BLACKBIRDS

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Butterfly
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Butterfly » Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:05 pm

This is another blackbird fledgling, super cute :love: , dad was keeping a watchful eye from the nearby tree :)
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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Willpar » Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:38 pm

Nice one butterfly.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Butterfly » Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:41 pm

I saw a male blackbird harassing one fledgling earlier :( , such a bully :grumpy:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Jacksparrow » Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:23 pm

Butterfly wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:41 pm
I saw a male blackbird harassing one fledgling earlier :( , such a bully :grumpy:
To be fair to Blackbirds in general that's the way they operate. They just don't like other birds in what they regard as their territory. He's not seeing a baby he's just seeing another bird invading his space. :nod:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Butterfly » Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:26 pm

You are right Jack, he is probably just making sure that the young one knows who's the boss :nod: , plus, I think that fledgling belongs to the male that he had few fights with which doesn't improve his mood I guess :rolleyes:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by peregrine » Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:24 am

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Finally getting Blackbird chicks. This one came but no parent. Must be fully fledged and on its own.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Willpar » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:15 pm

Nice one peregrine.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:12 pm

I only have one Blackbird still in the garden. The remainder have departed to get rid of the old feathers and grow the new.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Jacksparrow » Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:13 pm

There I was at ten o'clock this morning sat in the dining room enjoying my morning coffee when out of the corner of my eye I see a brown shape shoot underneath the table I'm sat at :eek: A little nonplussed I start looking for my visitor under the table when suddenly a female Blackie popped into the window but this time she's inside instead of the normal outside. I pause for a second as I realise a panicked B/bird is going to cause havoc among Mrs JS's treasured ornaments. The bird makes one attempt to fly through the window pane and falls onto the window sill. I approached cautiously and managed to reach the large opener. I opened it slowly and she exited with a defiant tweet and cluck. No harm was done save the little deposits left on the carpet and window sill :( My visitor had come in through the back door and walked all through the house to the front.I saw her again about half an hour later scuttling around as though nothing had happened :rolleyes: .

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