Food envy II — blackbirds
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That’s how it started — at the edge of our terrace a blackbird branchling demanded food and in the foreground mother blackbird was busy preparing it. Probably it was a snail, in any case it was pulled or beaten several … read more or write a comment …

Feeding envy — the feeding of 2 branchlings
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In our lilac bush on one of the days. The mother of two house sparrows had to get some food, and as soon as she flew towards one of the young birds, the second young sparrow came along and opened … read more or write a comment …

Male Bullfinch
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This male bullfinch came to portrait session to us in the garden. I had »set up« the background and provided a nice perch. Everything fit, but unfortunately I could not stop him from eating all the time. Constantly something fell out … read more or write a comment …

Blue Tit Punk
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Back in the 80s? No, in the end, every bird goes through a molt every now and then and sheds many of her feathers. But this blue tit looked like it had its few feathers centered above its head — just … read more or write a comment …

Young Robin
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Still the young bird had not much in common with the red belly of the robin. But the small escape distance, which showed here the few week old bird before me, pointed nevertheless to the behavior of robins. He stomped … read more or write a comment …

Little Sparrow on his toughest day
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A picture story in 12 photos »Little Sparrow« I called this young sparrow, which had probably just fallen out of the nest. He could not fly yet, when I discovered him on our terrace in the pouring rain close to … read more or write a comment …

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The Dunnock is one of our more frequently seen garden birds. But mostly this bird moves around on the ground and looks for food there. Only rarely I have seen him sitting on our branch and usually only with a … read more or write a comment …

Pied wagtail on plowed field
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Together with the starlings was also a wagtail on the fresh field. However, this one was also alone and show a completely different behavior. She walked almost exclusively on the walls of the plow tracks, obviously to keep the overview. … read more or write a comment …

I am a star(ling)!
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When in spring the farmer plowed a field near us in Buchholz, there were immediately several starlings on the fresh topsoil. One of the starlings stood out a bit from the crowd of other birds. He was not looking for … read more or write a comment …

Blue tit on inspection tour
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This blue tit was visiting our rhododendron bush for some time. The cut branches are mostly used by tits to fly up to the nest box. The bush itself protects the approach very well and is so bare inside that … read more or write a comment …

»Fashion show« of the Marsh Tit
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I love these little tits when they come to us on the terrace to forage. This Marsh Tit has presented itself in front of me but really like on a fashion show. See for yourself in the gallery of 6 … read more or write a comment …

Self confident blackbird cock
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Self-confidently the blackbird cock sits on the branches of the apple tree at our place. He stretches his beak into the air as if no one could touch him.

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