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[personal profile] highlyeccentric posting in [community profile] common_nature
I get the impression these are perfectly normal birds in the UK, but they're quite a novelty to me. Those fancy collars! There were three in the yard of the pub we stayed in, but they wouldn't sit still to be photographed. Here's one from the walk into town:

Date: 2017-07-20 02:30 pm (UTC)
iddewes: (robin)
From: [personal profile] iddewes
Common all over Europe, not just the UK. ;)

Date: 2017-07-22 07:28 am (UTC)
iddewes: (robin)
From: [personal profile] iddewes
How odd! There are loads in Germany. Maybe Switzerland is too clean so there is no rubbish for them to eat.

Date: 2017-07-20 02:33 pm (UTC)
redsixwing: Red-winged angel staring at a distant star. (Default)
From: [personal profile] redsixwing
Such a pretty bird!

Date: 2017-07-20 07:49 pm (UTC)
alatefeline: Painting of a cat asleep on a book. (Default)
From: [personal profile] alatefeline
Birdie!

Date: 2017-07-21 03:14 pm (UTC)
airlass: (Default)
From: [personal profile] airlass
We have tonnes of these in our garden! They're wood pigeons :) I didn't realise they weren't common outside of Europe!

Date: 2017-07-21 04:43 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] manuleanders
Common but pretty, although not loved by many. :/

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