Croydon Ducks - Garden Wildlife and Foxes 2020

Latest update: 14th May 2021

Photos from the garden in 2020 of foxes and birds. No fox cubs this year.

Older Photos of Garden Wildlife - 2019

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Sparrowhawk, a predator. Fortunately a rare visitor to the garden.

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Several parakeets on the feeders, and waiting their turn on the tree.

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More parakeets.

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We have a flock of maybe 30 parakeets living locally. 

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24th May 2020, lots of Starling fledglings on the lawn, learning to eat food. Quite dangenerous for them. 

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Starling fledglings drinking from the pond, they are brown, adults are darker with white dots.

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Starlings on the bread feeder.  In May they can eat two loaves of bread a day.

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Unfortunately the fledglings often drop their bread so the pigeons eat it instead.

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Bathing in the pong again.  Maybe also eating tadpoles. 

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Two starling fledglings.

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More parakeets.

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Two parakeets.

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19th November 2020, typical breakfast, cat and fox on patio, crows and collared doves eating at end of garden.

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Four collared doves today and the crow family. 

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22nd November 2020, this morning the two magpies, two crows and the fox for breakfast.

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Joined by a third magpie, unusual to see more than two. 

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Parakeets are always hungry.

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31st December 2020, the birds usually have to wait if the foxes leave them any food.

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Four collared doves. 

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21st January 2020, usually two foxes for breakfast. 

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Who sometimes fight each other.

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Sounds like children crying. 

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14th February 2020, sometimes more foxes for breakfast.  All look well fed.

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19th February 2020, only three foxes today.

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20th March 2020, three foxes again today. 

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22nd March 2020, one fox waiting for dimmer at 5pm.

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6th April 2020, breakfast again. 

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8th April 2020, waiting for breakfast. 

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13th April 2020 7pm sometimes they get food closer to the house. 

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24th April 2020 waiting for dinner at 7pm.

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4th May 2020, waiting for dinner at 8pm.

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12th May 2020, dinner. 

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19th May 2020, joined by a thinner fox, perhaps one of the weaker cubs from last summer. 

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3rd June 2020, fox waiting for dinner. 

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5th June 2020, the thin fox seems in better condition after regularly visiting for dinner. 

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5th July 2020, 8:45pm, four foxes eating while the two ducks eat bread and bird seed by the pond. 

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One fox takes a closer look at the ducks. 

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8th July 2020 10am, unusual to see foxes sitting on the lawn at this time, they should be sleeping somewhere. 

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13th July 2020, breakfast for the gang.

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14th July 2020, 7.30am, ducks and foxes are here for breakfast.

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Still waiting. 

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24th July 2020, 7.30am, another breakfast wait. 

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28th July 2020, 7:30am, four of them today. 

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5th August 2020, now waiting for dinner in the evening sunshine.

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27th August 2020, lots of leaves already, been a dry summer, trees need water. 

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28th August 2020, four foxes for dinner.  No cubs this year. 

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30th August 2020, they seem to have beter coats today...better light?

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15th September 2020, usual four for dinner. 

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6th October 2020, only two for dinner, and one crow. 

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10th October 2020, 9.30am a late breakfast for the foxes and collared doves.

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Joined by the crows.

 

 


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