Knock, knock , knock Chaffinch

The male chaffinch (happily it seems paired with his mate) has decided that instead of being happy in the apple tree

 

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has an unknown rival in our kitchen, so takes up residence on the window sill and attacks his `rival`IMG_1031

Flying up to window and then pecking on the window; even putting a picture of a cat hasn`t stopped him—any ideas? He also seems to have lumpy diseased feet, maybe this is affecting his sanity ??

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One Response to Knock, knock , knock Chaffinch

  1. kevjoynes says:

    Oh dear-that fungal infection which Chaffinches are prone to-we have one or two usually. Short of putting a big piece of card up which isn’t reflective , i don’t know.

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