Birds eyes.

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  1. Kildale

    Kildale Nature's Window

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    For today we have another taken in the garden. This is the male.

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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Grey wagtail?
     
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    Sorry, not a wagtail.
     
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    One of the Humming bird family?
     
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  5. Kildale

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    No, a lot lot bigger than hummingbirds.
     
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    Definitely very lovely colours but I don't have a clue as to this one ...... (Unless and Oriole but am only guessing this based on one of the other threads on here ;) )
     
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    OK, you tried, not correct but worth putting you out of your misery. A Varied Thrush. With the female too.

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    The next is fairly small.

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    Islandlife Young Pine

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    Gorgeous photos Kildale. Beautiful birds too.

    This last one? Again am not at all a good bird ID'er or a good guesser ;) .........but ........ humming bird? (Given the seemingly pointy beak?)
     
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    Sorry once again, no hummer, but top marks for trying. It is a wee bit bigger than a hummer.
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Regulus ignicapilla ?
     
  12. Kildale

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    Very close. Ours here is the Ruby Crowned Kinglet, Regulus calendula.

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    Perhaps we should make this the last one.

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    Cute one - but I don't have a clue .....
     
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    This is the female bushtit, the male does not have a yellow eye.

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