Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Siskin

The Siskin - Always a lovely bird to observe and photograph.
I went looking for a group that had been reported at a certain location on the Parkland. They were feeding on seeds high up in several Alder trees. Unfortunately they had disappeared when I arrived, however I did find one female, which very kindly posed for me lower down in a hedgerow.






16 comments:

  1. Hi Roy A beautiful gentle little bird that I donot see often enough. These are lovely photographs. I am just off to MAlawi now and the news is good. Allhtough everyone has whiplash and DAniel left side of his face looks like he has one 10 ounds with M Ali, they are OK. The Cure Hospital are leaning us a car to make out planned trip to Zambia so that is wonderful news. I know I will NOT have internet there but while away I read post (whwen I can and internet permits) but am NOT commenting. I have schedduled all my posts in. Have a lovely Christmas.

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    1. Thanks Margaret.
      Hope for a full and speedy recovery.

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  2. Hey Roy.... Lovely color, and clarity in these shots of this little poser. You must have the magic touch!!!

    Grace

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  3. I've started scanning the alders in the park for these fellows and redpoll for a few days now. No joy!

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  4. Lovely captures Roy, I am missing the Siskins, they disappear from my garden through the winter returning about February.

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  5. The siskin is really a charming bird. You've managed to take wonderful shots, Roy. It's really posing for you! Thanks for sharing!
    Jane
    Official page - www.writers-house.com

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  6. Quel joli petit oiseau, belle série Roy pour cette belle rencontre.
    Bises

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  7. Lovely. Used to have them regularly on the feeders when I lived the other side of France, but not over here. Rarely ever see one.

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