Backyard birdwatching

Last time I visited my parents I challenged myself to photograph the birds that fly around my parents house. The idea was to capture at least one image of each of the different species and to learn to recognize them better. The task was difficult as most of these little fellows appeared only very briefly to the stage, but I’m very pleased with the results: 11 different birds and the squirrel!

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Blue Tit

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Chaffinch

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Common Magpie

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Great Tit & Tree Sparrow

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Brambling

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Yellowhammer (?)

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European Robin

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Fieldfare

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Great Tit

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Crow

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White Wagtail

I had so much fun spotting birds that it made me to appreciate more the “backyard nature”. I encourage you guys to study your nearby surroundings and to see what you could find!

 

3 thoughts on “Backyard birdwatching

  1. Whenever you make it to Auvillar (after Moissac) try to stay at the Donativo ‘Par Chemin’. One of the best places on the Chemin du Puy. It’s a Suisse guy, Vincent, who walked the Camino several times. He will also advise you on some spots to stay on your way to Saint Jean. At Navarenx there’s the Alchemist to stay. He will explain it probably and you will see quotes along the way, the closer you get.
    Buen Camino.

  2. Pingback: Birdwatching for conservation in the USA | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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