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05/01/2011 at 13:55
they have reached Weymouth
05/01/2011 at 19:24
They haven't got to Mid Sussex yet, and by the time they get here, the Redwings will have stripped the cottoneasters, although the current flock is a lot smaller than usual.
06/01/2011 at 18:49
Small flpck of Waxwings sighted on a tree in Inverness last week - just before the end of the 2010.
06/01/2011 at 19:19
Small flock of waxwings seen in Birmingham. Once they had polished off the Rowan berries, they disappeared
06/01/2011 at 19:38
You need to come to Hertfordshire. We saw over 70 waxwings in one tree on a busy main road. We have seen about half a dozen of these beautiful birds before but this sight was just amazing. Our garden is only 40ft long but I want to try to get some berried shrubs or small tree in there somewhere ... just in case. In the meantime will enjoy all the lovely garden birds including our male and female blackcap. The birds must know the weather is changing there were 16 blue tits on the various feeders today. We have never seen so many at one time - not even when the snow was here. Word must have got out about the selection of food we have!
06/01/2011 at 20:10
No waxwings seen here in Sidmouth, Devon by me but several of us have had mini flocks or red wings during the snow, in each case the redwings stripped our pyrocanthas, cetoniastas and hollies of all their berries in about half a day, then moved on. I gather their home is Siberia but may now be colonising Scotland or even UK. Any news?
06/01/2011 at 21:19
May I just say that I saw a waxwing in our garden just after xmas I live just outside Newquay , in Cornwall hubby saw it first and asked me what it was I recognised the little tuft on its head Yours faithfully Pauline penhaligon
06/01/2011 at 22:23
Spotted two waxwings in Glasgow by the cathedral in mid December. They were in a rowan tree which was covered in snow. It was about -8C.
07/01/2011 at 10:39
A FLOCK OF APPROX. 10 RESTED BRIEFLY AROUND MY TROON AYRSHIRE GARDEN IN EARLY DECEMBER BEFORE MOVING TO PASTURES NEW. UNFORTUNATELY 2 KILLED THEMSELVES FLYING INTO THE KITCHEN WINDOW. IT DID AFFORD ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXAMINE THEM AND APPRECIATE FULLY THE BEAUTY AND DELICACY OF THEIR PLUMAGE.
07/01/2011 at 10:46
In our local observer newspaper this week it was reported that there were ten waxwings that rested for two hours in Victoria Road, Chichester. There was also a small photograph of them. I am hoping that they visit me before finding their way up to you.
07/01/2011 at 11:48
A flock of 20 or 30 visited our front garden in Bromsgrove yesterday (6th January) and again this morning. Yesterday they stripped one rowan of its yellow berries, but have not yet made a dent in another rowan with white berries. First time I've ever seen them!
07/01/2011 at 12:23
Waxwing was sighted in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian on 25 December! Great excitement at this siting.
07/01/2011 at 13:13
I live in the Fylde district of the North West and so far no waxwings although I believe there have been some in Preston. We have had Bramblings though.
07/01/2011 at 16:19
Twelve Waxwings visited our garden in Stratford upon Avon on New Years Eve.
07/01/2011 at 17:50
Had a flock of approx. 20 of these in our garden in Dorking, afternoon of 29 Dec. They had a good go at our Sorbus "Joseph Rock," much to the annoyance of our winter-resident Fieldfare, which thinks it's HIS tree. He can see off the blackbirds but not a mob of Waxwings. Never seen these birds before but they are beauties.
07/01/2011 at 19:02
I had a small flock of them feasting on the berries on my Mountain Ash Tree, today and yesterday. Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
07/01/2011 at 19:50
They have been feeding from my apple tree in Yaxley, Cambridgshire.
08/01/2011 at 09:36
On Christmas day 2010 we had a flock of 14 Waxwings visit our Sorbus tree, they have been back since and stripped the treeof all its berries!! What a sight it was to see, wonderful
08/01/2011 at 10:11
Following my last post I meant to say I live in Swallowfield in Berkshire
08/01/2011 at 15:15
i had a very distress sight in my i found 4 dead waxwings on my patio there was no signs of damage 2 them that was first time i had ever seenthem although there are a fine collection of bird in the garden i will keep a extra look out 4 any others
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