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I never go anywhere without a camera. My mobile phone is capable of taking very good pictures but most times I prefer to use a 'Proper' camera. I have a selection of three that I use, nothing super expensive; a compact with a short zoom; a DSLR with lenses up to 300mm and a bridge camera with a zoom up to 1000mm.
Hardly a day goes by when I don't find something to 'snap' and as a consequence I have tens of thousands of pictures in my digital library.
Yesterday afternoon I was sitting out on the patio in the warm sun, camera to hand, hoping that some interesting birds would visit my bird feeding station.
My new bird feeding station ( photo / image / picture from Raddang's Garden )
I think the birds must have all gone on holiday because there were only a few around. No wrens, no bluetits or great tits, no chaffinch or siskin. Just house sparrows, new robins, collared doves and wood pigeons. As I have said, seldom a day passes when I don't get a snap so I just kept a few to include here.
Male and female house sparrow ( photo / image / picture from Raddang's Garden )
This years robin chick having first moult to show his red breast ( photo / image / picture from Raddang's Garden )
One of many collared doves that become quite tame ( photo / image / picture from Raddang's Garden )
Woodpigeons know where to find some food ( photo / image / picture from Raddang's Garden )
Perhaps many have found a garden with a better larder
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Quite like the photo of your collared dove. Has a lovely colour to it. The pair of sparrows is a good one too.
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