January 29th   1 comment

Another series of gales although the wind is from the south-west so nothing was being pushed past Crail this morning. Everything further down in the Forth was presumably keeping their heads down: an ill judged flight would have resulted in a quick trip out into the North Sea. Denburn in contrast was full of birds. A flock of blue and great tits and chaffinches, probably more than 50 of them feeding happily out of the storm’s way. With them some long-tailed tits. There is at least one flock resident in Crail this winter, maybe two. They usually keep to their own company moving closely together through the gardens and the roadside trees, constantly calling. They are unmistakeable being tiny, pink, black and white and with a long tail of course.

Long-tailed tit - a flock at large in Crail this winter

Long-tailed tit – a flock at large in Crail this winter

Posted January 29, 2016 by wildcrail in Sightings

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  1. Great stuff! Best bird followings EVER!! Glad I live in Crail too!

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