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Re: Robin

Postby Placido » Fri May 18, 2018 9:31 am

Well ! That was quick.

Lots of robins around the chateau, Jacksparrow :). Excellent.
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Re: Robin

Postby nuthatch » Fri May 18, 2018 5:16 pm

That's how good they are and how it should be - nest only discoverable, if at all, long after everyone has left :)
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Re: Robin

Postby Placido » Sat May 26, 2018 6:31 pm

Early this morn 'my' robin came onto the patio wall right in front of the kitchen window. This is his winter behaviour when asking for food. Hurried with his breakfast, and watched him fly off with a suet insect pellet in his beak.
Later (elevenses :rolleyes:) he did the same thing. Second brood I think :nod:.
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Re: Robin

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat May 26, 2018 7:44 pm

I have seen one of my Robins gathering nesting material. It looks like round two(or maybe three) is starting. :)
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Re: Robin

Postby Placido » Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:20 pm

Sub-teenage robin :clap:. Copying other birds at the ground feeder cage. Went out with suet pellets and sunflower hearts (guaranteed to hook a new Best Mate !!). He/she stayed when other birds flew into the shrubbery to watch - put offering down gently and retired, speaking softly.
He/she was straight in. I think this one will be around come winter :D.
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Re: Robin

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:06 pm

I still have a nest being serviced. I hope the adults are finding sufficient food for the nestlings. :nod:
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Re: Robin

Postby Placido » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:23 am

V. pleased to hear that :nod:. The more the merrier.
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Re: Robin

Postby Placido » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:44 am

Bobbin, the Best Mate, brought his eldest (second brood) this morning for formal introductions. Occasionally this has happened before and I think it must be imprinting the youngster with my special whistle and the link with food. Sort of Barmy But Harmless.
Very privileged :).
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Re: Robin

Postby Willpar » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:15 pm

Had a robin on the wall outside front door this morning.
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Re: Robin

Postby Placido » Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:01 am

:clap: Great news, Willpar !!
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