After tea we spent an hour or so in the back garden enjoying the return of dry weather after days of heavy showers - about 1.5 inches of rain recently. I was trying to video some of the singing birds while Penny sprawled on the grass out and supervised.
During this a juvenile Blackbird arrived, had a drink from one of the pools of rain water and then slowly wandered over the lawn to the Birdy Bistro, passing less than a couple of metres from me and giving time for some close shots:
On the whole the local Blackbirds are very trusting and one will often come down while I am topping up the feeders.
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