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Jenny wren searching for mealworms.


Jenny wren searching for mealworms.



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Well done photographing the wren.
They move so fast !

8 Feb, 2009

 

Great photo BB

8 Feb, 2009

 

nice................

8 Feb, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Brilliant photo .. well done BB ...... I jumped out of the car today to take a photo of an Owl on a bush , I snapped it as it flew away the photo was no good it was so blurred ....... !

8 Feb, 2009

 

Thank all...cheated a bit...hid some mealworms in the hollow and
waited.Knew she was around as had heard her in the undergrowth. ! What a shame Amy....dont often see them in the daytime.Was it a large owl?

8 Feb, 2009

amy
Amy
 

It was a Barn Owl BB , we went round the side of the field to see if it would land again but it didn,t , anyway it dosn,t matter if you did cheat getting your photo you did the hard work of luring it there .. LOL ..

8 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks Amy....suffered for waiting though.Only out five minutes or so and fingers went blue lol..bitterly cold here all day.The owl may reappear at some stage as quite terratorial.Is it near where you live ?

8 Feb, 2009

 

Aww BB, beautiful. She has gone to my Fav's. I love the wrens, so tiny! So she will return now if she knows meal worms are available?

Amy: What an amazing sight that must have been, I guess they are HUGE! Hope you get to see it again now your know where it is likely to be.

8 Feb, 2009

 

Yes Dawn...two days in a row have seen her go in for them,and come out looking smug !lol.So they will be put in every day,twice a day....more work !

8 Feb, 2009

 

so pleased she has found them BB, hope ours find mine. With all this cold weather it must make such a difference as they are so tiny.

8 Feb, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Yes BB I did wonder about that because it was only just up the road , at the side of the slip road coming off the motor way .. I will keep my eyes open that way from now on !

The Barn Owl isn,t as big as you would expect Dawn , , I,ve looked in my lovely new BTO Garden Birds and Wildlife Book it does say that breeding pairs will stay in there local areas so I will keep looking . .........

8 Feb, 2009

 

Hi Amy..so you did remember who got the book first ! lol.hgope you spot him again !

8 Feb, 2009

 

Great pic BB.....she looks like she's enjoying the sun......

8 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks Janey..she found the mealworms we hid for her in the hollow,and obliged woth a pose lol

8 Feb, 2009

 

LOL...., she looks smug and plump ! Great shot !

9 Feb, 2009

 

The Wren is hard 2see @1st :) Great pic as Norm :)xxx

9 Feb, 2009

 

Lovely little wren!

9 Feb, 2009

 

awww great photo BB

9 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks Amy, I would love to a barn owl. So you have the beautiful book too then! Jacque and Eileen are hoping to get one on Mother's Day, arent you girls.
BB: I didnt say earlier how lovely this photo is, it is so bright and clear.

9 Feb, 2009

 

emmmmm yes Dawnsaunt i want one .
pssst what is it im wanting lol

9 Feb, 2009

 

Gone mine at the side of me Eileen - British Trust For Ornithology Garden Birds and Wildlife (Mike Toms and Dr Paul Sterry). Got mine for £8 from Amazon and poor BB paid full whack (£20). You might get one for Valentine's Day :-p

9 Feb, 2009

 

Super Photo BB..

9 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks all...couldnt believe she stood so still for so long.!She had been in the stump eating about 6 mealworms..no wonder she looks smug and plump !

9 Feb, 2009

 

Poor me paying fulol price for that book...now youre all getting it as a bargain ! Lol

9 Feb, 2009

 

Lovely pic, BB. Was it you who suggested soaking dried mealworms before feeding to the birds. I bought a packet - don't often buy them as they are so expensive but these were on special offer! Haven't used them yet.

9 Feb, 2009

 

wow well done Dawnsaunt, you really did get a bargain

9 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks Gee....best to add warm water to the dried mealworms to soften them..this makes them more attractive apparently.Ration ours as like you say are not cheap We got some on offer at Wilkos recently .
Yes Eileen she did !! lol

9 Feb, 2009

 

Dawn - thanks for the full title etc. I wanted to get it and now I know what to look for!

Sorry, BB. :-( Great photo, BTW.

10 Feb, 2009

 

Its also a great book Spritz - only place I could get so close to Christmas was local bookshop , no wonder they are struggling !

10 Feb, 2009

 

Hello Everyone, hope you get the book cheaper than the retail price of £20 (sorry BB). As I say, was quite easy to purchase from Amazon for £8 with FREE delivery, we like free!

11 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks Dawn : - ( will demand a lot more notice in future.Still think the BTO wil be happy with the extra money.

11 Feb, 2009

 

Brilliant BB, good to support a good cause. But what a brilliant book into the bargain.

11 Feb, 2009



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