Birds in the United Kingdom Category

Spring is coming…

Just a little post for all those who’ve been having a long winter. Spring is coming! I promise! 😉 Advertisements

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Geese in London

You can always find the Canada, Greylang and Egyptian goose hanging out in London along the Round Pond, Longwater and the Serpentine. You can also find herons, gulls, shags, swans, various ducks such as tufted and pochard as well as a couple of different species of grebes. Throw in Regent’s Park and the London Wetlands […]

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Black Swan

The Black Swan is found mostly in Australia and New Zealand where it was hunted to extinction but later re-introduced. There are several feral black swans in Britain and I have seen one once out in the wild there. They believe there may be as many as 45 nesting pairs now. This image of a […]

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London Wetlands

I have been going to London once or twice a year since 1999. And in all those visits I had no idea there was a nature preserve right there in the city! The WWT London Wetland Centre is located on the Queen’s Walk. In addition to all the great parks London has to offer, the […]

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A Bird in the Hand…

…is worth two in the bush. Unless of course it’s a rarity and then two in the bush trumps one in the hand. 😉 Here are a few images of a bird in my hand: Great Tit, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Starlings and a European Robin.

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