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180-365v4 Goldfinch Feeding on Herb Robert seeds

This cheeky young Goldfinch decided to forego the usual pleasures of the seeds that are available in all the feeders we have to enjoy some lovely fresh seeds from the herb robert growing in our garden wall. S/he had a lovely time gourging there way through the seeds available and

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Feed Me Now!

140-365v4 Feed Me Now!

Rain, harrased parents and fledglings have been the order of the day in the garden today. Here we have a few images of the madness that is the starlings and their fledglings. The starlings look in a lot better condition than the tits and our poor coal tit (below) is

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A female sparrowhawk with kill

Birds of a Feather

This female Sparrowhawk caught her dinner in our back garden – I noticed the fact when I walked into the kitchen to make a cup of tea…you couldn’t miss all those feathers. I was able to pop my lens through the cat flap to get to the birds eye-level and

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Queueing At The Takeaway

118/365v3 – Queueing At The Takeaway

I got Debbie a new bird table for Christmas and we have had the first visitors to it – they may not have all arrived at the same time ;-). The Sparrows, Doves and Tits are still rather suspicious of it and haven’t yet ventured into it…

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A small tortoiseshell butterfly (Aglais urticae) - Feeding Time

185/365v2 Feeding Time

The buddleia has now come into flower in the back garden and the butterflies are taking full advantage of it. At one point we had four of these small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) feeding on one flower – trouble was there was quite a breeze which was freaking them out so catching

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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.