BLACKBIRDS

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Butterfly » Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:53 am

That's good Willpar, they are lovely birds :blackbird: , I haven't seen a blackbird for months :shake:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Willpar » Tue Oct 05, 2021 7:46 pm

One of the blackbirds looks to be a juvenile female. Can get to within a few feet of it before it flies off. But not far, just on the top of the hedge.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Jacksparrow » Tue Oct 05, 2021 7:50 pm

I have some more who have returned. They're plundering my grapes at present which is is fine as it is partly why I grow them. :nod:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Willpar » Wed Oct 06, 2021 7:14 pm

Cant beat fresh food.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:50 pm

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:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Willpar » Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:47 am

Had a male blackbird in the car park this morning. Helping itself to live mealworms. Ate quite a few.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Butterfly » Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:42 pm

Blackbirds are finally back in my garden, saw 2 of them having food :woohoo:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Willpar » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:40 pm

Good news, have several of them at the moment.

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Jacksparrow » Tue Dec 21, 2021 9:10 pm

The Blackbirds living in my garden at present seem a little different to those that have gone before. The males mostly had black beaks rather than the usual yellow and the females appear quite dark in colour. This year they have stripped my cotoneasters of berries when previously they have been left for the Woodies. I have not made friends yet although they have realised that I'm the provider of sultanas so my movements are closely monitored. One of the females tends to ignore me and carry on with her business. The one thing that hasn't changed is their willingness to argue and chase one another around. :blackbird: :blackbird: :nod:

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Re: BLACKBIRDS

Post by Willpar » Tue Dec 21, 2021 10:13 pm

Have noticed females in my garden look darker.

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