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by Jacksparrow
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1284
Views: 309995

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

I noticed today that my Sparrow terrace inhabitants are again feeding youngsters. I know for certain this is the second brood so they are having a good year. :nod:
by Jacksparrow
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: STARLINGS
Replies: 341
Views: 118759

Re: STARLINGS

I have just had a small flock of very noisy Sturklets visit. Their breeding season has been quite long this year. :nod:
by Jacksparrow
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Gardening
Topic: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??
Replies: 284
Views: 117353

Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Over <<<<<< in the wild flower garden ( :rolleyes: ) a new inhabitant has infiltrated :eek:. Watched it develop and couldn't identify it until today when the buds began to show that it would be a yellow flower. It's a Common St John's Wort which is ever so good for depression, anxiety and suchlike ...
by Jacksparrow
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Hedgehogs
Topic: Your Garden Hedgehogs
Replies: 1119
Views: 314490

Re: Your Garden Hedgehogs

peregrine wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:28 am
They can have it 'rent free' if they come back.
....and I thought you were a true Scot :D
by Jacksparrow
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: STARLINGS
Replies: 341
Views: 118759

Re: STARLINGS

For the earliest of the fledglings I think it is just about time for the first moult. It is a slow process but the start of September should see it complete.
by Jacksparrow
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Hedgehogs
Topic: Your Garden Hedgehogs
Replies: 1119
Views: 314490

Re: Your Garden Hedgehogs

peregrine wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:27 am
Other half saw couple of hedgehogs out the front two nights ago. Just ordered a Heggie House and some Hoggie food. They better come back
Don't set the rent too high :shake:
by Jacksparrow
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BLACKBIRDS
Replies: 367
Views: 136582

Re: BLACKBIRDS

Trenches ?!?!?! :eek: :dogrun: What do you know that we don't know. Good for the blackies - as a breed, robins are lazy likkle blighters ...... or maybe your robins have kicked the youngsters out of the nests whilst the blackbirds are still feeding young. The Blackies are still feeding young uns. M...
by Jacksparrow
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Pond Life
Topic: FROGS
Replies: 146
Views: 42733

Re: FROGS

I spotted the first Froglet of the new season today. :frog: :woohoo:
by Jacksparrow
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Gardening
Topic: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??
Replies: 284
Views: 117353

Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Hawkweed 2019 002.JPG This is worth photographing: it's a new hawkweed popped open today - but it's on a very, very short stem, no more than one inch long. An adaptation to hostile circumstances. How to flower even though a mower keeps on chopping off your head. Charles Darwin would have been proud...
by Jacksparrow
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BLACKBIRDS
Replies: 367
Views: 136582

Re: BLACKBIRDS

The last couple of days for reasons I will not bore you with I have been digging trenches in the back lawn. Although the Robin has come for a look by far the most interested parties have been my Blackbirds. There have been easy meals available for the observant and they have easily been the most obs...