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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Placido » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:17 am

Trebles all round :D !!!
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby nuthatch » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:41 am

Have just seen a Mrs Blackbird going from place to place in the garden with a huge beakful of nesting material :blackbird:
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:02 pm

nuthatch wrote:Have just seen a Mrs Blackbird going from place to place in the garden with a huge beakful of nesting material :blackbird:

A good sign. Do you think the nest will be in your garden?
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Placido » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:03 pm

Sounds like a second brood. Good for you, Nuthatch :yes:.
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Jacksparrow » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:30 pm

The occupants of my Blackbird nest have now fledged. It/they have left the nest and taken up home in a nearby bush. The parents are still feeding them so they may have been a little early leaving the nest. No sightings thus far. :shake:
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Placido » Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:25 am

What a thrill, Jacksparrow. Good for the blackies (and for the secluded quiet of the rolling acres de le chateau grounds :rolleyes:).
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:53 pm

No sightings of the newly fledged as yet although they/it seems to have relocated by a couple of feet.
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Placido » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:03 am

We're hourly expecting :photo: :photo:
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:44 pm

An hour or so before dusk last night I caught a glimpse of a young Blackie in the area that the male had been heading with the food. It then disappeared with a mad fluttering of wings and I have seen nothing since. There has been no sign of feeding activity today so I'm assuming the youngster have moved on.
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Jacksparrow » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:07 pm

Most of us will have seen our Blackies sunbathing. Here are a couple of mine.
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