Visitors from afar…again.

The Waxies have popped in again-did they ever go? Well it seems that we have some hanging around from last time , but others dropping in as they move southwards. Our resident expert Tony Cross will be able to sum up their vagaries eventually along with some quite surprising results. Check out “Ruffled Feathers” ( his website ).But odd birds move  down  from Scotland  to Wales and then across country with surprising regularity-I mean from here to the east coast etc. They are amazingly mobile. They really are clued in about supermarkets and berry shrubs/trees, mostly heading for urban centres where no winter thrushes venture,thus berries are still available, so we are quite lucky.




About kevjoynes

Retired teacher from L'dod High-when it was a top school! Originally West Mids, but been in Wales since 1973.Started birding at age 7-hiatus 'til 2000 when retirement gave time for photography.
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6 Responses to Visitors from afar…again.

  1. shirlsutton73 says:

    good one Kev. are they in the same places.

  2. kevjoynes says:

    On the” new “road twixt Builth and Newbridge.

  3. Heather Speake says:

    What an amazing beautiful picture is the 2nd one – absolutely exceptional !
    Even shows the red markings by the tail….

  4. Nigel Starnes says:

    Agreed ! Lovely picture !

  5. kevjoynes says:

    Many thanks Nigel.

  6. kevjoynes says:

    Thanks Heather.

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