June 23 , 2012
Birdwatching Dot Com
Time for a chat?
It's not every day that a yellow-breasted chat drops in to my garden and looks me over. In fact this morning was the first time such a thing has ever happened!
Photo copyright 2012 Michael and Diane Porter
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from This Morning Outside
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