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by Butterfly
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1344
Views: 383097

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Jacksparrow wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:41 pm
Magpies having a very noisy disagreement in the top of my Hazel tree. All the other birds departed before it turned nasty. :(
There was something similar on the roof of the house across the street from me, 2 couples of magpies against each other. On the roof! Why??? :rolleyes:
by Butterfly
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BIRD FEEDING
Replies: 330
Views: 128620

Re: BIRD FEEDING

I planted this red pyracantha shrub last year, and haven't noticed any interest in it from birds, even though it produced a lot of berries. Until recently, when I noticed that a couple of blackbirds and robins all over it :clap: . They come and pick berries all the time now and its almost stripped c...
by Butterfly
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: BIRD FEEDING
Replies: 330
Views: 128620

Re: BIRD FEEDING

I guess the disadvantage of those jamjar feeders is the food. You're kind of tied in to getting those jars whereas with a regular feeder I tended to mix in wild seed, suet, meal worms and even left over bran flake 'dust' from the bottom of the packet :) For small birds, and including robins, this f...
by Butterfly
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: BIRD FEEDING
Replies: 330
Views: 128620

Re: BIRD FEEDING

Anyone tried these things? https://www.livingwithbirds.com/feeders/peanut-butter-feeders/flutter-butter-de-luxe-feeder Might work better for the robins as I think they struggle a bit on the feeders. I have one of those, and it was really popular, all the birds would queue to get to it. I haven't se...
by Butterfly
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1344
Views: 383097

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Saw a grey heron on a roof of a neighbour's house :eek: , it got harassed by 3-4 magpies, it looked like a perching rights dispute :rolleyes: . It stayed for only few minutes, but it was so unusual to see such a big bird :D
by Butterfly
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: PIED WAGTAILS
Replies: 112
Views: 46920

Re: PIED WAGTAILS

I really love those cute birds :love:
by Butterfly
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I DIDN'T SEE TODAY
Replies: 3
Views: 961

Re: WHAT I DIDN'T SEE TODAY

I am not seeing anything in my garden these days as I'm waiting for the date to move to a new place. I stopped feeding birds a while ago, so they can find alternative feeding places before the winter. And I believe they all did because its so quiet and lifeless here :(
Sorry birds :(
by Butterfly
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WOOD PIGEONS
Replies: 130
Views: 65654

Re: WOOD PIGEONS

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A brand new woodie in my garden this morning :D
Apart from that, my garden is totally quiet as I had to stop all activities because I will be moving soon. I'm so sad seeing it so empty :(
by Butterfly
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1344
Views: 383097

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

I've just come back from my holiday in Greece, and while there, I saw large numbers of swallows everywhere. But really everywhere! It was just so amazing to see them in so many places and in such large numbers. They were the most common birds (apart from good old pigeons :D ) that I saw there :eek: :)
by Butterfly
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: CATS
Replies: 128
Views: 50616

Re: CATS

My attitude to visiting cats is recorded elsewhere on this forum but suffice to say none are physically harmed. This evening Mrs JS alerted me to a visitor of the moggy variety crossing my back patio. I went out to give my usual greeting and frightened it to the extent that it sped across my garden...