The Fieldfare and the Waxwing are fighting for the apple.
The Waxwing is not going to give in – no way!
Ok, just a small nibble while I look the other way.
Photoes taken in February 2011.
It’s 14 days to Christmas and here we have three Bohemian Waxwings in the winter snow. They like apples and fight to get to them if neccessary. We wouldn’t say no to have these beautiful vagrants here at Christmas time this year. They are so decorative and would go well with the Christmas lights.
Now it is the time of year when we can start looking forward to seeing the Waxwing. They sometimes come in huge flocks from Scandinavia or even all the way east from Siberia. This autumn a few have been spotted in the northern part of the country and the east.
We have apples for them in the garden and as you can see from the photoes they quite like them. –Now we just have to wait patiently and see if they will pay us a visit.
The photoes are taken in January 2011 and do not need explaining. During this time there were groups of Waxwings in Selfoss and we had 6 -10 in our garden most days and sometimes the birds fought for the apples.