A Birdfeeder in Czechoslovakia

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Post December 2nd, 2017, 6:28 am

I am so impressed with the clarity of the video stream on both these cams.

Lovely screencap, joii!

Looking at the list of birds again - I see something that suffered in translation. :)

I am guessing that "Mute Stan" is not one of their workers! It must refer to the very large Mute Swan that we see!
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Post December 2nd, 2017, 6:33 am

:) :-) :D lol LOL
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Post December 2nd, 2017, 8:05 am

An article about hawfinches arriving in UK (where they are very rare, apparently) was posted by joii in chat. HERE (click) is the article.

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"The remarkable invasion of the bird – which is the UK’s largest, rarest and most elusive finch - has been attributed to poor seed crop yields in other parts of Europe, notably in the bird’s main winter feeding grounds of Germany and Romania."


These birds are listed on the birdfeeder list here, so I'm hopeful that we'll see some.
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Post December 2nd, 2017, 8:11 pm

Eurasian collared Dove and Spotted Woodpecker

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Post December 11th, 2017, 12:15 am

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Post December 11th, 2017, 12:23 am

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Post December 18th, 2017, 8:16 pm

Hawfinch spotted on snowy Czech cam.

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Post December 20th, 2017, 5:29 pm

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Recent snowfall and below freezing temps have caused the pond to shrink!
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Post December 20th, 2017, 6:19 pm

Thanks for all the screenshots Van, Joii, RB.
Al. :drinks:
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Post December 20th, 2017, 6:36 pm

:na: I just saw something shocking! :scratch:

This heron appeared to eat several dead chicks :( (this was its 3rd which it grabbed from beneath but out of sight of the cam.)

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The fourth one was dunked in the pond before it too was swallowed whole.