And David answered, "I see the windmills swinging and three tall poplar trees swaying against the sky, and a flock of fieldfares
are flying over the hill; but nought else do I see, good master.
The former, called by the Chilenos "el Turco," is as large as a fieldfare
, to which bird it has some alliance; but its legs are much longer, tail shorter, and beak stronger: its colour is a reddish brown.
IWe've had an unusually high volume of calls here at Saltholme about fieldfares
being seen in gardens.
A mixed flock of fieldfares
and redwings typically hurtling through the air, with the usual accompaniment of much loud "chacking", indeed seemed a manifestation of a modern day Viking invasion.
They are joined by parties of chattering fieldfares
, who also holiday in Wales at the same time, before heading back to Scandinavia.
Look out for various thrushes, especially blackbirds, redwings and fieldfares
In a few hours I must have seen 50,000: Redwings, Fieldfares
, Bramblings, Woodcocks, Goldcrests, Redpolls, landing in search of the first food since leaving Scandinavia.
Lush red berries are popular with blackbirds, mistle thrushes, redstarts, redwings, waxwings and fieldfares
Clive Bramhall, by email: We not only get starlings but sometimes fieldfares
and a few redwings.
There | are lots of extra visitors in the garden - redwings and fieldfares
en route from their Nordic and Arctic homes to winter feeding grounds, true birds of passage.
I was on Holy Island at daybreak in autumn last year and I saw many thousands of migrating starlings, redwings and fieldfares
coming out of the darkness straight from the sea and heading inland.
, one of the winter visitors from northern Europe have already been seen in Norfolk.