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BLACKBIRDS

Postby JooMoo » Sat May 31, 2014 2:05 pm

I have a few blackies in my garden, but one of them is "on the change"

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He does seem to get picked on a bit
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat May 31, 2014 2:12 pm

Good one :photo: Joomoo I have his twin brother most days. :)
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Biker » Sat May 31, 2014 4:27 pm

That's odd. I have the brother of his twin brother most other days..... :blackbird:
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Postby Jacksparrow » Tue Jun 03, 2014 7:32 pm

Today I had a pair of Blackbirds investigating the ivy on my front garden wall where the last nest tragically failed. I will be keeping a close eye on proceedings to see if another nest is started. :)
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Postby peregrine » Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:19 pm

Male Blackbird comes into the garden daily. Has a bath when he's here but doesn't bring his towel. :rofl: :haha:
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Postby Biker » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:42 am

Had two male Blackbirds on the fence this morning. Both looked like adults, but they seem to be working together rather than acting territorial. Thought that they may be related.
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Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:52 pm

It has been a miserable day at the chateau today with persistent rain :rain: but my favourite Blackie has been keeping dry under the cover of my back patio. He has been going out into the rain occasionally but only to try and see off other males. :blackbird:
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby JooMoo » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:50 pm

I found a dead baby blackbird on my lawn this afternoon.
It looked intact apart from its head. I then spotted it all bent under, but the next had face was red and looked eaten away. There were a few feathers a few yards away, but there was no damage to the body at all. Very strange.
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:36 pm

JooMoo wrote:I found a dead baby blackbird on my lawn this afternoon.
It looked intact apart from its head. I then spotted it all bent under, but the next had face was red and looked eaten away. There were a few feathers a few yards away, but there was no damage to the body at all. Very strange.

Sounds like Moggy work to me. They kill for fun.
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