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Nuthatch

Observed: 26th September 2010 By: CerianBethCerianBeth’s reputation in BirdsCerianBeth’s reputation in BirdsCerianBeth’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Having a sunbathe on a old tree stump, while nearby a blackbird did the same thing in the grass

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Sunbathing

I didn't realise that birds did this until a couple of years ago. Since then, I've seen several species catching some rays. Sometimes they fluff up their feathers, presumably to let the warmth penetrate. And who can blame them?