The saddest part of it was that the poor little chaffinch
fluttered about the bushes, looking so reproachfully at us that we knew she thought we had done it, and though David tried to explain to her, it was so long since he had spoken the bird language that I fear she did not understand.
Much as I know'd the birds' names in the hedges to be chaffinch
, sparrer, thrush.
He received thirty sous per day, and for a month he returned to his lodgings gay as a chaffinch
, and affable toward his master.
The most curious fact is the perfect gradation in the size of the beaks in the different species of Geospiza, from one as large as that of a hawfinch to that of a chaffinch
, and (if Mr.
The slightly stuttering but essentially cheerful chatter of a cock chaffinch
was to be heard here last weekend.
More than 626,000 birds were counted in Scottish gardens, with the house sparrow topping the list, then the starling, chaffinch
, blackbird and blue tit.
The developers then suggested other alternative road names - which the council have deemed appropriate- and they are Chaffinch
, Dove and Goldcrest.
Patrice appeared to be acting suspiciously on Chaffinch
Walk and was detained, Kirklees Magistrates' Court heard.
42pm, a hose reel was required to put out a fire in Chaffinch
Way, Duffryn, where fireworks were lit and put in a car.
The view from Skelton Green, by John Rymer, of Skelton Green Whitby Abbey, by Ian McMillan, of Stockton A perfect sunny day in Whitby, by Ian Laurie, of Egglescliffe Amazing art carved out of sand on Redcar, by Ann Willis, of Guisborough Autumn near Buttermere, by Karen Stevens, of Ingleby Barwick Harkerside, above Reeth in Swaledale, by John Carter, of Stockton Birk Brow early morning, by Glen O'Brien, of Nunthorpe Dragonfly, by Ralph Barker, of Stokesley The remains of the Rosedale Ironstone Industry, by Derek Whiting, of Stokesley Saltburn, by Pierre Cooper, of Middlesbrough Sailing boats on Lockwood Beck, by Ian Whitham, of Marske Female chaffinch
, by Steve Hanley, Saltburn, by Norman Willey, of Marton Eddie at Huntcliffe, by Norman Willey, of Marton
Background : The blue chaffinch
is a species endemic to the Canary Islands.
BOTTOM GEAR We have mastered padded bras and now we've padded knickers aimed at female cyclists to stop their chaffinch