Common Starling bathing

Common Starling (with female House Sparrow)

Common Starling (with female House Sparrow)

The bird baths in our garden give us many hours of entertainment. There is a constant stream of birds coming to drink, especially during the hotter months.

Quite often the antics of the birds bathing makes us laugh. This Common starling really got into the idea of having a thorough bathe. The result was not a pretty look – not like their usual sleek and well kept plumage. The new ‘hair-do’ … or should that be ‘feather-do’ might catch on.

The female House Sparrow in the back ground had to wait her turn for a bath – or was that a drink?

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