in, have a good week!……………….;)

 
7 Comments

Posted by on December 9, 2012 in photography, Wildlife

 

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7 responses to “Cannock Chase Bird Watching

  1. keziahcarrie.com

    December 9, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Simply beautiful!!

     
  2. Jo Ann

    December 10, 2012 at 1:13 am

    We have cedar waxwings drop by here in Virginia to dine on cedar berries and whatever other berries they can find and then leave as abruptly as they came.

     
  3. poojycat

    December 10, 2012 at 8:48 am

    such a beauty!

     
  4. Lori Lipsky

    December 10, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    Spectacular, Andy.

     
  5. Victoria

    December 19, 2012 at 5:13 am

    So beautiful!

     
  6. bayphotosbydonna

    January 17, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    Fantastic captures! Such gorgeous colors!

     
  7. Daniel C Doolan

    January 20, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    I nominated you for the “One Lovely Blog Award”
    You can find all the information you need here: http://dcdoolan.wordpress.com/2013/01/18/one-lovely-blog-award/

     

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