Feeding time for finches

These cheeky little red finches were raiding the grasses for their dinner when I spotted them. We have them in our garden occasionally (despite the cat) and call them the “peep peep” birds for the noise they make. The males are magnificent in their scarlet coats, but they’re very speedy and hard to catch. Once I stood still and became part of the scenery, they were focused on their snacks.

3 thoughts on “Feeding time for finches

  1. They are so cute… I love the lorikeets, the magpies and the honey eaters we get here… and especially the old barnyard owl which comes to visit regularly and sits on the highest point of my clothesline and waits patiently while I take a photo, then wanders off…
    Hey there, mind if I rest a while

    • Sadly we don’t get lorikeets near the house nor magpies at all. I miss their warbling song. When we were in Brisbane we had a pair of owls who arrived in our liquidamber each Xmas. Your photos and comments brought back memories.

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