Fieldfare

Fieldfare in garden today, happily feeding on apples

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  1. Roger

    We live in Exeter and had two lovely fieldfare in our back garden all day today. We have never seen them here before.

  2. goldcrest23

    Yes, the current small flock is only the second time we’ve seen the birds in our garden.

  3. JennyWhite

    I have had up to 6 birds , the nearest may be fieldfare, but my ones hve red under their wings and white flashes above their eyes and have a speckled upper breast . They are a larger than a blackbird, { who ten to chase them away!] Could you please enlighten me.
    Many thanks
    Jenny White

  4. goldcrest23

    Hi Jenny, they are redwings, often seen in and around fieldfare, and like fieldfare a winter visitor to the uk … check them out at http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/r/redwing/index.aspx




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  • About

    In this blog we'll describe the day to day comings and goings of the birds in our Devon garden.
  • About us

    Tony is a naturalist and environmental artist. Laura is a free range creative web and print designer. We've recently moved from the village of Ipplepen to the town of Newton Abbot with our two children Ralph and Oli, our dog Henry, and numerous cats (none of whom would ever dream of eating birds).
  • Species List

    List of species, including only those birds that land in the garden:
    Blackbird
    Blackcap
    Blue tit
    Brambling
    Bullfinch
    Carrion Crow
    Chaffinch
    Chiff chaff
    Coal tit
    Collared dove
    Dunnock
    Fieldfare
    Goldcrest
    Goldfinch
    Great spotted woodpecker
    Great tit
    Greenfinch
    House Sparrow
    Jay
    Long tailed tit
    Magpie
    Mistle thrush
    Nuthatch
    Pied wagtail
    Redwing
    Robin
    Siskin
    Song thrush
    Sparrowhawk
    Starling
    Wood pigeon
    Wren

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