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



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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