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Tree Sparrow

By HobbitDave
Nice to see these little fellers nesting again this year. They feed alongside the house sparrows, but are much scarcer. Since a 1960s survey of them, their number has diminished by 80% due mainly to intensive farming..

Thanks for the clicks and comments on the old pocket watch yesterday, they are very welcomed and much appreciated 🙂

Tags: Birds Sparrow Garden Feeder Tree sparrow Wildlife and nature

Voters: bobpaige1, elousteve, Don20 and 33 more

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JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
8 May 2021 9:21AM
Terrific to see them and glad they are nesting; well captured.
8 May 2021 9:45AM
Nice to see Dave.
cooky Plus
17 6 4 United Kingdom
8 May 2021 10:07AM
Intensive farming has a lot to be responsible for doesn't it Dave? They are so lovely. Excellent capture.

8 May 2021 10:08AM
Super shots really well captured 😎
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
8 May 2021 10:14AM
Wonderful captures Dave, this subject really posed for your camera...
Beautiful work, Isabel GrinGrinGrin
8 May 2021 10:44AM
Lovely captures Dave. So sad they are declining. Debs
laura1 17 8
8 May 2021 11:13AM
I like the pose in version two. Very sweet

8 May 2021 11:41AM
A great set, Dave - you did well to spot this little, well-camouflaged beauty!

8 May 2021 2:02PM
Wonderful captures
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
8 May 2021 2:58PM
V3 for me.
Great set Dave.

TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
8 May 2021 3:36PM
Not seen a sparrow for some time - must have been when uptown, I think. A fine set here, Dave, and looks happy to have posed for you 😃👍
Trev 😀
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
9 May 2021 2:58AM
Beautifully captured set Dave 😀
Ian 😎
9 May 2021 8:10AM
Fine set Dave,
9 May 2021 8:36AM
Very good , Dave. SmileSmileSmile

9 May 2021 8:42AM
Great shot with an excellent composition. My favourite is V3.

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