A woodland bird mainly, but is seen on quite a few bird feeders in stockport. Looks like a small woodpecker and can hang upside down on a branch.This one was taken by Steven Kelly at Etherow Country Park.
The Eurasian treecreeper or common treecreeper is a small passerinebird also known in the British Isles, where it is the only living member of its genus, simply as treecreeper. thanks to Michael Anthony Brathwaite for this Abney specimen.
Quite a few of these colourful birds are seen in the woodlands of stockport and even on garden feeders.They are approx the size of a blackbird. This particular specimen was provided by Dianne Biggs taken at Etherow Country Park.
Stockport's smallest reported bird is the lovely little Goldcrest, very cute and an absolute joy to watch. They are very fast and sometimes hard to capture. However, thanks goes to our Abney Parkregular, Michael Anthony Brathwaite for this wonderful capture.
Sometimes called the Long Tailed Bush Tit, this tiny member of the tit family is regularly seen in stockport green spaces and in gardens. This little cutie was captured by Michael Anthony Brathwaite atEtherow Country Park.
The common whitethroat is a widespread typical warbler which breeds throughout Europe and across much of temperate western Asia. Seen here is a juvenile captured by James Dempsey Riley at Poise Brook nature reserve.
The song thrush breeds in forests, gardens and parks, and is partially migratory with many birds wintering in southern Europe.Thanks again to Michael Anthony Brathwaite for this photo taken atAbney Hall.
Feral pigeons, also called city doves, city pigeons, or street pigeons, are derived from domestic pigeons that have returned to the wild. The domestic pigeon was originally bred from the wild rock dove
The rock dove or rock pigeon is a member of the birdfamily Columbidae (doves and pigeons). Wild rock doves are pale grey with two black bars on each wing, while domestic and feral pigeons are very variable in colour and pattern.