Female House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
Female House Sparrow?
There were five birds chittering in a tree in front of the house. I didn't recognise the calls; yet I have a feeling that they might have been Hse. Sparrows.
What do you think?
At the other side of the council estate, a few House Sparrows were posing among the last flowers at the side of the factory.
This picture made me feel as if I'm in my grandmother's house again; those pictures on the wall in the kitchen.
Female House Sparrow, Passer domesticus.
And a male House Sparrow.
While this Female Chaffinch, Fringilla coelebs, visited the garden in the morning, before I left for Bantry.
This Great Tit, Parus major, also came for a bit of breakfast.
The Pied Wagtails have ben about the house/garden for some weeks now; they will spend the winter hereabouts (mostly) in the cold months to come. As will the Corvids (Jackdaws, Corvus monedula; Rooks, Corvus frugilegus; Hooded Crows, Corvus cornix, and Magpies. Pica pica.)
The Corvids have been here all year but getting photos of such nervous birds is not that easy!
LEAVE YOUNG BIRDS BE!!
Please, do not hamper a young bird's life by picking it up, and taking it home with you. It is calling its parents to help them in locating it.
After fledgling from the nest, the parent birds will keep feeding it, and look out for it, until it will be able to look after itself.
And the reason you cannot see a parent is because of your own proxomity to the young bird. And while you are ebating if or not you should take the bird home, you keep the parent from giving it well needed nutrition in the form of a meal!
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