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Goldfinch Fledgling

170-365v4 Goldfinch Fledgling

We had another new young visitor today when a fledgling Goldfinch arrived with one of its parent’s. We always enjoy the Goldfinch visits and I think this is the first time we have (knowingly) seen one of their fledglings.

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Rain doesn't stop the work

167-365v4 Rain doesn’t stop the work

After a few days of baking sunshine we came back down with a bump and loads of rain today. Unfortunately, we missed out of the forecast thunder storms, but at least the umidity has cleared and the temperature has dropped significantly, hopefully meaning we can have a good nights sleep

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Fledgling House Sparrow

162-365v4 Fledgling Sparrow

We’ve had very little fledgling action, except from the Starlings. Last year we had all sorts including Blue Tits, Sparrow and Greenfinch fledglings so far ths year, nothing, until today. The Sparrows visited with two of their fledglings today, and here’s one of them, looking quite cute on our garden

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Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)

156-365v4 Goldfinch

Another shot from up on the TV aerial, this time of a Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis). S/he was singing away, I suspect requesting that I leave the garden immediately so she could dig into the bird seed we kindly provide. As soom as I had gone back in s/he was down

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Mark Seton

Mark Seton

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club (and am a past Chairman) and I hold both LRPS and CPAGB distinctions.