Feathered Friends - Show Me A Photo Contest Round 16 - Busy Birds

New competition from @nelinoeva, and this week's topic is - BUSY BIRDS

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The common chaffinch or simply the chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
This photo epitomizes the proverb "worries is full of mouth". This father of the family collected several caterpillars for the nestlings.

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The common whitethroat (Curruca communis)
And this gray bird was looking for something in the bushes at the edge. Coming closer, she took off and sat on a branch and I saw a feather in her beak. And she was going to use this feather to build a nest.

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The Eurasian bullfinch, common bullfinch or bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
It is quite rare to meet a bullfinch in spring forest. They are very secretive. And even this bullfinch I saw by chance. He collected scraps of bark from the branches. Apparently used it as bedding for the nest.

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The fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)
Well, here the construction of the nest is in full swing. True, in a not very good place for this, near a transformer of an electrical substation.

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The great tit (Parus major)
A titwas sitting on a branch and was picking out something. Then she took it somewhere. Apparently it was a suitable material for a home.

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The long-tailed tit or long-tailed bushtit (Aegithalos caudatus)
And here this bird is not just sitting, oh no. The nest is not yet ready, their nests are in the form of a ball, somewhat like a bee hive.
This bird crumpled what it was, pressed the material to make it stronger.

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The Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus)
It was during such a funny activity that I discovered this amazing bird. I have no idea why she wanted this plastic bag. I know that kites decorate their nests with this. Did the oriole also decide to use it as a material.

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The European pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)

If you look closely, you can see that this bird is holding a couple of some thin flaps in her beak. It is immediately clear that she is building a nest.

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Not only the birds are busy, but also the chipmunk, diligently picks berries by his cheeks to bring them home to the "storage rooms".😀
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