Identify this bird please

Identify this bird please

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Narcisus

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6,334 posts

248 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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Who would have thought I would enjoy watching birds !!

So far ive identified :

House Sparrows
Black Birds
Blue Tits
Chaffinch
Woodpidgeon
Collared Dove
Great Tit
Robin ( imposter )
Dunnock
Tree Sparrow
Goldfinch ( really lovely )
Bullfinch
Coal Tit
Carrion Crow
Magpie
Jay
Monk Parakeet

If someone could ID this one for me please ? Sorry for the poor quality pic snap shot through double glazing and it's a fair distance.



knotweed

1,927 posts

144 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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It's a nuthatch.

Narcisus

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248 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
Thanks i'll add it to my list !

2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,690 posts

203 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!

Narcisus

Original Poster:

6,334 posts

248 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
It's the first time i've noticed them. We live directly opposite some woods so guessing they are commuting from there then taking the noise back biggrin

Turn7

20,215 posts

189 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
They are a particularly handsome Garden Bird, and not one that visits my garden sadly.

Narcisus

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6,334 posts

248 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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Turn7 said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
They are a particularly handsome Garden Bird, and not one that visits my garden sadly.
It looks like I'm lucky to be so close to some woods.

These are my usual birds of choice but I think I'm enjoying my little feathered buddies just as much !


Trevatanus

10,623 posts

118 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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Narcisus said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
It's the first time i've noticed them. We live directly opposite some woods so guessing they are commuting from there then taking the noise back biggrin
They usually are found near the City Limits.

2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,690 posts

203 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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Trevatanus said:
Narcisus said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
It's the first time i've noticed them. We live directly opposite some woods so guessing they are commuting from there then taking the noise back biggrin
They usually are found near the City Limits.
Only where 25 is the speed limit

Narcisus

Original Poster:

6,334 posts

248 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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Trevatanus said:
Narcisus said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
It's the first time i've noticed them. We live directly opposite some woods so guessing they are commuting from there then taking the noise back biggrin
They usually are found near the City Limits.
Yeah that's about right then !

Narcisus

Original Poster:

6,334 posts

248 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
Trevatanus said:
Narcisus said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
It's the first time i've noticed them. We live directly opposite some woods so guessing they are commuting from there then taking the noise back biggrin
They usually are found near the City Limits.
Only where 25 is the speed limit
This is PH wash your mouth out and say 5 hail Marys !! biggrin

Mr Pointy

8,458 posts

127 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
Trevatanus said:
Narcisus said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
It's the first time i've noticed them. We live directly opposite some woods so guessing they are commuting from there then taking the noise back biggrin
They usually are found near the City Limits.
Only where 25 is the speed limit
But motorcycles not allowed in it.

AstonZagato

10,445 posts

178 months

Thursday 31st December 2020
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Mr Pointy said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
Trevatanus said:
Narcisus said:
2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
knotweed said:
It's a nuthatch.
yes beautiful bird but effing noisy!
It's the first time i've noticed them. We live directly opposite some woods so guessing they are commuting from there then taking the noise back biggrin
They usually are found near the City Limits.
Only where 25 is the speed limit
But motorcycles not allowed in it.
You'll find them in the fields on weekdays
And have a picnic on Bank holidays.

Narcisus

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6,334 posts

248 months

Friday 1st January
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New one today that I've not seen before and managed to identify : Blackcap

Turn7

20,215 posts

189 months

Friday 1st January
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Dont see so many of those, I get one occasionally.

Narcisus

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6,334 posts

248 months

Friday 1st January
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Turn7 said:
Dont see so many of those, I get one occasionally.
Very nice grey.

anonymous-user

22 months

Friday 1st January
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Narcisus said:
New one today that I've not seen before and managed to identify : Blackcap
Well what a coincidence.......also never seen 1 before today..........until the Robin chased him off!!!!!

Boosted LS1

20,067 posts

228 months

Friday 1st January
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Narcisus said:
New one today that I've not seen before and managed to identify : Blackcap
Some of them winter over now we've warmed up a bit. In the spring they sing a really nice song. To me it's a bit like robin song mixed with blackbird song. They catch me out the first few times I hear them singing.

silverfoxcc

6,727 posts

113 months

Saturday 2nd January
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Years ago, we were near Stirling and there was a signadvertising View The Kites 7.00.We declined as they were taking a hold near Stkenchurch (c30 nmile from us)

Yesterday in Bracknell we had 7 circling over the house. Stunning birds and there are a lot more in Woodley near Reading 6ft wingspan
Got one of the wifi tv bird boxes and have a coal tit doing overnight visits.

Have now got a second one for Xmas and when we had the ivy on the garage pruned in Nov found a Robins nest with three eggs in from the summer Never even knew they were there

Best ree show wver

GliderRider

1,062 posts

49 months

Saturday 2nd January
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This appears to be the ideal thread to help me get an ID.

The bird in question was long tailed, slightly smaller and of the same proportions as a pied wagtail. Colourwise it was roughly the same olive green on its top surfaces and pale green undersides as a green woodpecker. It flew from a rowing boat moored about 50ft offshore, to the sea wall near some woods, then back again. The weather was near flat calm.
Any suggestions?