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Garden Song Birds

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Garden Song Birds bring a lot of pleasure to many people who have gardens and not just because they can sing beautiful songs, but also because of their own individual personalities. The friendly Robin can be seen following a gardener around in the hope of finding any dug-up worms and the cheeky House Sparrow will fly on a garden table (even if somebody is sitting there) to get to any tasty titbits.

A garden wouldn’t be the same without birds. What pleasure it brings to see a Blue Tit taking seeds from a bird feeder or seeing it hovering under leaves looking for insects. What would a garden be like without the sounds of birds like the Greenfich that makes sweet trill-like songs between March or July or the Wren that can be heard throughout the year singing long melodious tunes.

Some Garden Song Birds frequent gardens more than others like the Robin, House Sparrow, Blackbird and the Wren, while others visit gardens more in winter when food is scarce in the hope to find seeds and nuts. A shy visitor to the garden in winter is the Goldcrest which is the smallest bird in England. Other less frequent visitors to our gardens are mentioned in our Garden Song Birds section.

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Blackbird

Blackbird

The Blackbird is also known as the Common Blackbird and can be seen throughout England. The male Blackbird is black, like the name suggests, but the female is brown with

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Bullfinch

Bullfinch

The Bullfinch is also known as the Eurasian Bullfinch and is a member of the Finch family. It is often regarded as a garden bird, although it actually very rarely visits

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Chaffinch

Chaffinch

The Chaffinch is the most colourful member of the Finch family and can be found throughout England in woodlands, parks and gardens. When a Chaffinch visits a garden, it

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Dunnock

Dunnock

The Dunnock is also known as the Hedge Sparrow, although it is not a member of the Sparrow family. It can be found throughout England in woodlands, on farmlands, in park

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Goldcrest

Goldcrest

The Goldcrest is the smallest bird in England and can be found throughout the country in parks, orchards and on the edges of woodlands. It can also be seen in gardens al

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Goldfinch

Goldfinch

The Goldfinch is also known as the European Goldfinch and is a member of the Finch family. It used to be a common cage bird in the nineteenth century because of its beau

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Greenfinch

Greenfinch

The Greenfinch is also known as the European Greenfich and is a member of the Finch family. It can be seen throughout England in woods, orchards, gardens and also close

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Linnet

Linnet

The Linnet is a member of the Finch Family and was once a very popular cage bird in the nineteenth century because of its melodious songs. Nowadays it can be found throu

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Nuthatch

Nuthatch

The Nuthatch is also known as the ‘upside down bird’ because it can climb down trees head first. It can be found throughout the country in deciduous woods, parklands

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Robin

Robin

The Robin is also known as the European Robin and can be seen throughout England in gardens, parks and woods that have plenty of undergrowth. It is also called the Redbr

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Sparrow (House)

Sparrow (House)

The House Sparrow is one of the most well-known birds in England as it is often associated with houses and humans. It can be quite tame at times and will hop onto garden

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Sparrow (Tree)

Sparrow (Tree)

The Tree Sparrow is a very common bird that can be seen throughout England in woodlands, farmlands, orchards and parks. It is not a frequent visitor to gardens like the

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Starling

Starling

The Starling is also known as the European Starling and is widespread throughout England. It can be seen on open grassland, on farm fields, in parks and in large gardens

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Thrush (Song)

Thrush (Song)

The Song Thrush is a medium-sized member of the Thrush family and is sometimes known as the Throstle. It can be found throughout the country in woodlands, parks, meadows

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Tit (Blue)

Tit (Blue)

The Blue Tit is a member of the Tit family along with the Coal, Great, Long-tailed and Marsh Tit. It can be found throughout England in woodlands, orchards, parks and ga

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Tit (Coal)

Tit (Coal)

The Coal Tit the smallest member of the Tit family which include the Blue, Great, Long-tailed and Marsh Tit. It can be found throughout England in woodlands, orchards, p

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Tit (Great)

Tit (Great)

The Great Tit is the largest member of the Tit family. Other members include the Blue, Coal, Long-tailed and the Marsh Tit. It can be found throughout England in woodl

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Tit (Long-tailed)

Tit (Long-tailed)

The Long-tailed Tit is a small bird with a very long tail and is not a member of the Tit family like its name suggests. It is a member of the ‘Aegithalidae’ family w

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Tit (Marsh)

Tit (Marsh)

The Marsh Tit is a member of the Tit family which include the Blue, Coal, Great and Long-tailed Tit. The name ‘Marsh Tit’ suggests that this tit can only be found in

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Wren

Wren

The Wren is also known as ‘Jenny Wren’ and is a song bird with a big voice. It is also the second smallest bird in England after the Goldcrest. It is so small that i

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