Posts Tagged ‘Chiffchaffs’

On Red hot poker

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

On RHP 20081225, originally uploaded by Paradise in Portugal.

The Chiffchaffs love getting nectar from our Aloes during the winter …

Chiffchaff on Red hot poker

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

Chiffchaff on Red hot poker 20081224, originally uploaded by Paradise in Portugal.

… and come away with the pollen staining their bibs.

Chiffchaff

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Chiffchaff 20081212_2034 copy, originally uploaded by Paradise in Portugal.

Had time on my hands yesterday waiting to pick the kids up from school and managed to bag this little critter right out in the open. Fantastic feeling to at last get one like this instead of the usual “blur in a bush”!