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Old 30th March 2019
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Chiffchaff and Blossom

A Chiffchaff surrounded by Blackthorn blossom (I think.) This was one of about fifteen at Lowestoft North Denes last Thursday. A lovely sight and sound.

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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

Exquisite.
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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

Spot on Ron.

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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

Beautiful shot
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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

An image which sums up spring perfectly. Lovely.
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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

Many thanks for the kind comments and 'likes'. I went for a walk yesterday and was pleased to hear numerous Chiffchaffs still singing in the sunshine. I love Spring!

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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

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Many thanks for the kind comments and 'likes'. I went for a walk yesterday and was pleased to hear numerous Chiffchaffs still singing in the sunshine. I love Spring!

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That's what happens to me .. I keep hearing them, but hardly ever see them and certainly don't have a picture as nice as this

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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

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A Chiffchaff surrounded by Blackthorn blossom (I think.)
Very nice but I think it's Wild Cherry. Blackthorn has sharply-pointed side shoots.

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Very nice but I think it's Wild Cherry. Blackthorn has sharply-pointed side shoots.

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Thanks Harold. I think you are right. I had a look at the tree again yesterday and there was no sign of any thorns on the branches.

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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

Beautiful. Perfect shot.
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Re: Chiffchaff and Blossom

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