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Bird Life on Buddlea Bush Seeds


We have had a problem on our Buddlea Bush this year which is noted on another blog.

This problem has meant that we have been unable to prune the dead flower blooms from the plant which are located towards the top of the bush.

The bonus that this has had is that the bush has been inundated with birds coming to feed on the dead blooms seed pods.

We have had Blue Tits,Great Tits, Bearded Tits, Long Tailed Tits, Goldcrest and Goldfinch in large numbers often all at the same time. One day last week we counted more than 30 long-tailed tits and blue tits all at the same time.

So our rather dead looking buddlea has brought some bonus to us!

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Lucky lucky you, I'm lucky to see one of those beautiful birds.

17 Oct, 2010


What good news...a real bonus having all the birds visit, Chris.

We were getting an increase of a few birds up until a week or so ago (after seeds too) but now they don't seem to be around...really puzzled by that.

Can you get any photos of these visitors? Would be nice to see them in action.

17 Oct, 2010


Thats great, I have two bushes in my garden and have also noticed that the birds flock to them, unfortunately one was overhanging the pathway so I had to give it a good pruning rather early,the birds lost out on that one....

17 Oct, 2010


The bluetits are tucking in to mine as well...

18 Oct, 2010

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