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Re: BIRD FEEDING

Postby greenfinch2 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:40 am

The Sturks have started to gather on the roof tops at teatime I still have a very quiet garden and feeders .
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Re: BIRD FEEDING

Postby Jacksparrow » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:52 pm

The last few days have seen a big upturn in birds looking for food as is to be expected but one particular item has outshone all the others for popularity. That is fresh water. They have been queueing up to get at it both to drink and bathe(brrrrrrrrr)
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Re: BIRD FEEDING

Postby Placido » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:45 pm

I liked your apples which attracted the redwings, Jacksparrow. Surely they count as a drink.
I forgot about apples - MEMO: buy apples and soften 'em up. Photograph hordes of redwings.
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Re: BIRD FEEDING

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:09 pm

Placido wrote:I liked your apples which attracted the redwings, Jacksparrow. Surely they count as a drink.
I forgot about apples - MEMO: buy apples and soften 'em up. Photograph hordes of redwings.

I'd forgotten to get some apples to soften up too. The birds had to make do with the cheapest Lidl would sell me and a little on the firm side :nod:
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Re: BIRD FEEDING

Postby Placido » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:35 pm

Marks & Sparks' Christmas cake goes down a storm with any feathered thing you care to mention.
Can't wait to try 'em with the Christmas pudding from the same source .......

Santa got something right.
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Re: BIRD FEEDING

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:42 pm

Placido wrote:Marks & Sparks' Christmas cake goes down a storm with any feathered thing you care to mention.
Can't wait to try 'em with the Christmas pudding from the same source .......

Santa got something right.

I have no doubt my birds would be similarly impressed should they get the opportunity. No sweetmeats of any derivation find their way to my bird table unless they are very very very stale indeed :shake: . 4 days after Chrimbo is much too soon. :nod:
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