Monday, 7 January 2013

Blackcap survey

Male Blackcap eating fat cake in winter

Just to report that I have filled in the survey ~ one advantage of a Christmas cold was that I was home a lot and able to observe the feeders for several hours ! One female blackcap, only briefly present, but a very regular male, feeding exclusively from a sunflower seed feeder. Minor skirmishes with other birds ( winning most, but trounced by a robin !) but often tolerating company, providing they kept to their own side of the feeder.

Thanks: I enjoyed taking more detailed notice of bird behaviour !


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