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Rare sighting of a feathered friend?

I recently put out our bird feeders, cleaned and filled for the onset of winter.

A couple of hours later, my wife mentioned she had noticed a bird she had not seen before. After describing it to me I was certain what she had seen was a nuthatch. Later that morning the bird returned and it was indeed a nuthatch. I would be interested to know if this was an unusual sighting as I was not aware their range extended to the west of Scotland. We have also seen the return of an almost all white goldfinch which appeared last winter.

Bill Cumming,

60 Golfview, Bearsden.

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