Butterfly wrote:I saw these two, what I think are robin juveniles, hanging around this morning, while my resident robin is keeping a close watch , he keeps chasing them off after a while.
And then I saw this very little bird, half robin's size, which I've never seen before, could it possibly be a wren I wonder
Butterfly wrote:I saw one pigeon landing on the feeder tray and trying to peck a starling who was there already, to knock him off! I can not tell you how angry that made me! I've seen it before pecking other pigeons, its clearly of aggressive nature, but never starlings. On top of that, another problem is their numbers (pigeons) have increased dramatically, and now there is a flock of at least 20 of them all over my garden, which drives me absolutely mad. I don't know what to do to get rid of them . I spent all afternoon getting out in the garden and shooing them away, but that scares other birds too
Willpar wrote:But that would exclude starlings as well. But you could still keep one of your feeders for them.
Jacksparrow wrote: They are easily scared just by waving a dish cloth at the window rather than emerging into the garden.
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