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Archive images - February 2018


Red kite
A red kite over Grove Church, 25 February 2018.





Greylag goose
A greylag goose on the canal at Grove Church, 25 February 2018.
You can see the serrations for filter feeding in the beak.





Wren
A wren searching for tiny insects, Alwins Field, 23 February 2018.





Mallard drake
The mallard drake that regularly comes to our garden (where he looks after his duck), Alwins Field, 23 February 2018.





Mistle thrush
One of two mistle thrushes warming up in the morning sunshine at Alwins Field, 23 February 2018.





Canada goose
One of a pair of Canada geese on the canal near Tesco, Linslade.
Photographed on 15 February 2018.





Black redstart
A black redstart near Johnson Drive, 11 February 2018, perched on a satellite dish. It was feeding on mealworms thoughtfully provided in a car park by the local residents.
Black redstarts are scarce migrants in Bedfordshire.





Pied wagtail
One of the pied wagtails that hangs around Leighton Buzzard High Street, seen here scavenging near Oxfam, 10 February 2018.





Gorse
Gorse in flower in Knaves Hill near the railway line, 9 February 2018.





Rook
Two photographs of the same rook on our garden fence (Alwins Field) on 9 February 2018. The photo on the right shows the bird "blinking" - with its nictitating membrane covering the eye.





Long-tailed tit
A long-tailed tit at Tiddenfoot WP, 6 February 2018.





Goldcrest
  Goldcrest feeding at Tiddenfoot WP, 6 February 2018.

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