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 .

Chaffinch

Male Chaffinch
Male Chaffinch

The male Chaffinch is much more colourful than the female.

Male Chaffinch
Male Chaffinch

Blackbird

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.