Some Popular British Birds

I do not often get the chance to photograph birds close up but recently I had an opportunity to do so. Here are some photographs:

Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker

The Great Spotted Woodpecker is a striking black and white bird with a touch of red on the back of the head.

Blue Tit
Blue Tit

The Blue Tit is a small bird common all over the UK.

Female Chaffinch
Female Chaffinch

Chaffinch is a common, often tame finch found in gardens, woodland and parks .


Male Chaffinch
Male Chaffinch

The male Chaffinch is much more colourful than the female.

Male Chaffinch
Male Chaffinch


Blackbirds have a beautiful song and can be heard early in the morning.

Male Blackbird
Male Blackbird

Mallard Duck

Female Chaffinch
Male Mallard Duck

Mallard Ducks are common ducks in the UK.


2 thoughts on “Some Popular British Birds

  1. jmgoyder April 23, 2012 / 7:52 am

    That duck is a classic!

  2. ah0098 April 23, 2012 / 10:04 am

    you don’t wrote about Eagles.
    aren’t there eagles in the uk?
    i enjoey than this post.

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