More Garden Wildlife

All taken in the past week.

The squirrel was determined it was going to get something to eat.

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Black squirrel

After failing with the peanuts it decided to go for the seeds (and there it sat until they had mostly gone!)

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Black Squirrel

This is in my front garden.

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Muntjac deer

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Muntjac deer

This was the first time I’d seen a sparrowhawk in the garden.

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Sparrowhawk

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Assorted birds

I went to Norfolk last week to visit my mum. She lives on the coast a short drive from Cley and Salthouse marshes.

I managed to get a couple of distant shots of the marsh harriers at Cley.

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Marsh harrier on Cley Marshes, Norfolk

Off-shore wind farm in the distance…

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Cley Marshes, Norfolk. There is a female marsh harrier in a tree – centre of the shot.

Then we had a hail storm.

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Gulls in hail, Salthouse Marshes, Norfolk

I’d never got close to rooks before. They are really characterful birds.

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Rooks

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This black-headed gull is unusually black headed for the time of year.

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Black-headed gull

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Rook

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Black-headed gull

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Gull and starlings