Blackbird

Blackbird

Observation - Blackbird - UK and Ireland. Description: This blackbird has mastered the art of hanging on the feeder for dear life whilst flapping her wings like mad. You would think this would not be a positive energy budget but I guess it must be, possibly helped by mopping up all the feed she dislodges (wh

This blackbird has mastered the art of hanging on the feeder for dear life whilst flapping her wings like mad. You would think this would not be a positive energy budget but I guess it must be, possibly helped by mopping up all the feed she dislodges (which is a lot) to the ground.

Interesting that only the female seems to have mastered this art. But then maybe he doesn’t need to ;-)