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Now, where DID that woodpecker go? Bird plays hide and seek with sparrowhawk.
from Mail Online

Now, where DID that woodpecker go? Bird plays hide and seek with sparrowhawk

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 6 December 2010

Thousands of starlings surround a lone bird of prey which had swooped down to pick off a straggler. "Starlings have a very particular way of defending themselves from their predators like falcons and harriers. They form a large tightly packed flock and mob their enemy, scaring it off, frequently expanding and contracting and changing shape."

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English Robin. They liked to come around whenever we were gardening, hoping we'd turn up some bugs or worms for them.

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