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by Jacksparrow
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Pond Life
Topic: FROGS
Replies: 162
Views: 57511

Re: FROGS

The cooler weather means the frogs have disappeared again :nod:
This time last years the temperature was in the 20s and we had loads of them. This year.. :cold2: :raining: :windy:
by Jacksparrow
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1375
Views: 413163

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

The feral pigeons have been diving me crackers this afternoon :grumpy: . I've had ferals visiting for years and mostly they have been well behaved. The current crowd includes one who cannot resist trying to feed from the hanging feeders. Not only does it eat lots of seed in a small period of time bu...
by Jacksparrow
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: ROBINS
Replies: 227
Views: 107513

Re: ROBINS

Rexit, sitting on top of the feeder cage waiting for brekkers - obediently sallied forth and heard close by the tiny "whisper call", sotto voce , presumably from his beloved, Rubella :unsure: :shrug:. He selected a sunflower heart and took it into the pyrawotsit :love: :hug2: :cry2: Young love .......
by Jacksparrow
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Pond Life
Topic: FROGS
Replies: 162
Views: 57511

Re: FROGS

A frog in each pond today. I am a little concerned that the freshly relined pond will not be able to support any tadpoles should there be any spawn deposited. Their usual first food is the green algae that has accumulated on the liner underwater. At present there is very little and even less margina...
by Jacksparrow
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BIRD FEEDING
Replies: 358
Views: 137560

Re: BIRD FEEDING

Placido wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:16 am
"... manufactured a cage ..." !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :eek: :) :eek: :) :eek: :) :eek: :)
I see a merger on the horizon .......

Honest Jackplac (Wildlife Equipment) Inc.
Too late I already sold the rights to Amazebay Megacorps Worldwide.Inc :woohoo: :banana: :goodvibes:
by Jacksparrow
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Hedgehogs
Topic: Your Garden Hedgehogs
Replies: 1195
Views: 401449

Re: Your Garden Hedgehogs

I have yet to see any "signs" that I am having visits. I will have to set the trailcam and see what ,if anything, turns up. :)
by Jacksparrow
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BIRD FEEDING
Replies: 358
Views: 137560

Re: BIRD FEEDING

Descent into gloom :weep: - a magpie has discovered a way to hang onto a suet cake holder :sadbanana: I had a similar problem when a family of Jackdaws mastered the art of clinging to the fat ball feeder :( . They made very short work of a good many FBs before I found a way to prevent them. Well go...
by Jacksparrow
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Plants
Topic: TREES
Replies: 76
Views: 30877

Re: TREES

Placido wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:23 am
:yes:
All back to normal - LTTs happy but a little dim :rolleyes:
:yes: :wave2:
by Jacksparrow
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BIRD FEEDING
Replies: 358
Views: 137560

Re: BIRD FEEDING

Placido wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:12 pm
Descent into gloom :weep: - a magpie has discovered a way to hang onto a suet cake holder :sadbanana:
I had a similar problem when a family of Jackdaws mastered the art of clinging to the fat ball feeder :( . They made very short work of a good many FBs before I found a way to prevent them.
by Jacksparrow
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Plants
Topic: TREES
Replies: 76
Views: 30877

Re: TREES

Well, Rob, and Finn :yummy: :love: - have already been, lopped and gone !! Lovely job. Actually it took them more time to clear up than do the work. Interesting thing: had to move the suet cakes from the silver birch into, temporarily, the rowan. As expected, no prob for the blueys - they solved th...