Snow and new visitors

The snow has reached Devon, and with it bringing some new visitors to the garden.  It’s been busy with our regulars coming daily and the recent snowfall has brought in a few more Bullfinches, the Woodpecker has returned, and also 3 Fieldfare joined us yesterday. Last year we had a Fieldfare sat in a tree at the back of the garden when it snowed, but this year, the 3 Fieldfares have been in the garden eating the apples that we put down in addition to the gound food mixture of fruit and fat for the ground feeding birds as well as a variety of hanging seed and fat feeders across the garden.

Fieldfare
Long Tailed Tits
Bullfinch
Robin

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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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