Little Guys

In between raptor and heron appreciation, we’ve been taking some time recently to enjoy the smaller dinosaurs. The main disadvantage is of course that they’re harder to spot and (especially) to photograph, so picture quality decreases with size. In reverse order, then:

Starling

75g. He mainly qualifies for this list on the grounds of unjust neglect rather than physical dimensions. How unjust that neglect is:

Sparrow

30g. Little symphonies in brown, with an unexpected ability to hover:

Blue Tit

11g.

Wren

10g. This one has built a very snug nest under a conveniently placed old fertiliser sack, which we’ll need to stake out over the next few weeks.

Goldcrest

6g. (Or possibly a firecrest, but with a definite crest!)

This entry was posted in England, Germany, Nature, Oxford. Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Little Guys

  1. Flora Alexander says:

    Very fine bluetit. And well done for getting the wren.
    Saw swallows today!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *