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By Milky


Starling

This Loner has started visiting us, always on his own, and if any other starling come down he sees them off.......even though he only looks to be a youngster



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He he must be a male they always think of their stomach lol lovely photo Maureen well captured

13 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks Morgana......He is greedy...once he lands he doesnt stop as long as there is something there

13 Nov, 2009

 

Getting his build up for winter months ahead lol show me a man that is'nt greedy and doesn t stop till it s all gone lol

13 Nov, 2009

 

He is so cute though, think I would be out pampering him!

13 Nov, 2009

 

he is cute maureen and yes he does look young :o)

13 Nov, 2009

 

I can manage to get about 3 feet from him if I move slowly Pansy...but he just sits and watches me...like he is daring me to get any closer

13 Nov, 2009

 

Lovely photo, showing all his speckles.

13 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks Sanbaz.....

13 Nov, 2009

 

Starlings decend on our garden in a flock and are soooo noisy.

13 Nov, 2009

 

If he eats any more I'm sure he'll burst Milky -hee hee!

13 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks Bob and Skillen....They usually flock tpo our garden, but since this one's arrival, he sees them all off....definately a bully boy.........

13 Nov, 2009

 

We get so many now Milky we just make them a dish of lard and oats ..they may as well have this as raid everything else ..followed Clarices recipe .

They bathe en masse in the pond and leave a fat slick across it..

14 Nov, 2009

 

Great, clear shot Milky, I can count the feathers!

14 Nov, 2009

 

Good idea Bonkers, and thanks Gunner

14 Nov, 2009

 

I like him, its a great photo Maureen.
How strange that he's a loner, like the others say, they're usually in a flock. Guess he likes his own company.

14 Nov, 2009

 

No this one Dawn....and he lets you get quite close to him as well....

14 Nov, 2009

 

lovely photo Milky

15 Nov, 2009

 

Could do with him here to chase the starlings of my garden.

15 Nov, 2009

 

I shall send him up to you Clarice......he he

15 Nov, 2009

 

How unusual. They always seem to visit our garden in large flocks. I don't think I've ever seen a lone one . Mind you, there were nests this year in the cionifer next door, so they don't have far to come!

15 Nov, 2009

 

A Wonderful Photo Milky :)

16 Nov, 2009

 

Yes Paul...he does seem to be a strange one.......Thanks Jacque

16 Nov, 2009

 

A smashing pic Milky.......he looks a real cutie . We've had such a lot in the garden since putting out the bird food....poor little ones stand no chance with these thugs getting everything....:o(

16 Nov, 2009

 

Your right Janey....they are thugs, but isnt it funny how it takes just one to come and they all come....and they all want the same scrap of bread....Lol

16 Nov, 2009

 

we have the BULLIES in our flock of starlings. It's almost like hens with their pecking order. They are usually very family orientated birds and keep together in flocks. They are very talkative birds and when they visit our garden they swoop down and take everything available on the lawn.

17 Nov, 2009

 

They really are handsome little birds and you've caught this so well Milky. Have you seen their beautiful flock aerobatics? I think it was Bill Oddie?? who voted that the most amazing sight he had seen....or something like that:-)

17 Nov, 2009

 

Great pic Milky

17 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks Lindak Bornagain and Cottage.....Yes indeed, when you see them close up they have some fantastic colours , and I agree they are very noisy.....I have seen some of their areobatics Bornagain, and I agree quite amazing.........

17 Nov, 2009

 

Although not my favourite bird, this is a really good shot, he looks well fed to say the least.

18 Nov, 2009

 

Been taking lessons off SP Dotty........Lol...

18 Nov, 2009

 

another great photo Milky
you made a starling look good
John47

20 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks John........

20 Nov, 2009

 

I never get starlings here, I have lived in this village for 13 years in 4 different houses in different parts of the village and never a starling. Nor do I see them when I go into surrounding towns/villages.....strange isn't it? Yet I do see them on the West Coast of Wales when I go there......competing with the seagulls for food!

26 Nov, 2009

 

Oh Dear Potty........maybe you dont butter the bread enough for them he he he Lol........

26 Nov, 2009

 

:o)

27 Nov, 2009

 

Great pic Milky.

13 Dec, 2009

 

Well Thankyou Toto......Thought you had gone underground......

14 Dec, 2009

 

Not just yet Milky. My computer has not been well and had to go to the doctors. It is better now. Bet you have been out celebrating my demise. Was it good while it lasted? Unfortunately for all GOY members I am back so the celebrations can now cease.

14 Dec, 2009

 

Course not Toto...We shall be dancing in the streets now your back.......:>)

14 Dec, 2009



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