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by Jacksparrow
Tue Dec 07, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Sparrows
Replies: 72
Views: 56403

Re: Sparrows

I am blessed with a good flock of Sparrows and I have mentioned before that they hold noisy meetings in the ivy on my back fence. Today was one of those days. They had gathered by about 10 a.m. and remained there until at least 12.30. The noise was incredible for such small birds. I think they hunke...
by Jacksparrow
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Feral Pigeons
Replies: 74
Views: 24382

Re: Feral Pigeons

Walter the one-legged pigeon was down feeding today. I hadn't seen him for a few weeks and given the current weather we're enjoying I was relieved.
by Jacksparrow
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: ROBINS
Replies: 279
Views: 200904

Re: ROBINS

Hi, I have befriended a robin. he doesn’t sit on my hand yet but he touches my hand and flies around very close to me. I am feeding him with small amounts of oats every day for few months now. I thought that maybe I could make a nice surprise for my little friend today and I bought some dried mealw...
by Jacksparrow
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: MICE
Replies: 46
Views: 38161

Re: MICE

Cats kill for fun. They inherit an instinct to hunt and most of them enjoy fulfilling that part of their make-up. :cat2: Cats have been tamed, and humans managed to teach them to use a litter tray. There are courses and help groups to help you teach your cat use litter tray. Something that's not pa...
by Jacksparrow
Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: MICE
Replies: 46
Views: 38161

Re: MICE

Cats kill for fun. They inherit an instinct to hunt and most of them enjoy fulfilling that part of their make-up. :cat2:
by Jacksparrow
Mon Nov 29, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Feral Pigeons
Replies: 74
Views: 24382

Re: Feral Pigeons

I heard these tiny squeaky voices coming from pigeon's nests near the high street today, in this freezing cold weather :faint: . Poor little ones must be feeling this cold more than the others. You have to give it to them, they are such a tough birds :nod: You have highlighted the pigeon's secret o...
by Jacksparrow
Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: BLACKBIRDS
Replies: 467
Views: 310303

Re: BLACKBIRDS

All was well with the world today. More Blackbirds than I've seen for a while and they were all arguing over the food and chasing one another. :blackbird: :fence:
by Jacksparrow
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Hedgehogs
Topic: Your Garden Hedgehogs
Replies: 1306
Views: 810924

Re: Your Garden Hedgehogs

I have not seen a Hog for some time. They are still visiting as I found a fairly fresh CC in the front garden today.
by Jacksparrow
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: CATS
Replies: 170
Views: 116475

Re: CATS

Butterfly wrote:
Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:49 pm
Willpar wrote:
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:47 am
That is cats alright JS. Always someone elses garden. They know they are welcome in mine, and run as soon as they see me.
Is welcoming both, birds and cats, to your garden wise Willpar :eek: :laugh:
I'm sure Willpar doesn't need welcome cats as they will just rock-up uninvited.
by Jacksparrow
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1796
Views: 929284

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

My super friendly birds have all been Blackbirds. I have never quite got one eating out of my hands but then again I've never tried too hard. :)