It came back :-) now I am sure what it was

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  1. DavidG58

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    For those that missed my attempted photo before Christmas, this is the same bird, it would have a been even more unusual if had been a Firecrest, but a Goldcrest in our own garden is a first for us

    Although I heard on Winterwatch that they are becoming more common in gardens

    edit - dead pleased with photo as it was taken through glass, didn't want to scare it off opening anything
     
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    Cracking photos David! What a little beauty...
     
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    Our boys would love that! the boys... - Copy.jpg
     
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    We get quite a few goldcrests usually but havn't seen,any for a while maybe ours have relocated to Derbyshire :giggler:
     
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    That's nice David, we haven't had any since the hard winter a couple of years ago.

    Jen said "I bet he hasn't got a photo cos they never stay still long enough"

    Martin

    Ps when I saw the title I thought "oh no he's gone limp again"!
     
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    God!! Thought it was going to be your limp mode(n):(
     
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    Sorry for the confusion, I did at least post in a nature thread, never really thought about the title, too excited with my photo :)

    All still good in the limp area :LOL:
     
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    Had some of those in our garden on a lavender border next to where the motorhome parks -
    about a month to 6 weeks ago we had about a dozen came one afternoon and just went and picked the lavender seeds etc - seemed to love the lavender.
    We are in Cheshire but near Derbyshire border about 6 miles from Buxton
     
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    Your windows are far too clean.
     
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    Lovely little bird and photo!
     
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    snap martin, my heart sank..:LOL::LOL:
     
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    You've caught a female bird at the immature stage.

    When it gets into its teens it'll looks like this:

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    (Note the heavy eye make up, gaudy plumage and wide open mouth).

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