2012/12/18

Balcony feeding

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Blåmes - Parus caeruleus - Blue tit   NF Photo 121205
 
Nötväcka - Sitta europaea - Eurasian Nuthatch NF Photo 121129
 
Större hackspett - Dendrocopos major - Great spotted woodpecker
NF Photo 121218

This is my balcony feeder. I mentioned last sudnay that I had a magpie (see the previous post) visiting at times and was not to happy about it. It is a large bird. But take a look who is visiting today. A woodpecker. Seems like this winter is hard even to the large birds. :( 
 
The shots are taken different days. This little ball will not last long with peckers and magpies visiting. But I can´t have a large feeing. 3 years ago I had rats on the balcony because of it. On the third floor! Not fun. The shots are taken through a 3-glass window and I see it from my computer work station. I very much enjoy watching the movements outside the window. But large birds isn´t really an option.

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12 comments:

  1. Nötväcka - what an adorable name. I've had woodpeckers visiting my feeder this year as well, a first for me.

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  2. Great shots!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  3. Hej!
    Vilka härliga bilder från balkongen, kul att få "hem" dem så.
    God Jul & Gott Nytt År till dig också om vi inte "hörs" innan.
    /Ingemar

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  4. How2 lovely to have a series of little birds at your feeder and just outside the window. Great photos.

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  5. Lovely birds I am so lucky to have seen in my little garden.

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  6. Hi there - very nice birds to have just outside your window. Seems you are having a hard winter.

    Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  7. Hej! Kul att du fått lite fåglar upp till dig på tredje våningen! Hackspett har jag bara sett någon enstaka gång här hos mig. Ja, uj vad snö vi fick, men i söndags regnade det och tog hårt på den.
    Härliga bilder fick du! Önskar dig en God Jul! /Pia

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  8. Nice feeders birds, love the woodie!

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  9. Just det. Där är ju Hackspetten. Kul...

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  10. How sweet they are... Rats on the third floor..I saw what I thought were rats once at night and they turned out to be tiny flying squirrels..very cute....Michelle

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