An idle fellow

An idle fellow

Observation - An idle fellow - UK and Ireland. Description: This bird - or it's mate - have been full of busy lately, and I've assumed they were raising young. However, today, this one was idling around, cheeping that single note they sometimes use. I fear that the torrential downpours yesterday may have caused

This bird - or it's mate - have been "full of busy" lately, and I've assumed they were raising young. However, today, this one was idling around, cheeping that single note they sometimes use. I fear that the torrential downpours yesterday may have caused the brood to fail. I hope not, after last year (when a fledgeling was seen in the garden: it seemed sickly and was later found dead.)