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Wren nesting update..........

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A mans work is never done………….


Working from dawn til whenever….Its gotta be soft, gotta be soft…. She says its gotta be soft……..


Crikey…can hardly squeeze in here now, She who must be obeyed has had a look and she says more more more………


Phew…… Im outta here…… gotta get more ,….gotta get more………

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Lovely blog Milky, love wrens, I have one thats found a way into the greenhouse went in yesterday and he was having a right go at me,lol, lovely little birds, great pictures, look forward to more updates on your wren nest :-))))))

21 Mar, 2010

 

Brilliant blog Milky , I love the pictures, Doesn't she look cosy. Will look forward to further updates. :~))

21 Mar, 2010

 

Oh Milky..the poor little blighter...working so hard to get it just right ! Do hope this is the selected nest !!!

21 Mar, 2010

 

Its sooooo exciting. That roosting pouch has got to be the best £1 you've ever spent. Lovely photos, especially the last mid flight one. The wren is one of my favourite birds.
Kathy: Sounds like the wren thinks the greenhouse is his not yours.

21 Mar, 2010

 

Lol, think you're right Dawn certainly wasn't scared of me, tiny as he was.

21 Mar, 2010

 

I didnt realise they were that cocky Kathy, thought they were shy. I wonder if he was looking to nest in the greenhouse.

21 Mar, 2010

 

They are pretty fearless little birds ! With a dynamic song !

21 Mar, 2010

 

You can certainly hear them when they're around.

21 Mar, 2010

 

Have you seen them open those tiny beaks and sing Dawn? Exquisite !

21 Mar, 2010

 

lol great caption maureen and lovely pics, im made up for you having such a lovely bird have its nest with you :o))

21 Mar, 2010

 

Certainly are BB, seems to take up residence in the greenhouse in winter Dawn, seen him in there many times, funny little things.

21 Mar, 2010

 

Great blog, Milky, he must think a lot of her (whoever she is!) to be making so much effort. I do hope she chooses this nest so we can see all the coming and goings. You realise you won't be allowed out in case you miss anything? :)

21 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Milky
I heard on the radio that it was a bad winter for wrens. Many didn't make it because of the snow and ice preventing them finding food. You're so lucky!!

21 Mar, 2010

 

brilliant milky ,so good that you can get pics so close :o)

21 Mar, 2010

 

Lucky girl to be so well cared for....If she chooses that nest Milky you`ll be on constant watch for the next few weeks......Great photo`s and blog.....

21 Mar, 2010

 

Lovely photos. I will look forward to the updates.

22 Mar, 2010

 

brilliant photo's I 'm not quick enough and miss the best bits :o)

22 Mar, 2010

 

You are doing an excellent job too - very enjoyable, keep it up ! (Why should life all labour be?)

22 Mar, 2010

 

Am enjoying keeping updated on your blog Milky, great photos again! Will be watching this space :-))

22 Mar, 2010

 

The Female Wren is sure to choose your Nest Milky just look how great its looking !!! :)

22 Mar, 2010

mad
Mad
 

Thanks Milky for keeping us informed of progress. Its so wonderful to be able to see whats going on, thanks to your great photography. Do you have a very good Zoom function or do you manage to creep very close? They're wonderful photo's. Your marvellous 99p buy is helping to save the future wren population after their disastrous winter.

22 Mar, 2010

 

Some more great photos he is working hard to impress her .

22 Mar, 2010

 

Great pictures and a lovely blog, look forward to more updates!

22 Mar, 2010

 

Absolutely brill blog loved the photos can't wait to see everything as it goes on.

22 Mar, 2010

amy
Amy
 

It's so exciting for you to be able to watch all the goings on Milky , I wouldn't get anything done ...... :o))

22 Mar, 2010

 

Brilliant photo's Milky, I do hope he's the chosen one...

22 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks all....he is certainly working hard for her lucky girl.......not exactly sure when they start egg laying, but we are certainly watching very excitedly Even old Sleeping Partner stays awake to watch the too~ing and fro~ing. with a silly grin on his face Lol Will keep you all posted.....

22 Mar, 2010

 

maureen ive just been reading up on wrens, they actually make quite a few dummy nests to detere other birds nesting close by, they dont like competion with food for their young so they also take other birds eggs and pierce them and also odd times throw young birds from nests, very terratorial birds, says you can tell a dummy nest as it just has a few lose sticks and things to make other birds think its taken, also you should see eggs about 3 weeks after nest if finished, hope this helps :o))

23 Mar, 2010

 

Sandra...Thanks for that information. The wren has been taking in so much moss that the opening is now very very small, but I havent seen any twigs or stuff like it go in. I will sday that today there has been no sign of the wren at all, and I am hoping that this is not a dummy. Maybe its albut finished and just awaiting "Madam's" arrival.....I hope so will be watching again tomorrow...with everything crossed.

23 Mar, 2010

 

all sounds good maureen so hope they take residents now :o))

23 Mar, 2010

 

Fantastic blog and photos Maureen. I have my fingers crossed for you. :-))

23 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks for update Milky so nice to know things are moving on. Surely mummy will be pleased with all the hard work that daddy has done. lol Sue x

24 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks all....will keep you informed......

24 Mar, 2010

 

Really interesting blog Milky lots of information about the wren too which I didn't know. Brilliant photos.

25 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks Homebird....

25 Mar, 2010

 

Lovely pics Milky, the wren has got to be our cutest bird I think:-)

25 Mar, 2010

 

Yes me too Bornagain....

26 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks for the update brilliant!

26 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks Lemondog.......

27 Mar, 2010

 

ive noticed dunnocks and a blackbird in my neighbours conifer trees at bottom of my garden so think they are getting nests ready, in and out all day, but dont have a view like you maureen ;o)

27 Mar, 2010

 

the 'nesting pouch' - I've never seen one - it looks fabulous and I'm know Aussie birds would just love one - i can't see the whole of it though - how did you make it??

27 Mar, 2010

 

they sell them in all garden centres here cate and other shops to, very popular now

27 Mar, 2010

 

hi milky just seen your blog great pictures makes you feel spring is here

28 Mar, 2010

 

Thank you Sanbaz - I'll have a look around - I'm in Australia and haven't seen anything like it - maybe I can introduce them to Aus!! =))

29 Mar, 2010

uma
Uma
 

Brilliant blog, Milky!

29 Mar, 2010

 

Thankyou all......will keep you updated.....Nothing happening at the moment while she is sitting in there, and I dont want to go too near....

29 Mar, 2010

 

All going to plan then Maureen. Are you getting the rain? Rain not good for nest building.

29 Mar, 2010

 

Yes Dawn its pouring here now, but the wren has finished nestbuilding and the mrs is nice and dry....The male we only see visiting a couple of times a day . The Blue tits needless to say, are still building between showers Lol

29 Mar, 2010

 

All action in your garden Maureen. Nice to see the male wren is doing all the work and Mrs is nice and dry.

29 Mar, 2010

 

Wonderful blog Maureen loved it all. As it should be the man doing all the work to obey she who must be obeyed lol

30 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks Sixpence and I agree.......we do enough for them after all......

31 Mar, 2010

 

We certainly do Maureen : O )

1 Apr, 2010

 

I disagree...... you can never do enough for us ! ......... Light blue touchpaper and retire ...Can I have a 5 minute start - I've only got little legs ...lol ;-))

1 Apr, 2010

 

Ooo Maureen looks as though we are going to have another fire work display,lol

1 Apr, 2010

 

No Muddy you cant have a head start....whatever next....get a skate board Lol ha ha ha

4 Apr, 2010

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