Spotting young birds in the garden

25 Jun

Seeing that I love birds I thought this post from Squirrel Basket would be nice for my fellow bloggers to enjoy.

The Squirrelbasket

100615-woodpecker-05 Juvenile great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)

In May and June there have been plenty of baby birds in the garden and I have been trying to capture them. Mostly I have been disappointed. My pictures are rubbish, really. But I felt I wanted to share them just to prove the variety of species we have breeding in our backyard.

The first spot of the year was

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Posted by on June 25, 2015 in Uncategorized


5 responses to “Spotting young birds in the garden

  1. Anne

    July 9, 2015 at 9:39 am

    We also get much pleasure from the birds in our garden…New Holland Honey Eaters, blackbirds, wattle birds, sparrows, spotted doves and various small parrots. We love watching them feed their young and teaching them to wash in our five bird baths.


    • ritaroberts

      July 10, 2015 at 8:49 am

      Sounds wonderful Anne. I must put a bird bath in our garden. Problem is the water attracts Mosquitos.


      • Anne

        July 10, 2015 at 9:54 am

        In the summer, we wash bird baths out 3 or 4 times a day with hose, waters garden at same time…gets rid of mozzies..birds eat them too of course! 💖


  2. ritaroberts

    July 10, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    Thanks Anne ! Good idea. Those darn mozzies are a pest aren’t they.


  3. squirrelbasket

    July 13, 2015 at 5:46 am

    Thanks for the reblog!
    All the best 🙂



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