Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Birds gathering food to feed their young.................... all seen this past week

All these birds have been captured gathering food over the past week or so.

 Reed Buntings along the River Weaver.


 Song Thrush in my garden

 Blackbird with grubs...

 ...and having a go at the fat balls...

 ...with a bit of success.

 Female House Sparrow...

...and the male doing his bit.

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37 comments:

Joop Zand said...

AMAZING shots Andrew..... very well done.

Sandra said...

in the last photo the daddy looks a little bit like he is telling that baby off. love the fluttering wings at the fat balls.

EG CameraGirl said...

I enjoyed this series, Andrew. I may do one like it someday. You have inspired me. :))

barbara l. hale said...

Terrific series! I will think of them when I next go to the grocery...and count my blessings.

Gary said...

Great captures, Andrew!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Linda said...

WOW...great shots...I can never get that close...but I still try!!!

Cheers!
Linda :o)

TexWisGirl said...

i like your reed buntings. very lovely birds.

heyBJK said...

Fantastic shots, Andrew! The "feeding" theme is nice and you've got a wide variety of birds.

mick said...

Great photos. I especially like the young ones with their heads out of the nest box.

Adam Jones said...

Nice shots Andrew. Especially like the House Sparrows. Not something you see that often these days.

HansHB said...

Great photos! Happy WBW!

Azahari Reyes @ Jason a.k.a horukuru said...

Nice one hehehe

Carole M. said...

each looking very industrious; great season for the worms too; lovely snaps!

Bob Bushell said...

Aren't they precious.

Carletta said...

Oh my goodness Andrew! You have caught some very special moments. I love momma and papa bird feeding their young.
Wonderful shots!!!

Kathie Brown said...

Cute birds. I have a family of house sparrows coming to my feeders now. I love the Reed Bunting but had to laugh at the "fat balls" comment!

eileeninmd said...

Great series, love the first Reed Bunting. It is always a treat to see the baby birds being fed.

Magia da Inês said...

Os pardais são bem comuns aqui mas gosto deles, são alegres como crianças.
Boa continuação da semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil

¸.•°`❤♡¸¸.•

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Well done. Still like the House Sparrow set the best.

Larry said...

Great shots of all the parents bringing food to the kids Andrew. Are the Reed Buntings a male and a female? I love this time of year during breeding season!

Susan said...

What wonderful pictures Andrew!

cieldequimper said...

These are all lovely. I hope the little mites make it in this cold weather.

Hanne Bente said...

Beautiful bird pictures you show.
A little funny to see that you have taken pictures of sparrows .....
it, we have a lot of in Denmark.
Wishing you a good day :)
Hanne Bente / hbt.finus.dk

Phil said...

Nice series of busy birds Andrew

JM said...

Absolutely wonderful series, Andrew!

Stewart M said...

Really like the reed bunting!

Nice set of shots

Stewart M

Rajesh said...

Wonderful compilation of various birds gathering food.

Hilke Breder said...

Wonderful shots! The time of migration may be past, but's a great time to watch avian parenting.

Liz said...

Wonderful series Andrew! You've captured some great moments. I've yet to capture birds with worms , fish or other food in their mouths.

holdingmoments said...

A busy time for the birds at the moment. Well captured Andrew.

Pat said...

Wonderful captures of these busy little birds!

Debbie said...

ooohhh you got some great images, wonderful theme. Great shots of the sparrow, feeding the baby!!!

Adam Tilt said...

Great post Andrew. Nice to see so much successful breeding taking place.

Pantherka said...

Beautiful series of shots Andrew.

Bitch said...

Nature on its way to renew!
What a nice and tender process!!!

NewMexiKen said...

Very nice series. What a great garden you have!

Nature Rambles said...

Wonderful series!