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by Kev
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: My new bird box
Replies: 16
Views: 969

Re: My new bird box

Brilliant. Can't wait to see the pics when they move in.
by Kev
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: DAMSELFLIES
Replies: 39
Views: 29564

Re: DAMSELFLIES

A couple from my walk last week

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by Kev
Sat May 09, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BLACKBIRDS
Replies: 441
Views: 269680

Re: BLACKBIRDS

I know what you mean about being a female maybe. Just looked a bit more of a novice at flying in the way it clattered on to the window sill and then looked mightily relieved to have made it. I very very rarely get the blackbirds up here and then it's nearly always the male. They tend to stick to the...
by Kev
Thu May 07, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BLACKBIRDS
Replies: 441
Views: 269680

Re: BLACKBIRDS

Hope so. I'll keep an eye out over the next few days I don't normally get the blackbirds up here. I guess I don't really have the sort of food they're after and they're not quite as nimble as the blueies.
by Kev
Thu May 07, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BLACKBIRDS
Replies: 441
Views: 269680

Re: BLACKBIRDS

I just heard a clatter at the window (I know they're dirty Placi - I'm decorating :D ) Managed to slowly grab my phone and get a picture of this chunky chappy. Fledgeling blackbird? There's a pair that I'm pretty sure live in the large hedge at the front of the apartment block. I hope it hasn't chos...
by Kev
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: ROBINS
Replies: 272
Views: 174696

Re: ROBINS

I think you need to sit out in the garden for a reasonable time so they get used to you being there and throw food at ever shortening distances and eventually they'll gain the trust. Robin's are especially brave. I have a friend who gardens a lot and the robin will come down and pretty much sit and ...
by Kev
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: ROBINS
Replies: 272
Views: 174696

Re: ROBINS

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by Kev
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: ROBINS
Replies: 272
Views: 174696

Re: ROBINS

I have a friend who trains a Robin every year to be hand fed.

The one this year seems like he fancies a bit more than just mealworms!!

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by Kev
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Baron von Berlepsch nestbox.
Replies: 3
Views: 2076

Re: Baron von Berlepsch nestbox.

Probably depends on the size of tenant you're after.
by Kev
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BIRD FEEDING
Replies: 413
Views: 236398

Re: BIRD FEEDING

Several of the blueys coming to my feeder at the moment have beaks full of moss and grass. They be nest building :) My favourite time of the year!