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Jay, Feeding on Branch

Observed: 19th December 2012 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Jay, feeding on branch, Rye Meads, 2012-12-19 003
Jay, feeding on branch, Rye Meads, 2012-12-19 014
Jay, feeding on branch, with success, Rye Meads, 2012-12-19 001
Description:

This bird spent some minutes working its way along a branch, looking for food. Don't know what it was finding though - suggestions welcome - see third picture.

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Comments

Ray Turner's picture

Suet?

Looks to me to be a suet pellet. Wonder if it has been cashing them in the cracks in the bark?

Ray

Ray

Simon Walker's picture

That's a thought...

I'd assumed it was natural. The bird was working its way along the branch as though it was searching, but that might be my interpretation.

Regards

Simon