Lord Love A Bird

Birds! I love them. I feed them more often then I feed my own kids. With the snow comes lots of birds, that usually find their food elsewhere, to our sunflower seeds. I can watch them for hours.

For you bird-nerds out there here´s a list of our current collection of birds who eat in our garden.
Bullfinch (You handsome devil you!!!)
Redbreast/British Robin. (very outgoing, he is not shy at all)
Bluetit (They usually stay all year. Make nests in our birdhouses)
Waxwing (my all time favorite , they don´t care for the seeds though, they eat berries)
Chaffinch (I used to draw these birds often for my dad when I was a kid. They are his favorite bird)
House Sparrow, of course. (So common here but still nice. They sing quite a lot already. )

I´m so glad my dad taught me to appreciate bird. To see them.  To hear them. I really try to pass this on to Viola. Imagine a garden without birds. It´s like Angry Birds without.. well.. birds.

 

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Kickireply
February 09, 2012 at 03:02 PM

Sweet. I agree! A garden without birds is no garden.

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Catherine areply
February 09, 2012 at 07:02 PM

oh i love these little birds. Robins and sparrows. In Oz, we have Willy Wag Tails, who wag their tail when they walk, and an excess of mynah birds who always chase the little sparrows away from food. their too naughty!

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Jenny Brandtreply
February 10, 2012 at 07:02 AM
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Hey c! I had to Google the Willy wag. So cute. Never seen them , but we have sädesärla they also run around wagging their Tail. Only here in the summertime though. To cold for them now i think.

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