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By Sanbaz


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this lovely fella has been in my garden today but ive found it hard to get a shot, no matter how quiet i was opening the door he disapeared, so had to wait and make do with shots from the house, its been so windy and my patio doors werent very clear, sorry



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Whats he/she eating, no snow but garden is so wet...

16 Jan, 2010

 

hi carol eating mash/veg mix from lastnights dinner, seemed to enjoy it to ;o)), they like seed, pond weed, insects and fruit to i read :o)

16 Jan, 2010

 

Wonder if its ever had mash before, wonder if he's come from Marton Mere?

16 Jan, 2010

 

i bet he hasnt had mash before, would be surprised lol yes i think from marton mere,

16 Jan, 2010

 

I wonder if they are finding there's less competition for food in a garden than on their ponds? Mine hasn't been back yet but I am hoping :)

16 Jan, 2010

 

i just think with fozen conditions they cant get to food which they would normally near ponds Gee, it did say on snow watch the birds we wouldnt normally have in gardens are coming in desperate for food, even though snow gone we must keep feeding up till ground softens and insects and worms come back for them to feed ;o)) hope you see yours again to

16 Jan, 2010

 

I think if he's come from the Mere they feed them extra food every day, mind you if there like us we all eat alot more when weather is like this. So all the birds will fight for more i bet.

16 Jan, 2010

 

Mine only has to fly over the fence, Sanbaz! There are two families of them over there but it seems like only one visits me :)

16 Jan, 2010

 

are you near boggy land or pond area Gee, thats where they normally like to be

16 Jan, 2010

 

The village pond is just the other side of my back fence, Sanbaz. The ducks are frequent visitors in the garden especially in the breeding season :)

16 Jan, 2010

 

thats lovely Gee, im quite lucky here to in my village as we have lots of ponds and a fisheries with man made lakes which attract lots of ducks etc, i must get some pics in spring as you can go there for coffee and also is a walk path, dont have to be there for fishing,

16 Jan, 2010

 

what are you sorry about, its a great photo

16 Jan, 2010

 

thankyou yorkshire, just wish i could have got closer :o))

16 Jan, 2010

 

What a great visitor to have in your garden - I'm dead jealous ! :-)

16 Jan, 2010

 

lol muddy it may be the only time now weather getting better again, then they will be back to pond areas :o))

16 Jan, 2010

 

Any port in a storm eh San ! Bet youre glad he chose yours ! Lol

16 Jan, 2010

 

lol jane/ray im made up especially as i didnt get any redwings or fieldfare, so i thought i would go for something a bit bigger hahah

16 Jan, 2010

 

Lol...not to be outdone then !!

16 Jan, 2010

 

no way hosea lol

16 Jan, 2010

 

Lol......

16 Jan, 2010

 

:o)))) lol

16 Jan, 2010



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