There were other species among the Waxwings too. Brambling, Dusky Thrush and several Hawfinches.
I had a lazy Sunday stroll around my neighbourhood today. Quite a few birds around: small flocks of Long-tailed Tit, Hawfinch, Brambling as well as 5 Goosander, Grey Heron, Daurian Redstart and Dusky Thrush.
Please leave some berries for any potential waxwingy visitors……..
Another bird I usually see plenty of in winter is Hawfinch, They are common, even in the middle of town. This year is very slow however and I haven’t seen any in town since late autumn. Where have they all gone?
The above photo was taken in a local park a couple of years ago. This is generally a pretty shy species but occasionally some individuals, such as this one, show no fear………