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Placido
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Re: Robin

Post by Placido » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:43 am

Rexit is feeding nestlings :shrug:. The timing is wrong but we're all being run ragged.
I found some frozen mealworms in the freezer and am dispensing same to his great joy. He's fluttering up the window to catch my attention, "More please !!" :D

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Re: Robin

Post by Willpar » Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:15 pm

Nice to see placi, not seen it myself. I don't seem to get robins during the breeding season for some reason.

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Re: Robin

Post by Placido » Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:31 pm

That's odd, Willpar - mealworms and all that .....

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Re: Robin

Post by Willpar » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:21 pm

Just seen a robin go into a feeder. It ate a suet pellet or two and took another with it. First time I have seen that during breeding season. Are usually winter feeders for me.

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Re: Robin

Post by Placido » Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:41 pm

Took a suet pellet away, Willpar ...... chances are there is a nest, and babies, nearby !!
Congratz :clap:

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Re: Robin

Post by Willpar » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:16 pm

Was a nice surprise to see it. Even more surprised it found something to eat with all the starlings about.

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Re: Robin

Post by Butterfly » Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:13 pm

I saw a juvenile robin helping him/herself to some suet pellets when there was no other birds around, so happy :woohoo: :D
It clearly waited for a quiet time, feeling insecure and vulnerable :hug2:

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Re: Robin

Post by Placido » Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:37 am

Rexit brought No. 1 fledgie yesterday to learn the layout of the garden and where the grub comes from :munch: :feedbirds: . He's still feeding the youngster but that won't continue for very long.
This may be the crown prince and, obviously, his name is Rex
And so the cycle continues year after year. Very comforting :hug2: :yes:

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Re: Robin

Post by Jacksparrow » Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:07 pm

You have a nice line of succession going on there Placi. No doubt Rexit will look to assert his authority in a short while but young Rex will be keeping a watching brief ready to pick up the baton.

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Re: Robin

Post by Butterfly » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:22 am

I saw my dear robin looking like this yesterday:
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It can't be seen on that picture as it was hard to take it without disturbing him, but he has some rough looking feathers, and it looked like he was in a fight and hurt :( . I wanted to try and catch him, as he was just outside the door, and put him in a comfortable box with some food and water, to help him recover maybe, but by the time I found a box he was gone.
Haven't seen him today :(

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