Wednesday, 8 December 2010

An apple a day


I pass by this apple tree on the way to work, and have wondered whether I'll catch sight of any birds tucking into the remaining fruit as I go by. A couple of days ago I spotted this Blackbird enjoying a healthy breakfast, and this morning it appeared again, joined by a companion. A handy source of energy at a time when food supplies are limited.

6 comments:

  1. That's a good alternative food supply to have in reserve at this time of year. Thrushes to seem to enjoy apples (and sultanas, not that there's many sultana trees about these days).

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  2. Lots of Backbirds to be seen, I counted 54 on a walk last Thursday Linda.

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  3. It looks like a decorated Christmas tree

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  4. Merry Christmas, Linda. Hope all well. Best wishes for 2011.

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  5. Hello Emma, I'll keep my eyes open for those sultana trees. Happy Christmas to you too, and best wishes for the year ahead.

    Hello Pete, that's a good number of Blackbirds, there's certainly more in this neck of the woods too. I spotted 6 on a pyracantha bush in a neighbours garden during the heavy snow.

    Hello Costas, Happy New Year to you.

    Happy nature walking to everybody, thanks for your comments throughout the year and I look forward to catching up with your sightings in the year ahead.

    Linda

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