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Pictures of the day: 22 February 2011

Two goldfinches have a mid-air fight after struggling to get enough space on a bird feeder in a British back garden. Photographer Laurie Campbell snapped away from a hide in his garden for 30 hours to get a picture he was happy with. Laurie, from Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, said: "It can take weeks for the goldfinches to find this bait but once they do, they are hooked."

Pictures of the day: 22 February 2011 - Telegraph

Chaffinch. I've had one of these guys outside the last few days. Such a cheery song, and so pretty to look at. As with many birds, the males are more colourful and are the singers :-)

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Looks like someone decorated this bird

Totaly Outdoors: Looks like someone decorated this bird

eurasian collared dove seem to have chased most of the other birds out of the area. They're spreading fast but seem pretty docile. However I have't seen a meadowlark since they appeared 3 years ago!

birds of nepal: eurasian collared dove in nepal

Magpie, the bully boys, multi-coloured, long tailed, cackling thieves.

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Wood thrush

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Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus). Widespread throughout the UK. Its favoured habitat is deciduous woodland but is also frequently seen in parks and gardens. Diet consists of insects, caterpillars, nuts and seeds. #Birds #UK

Blue Tit - Parus caeruleus - Wildlife Photography

The European Green Woodpecker -a member of the woodpecker family This bird occurs in most parts of Europe and in western Asia

green woodpecker | Hill Walking Mountain Leader Snowdonia

Chaffinch - another popular garden bird. I wonder how they'll fare in the #birdwatch this year?

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Kingfisher - What a great start to 2015 to see a Kingfisher at Holywells Park Ipswich

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