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"Chill Time"

I'm sure this black bird has done 4 broods this season. I daily rotate and water a small patch of newly cut lawn and add some meal worms and song bird food to give the pair of blackbirds a hand. This male looks like he will soon be moulting and having to feed it's self to plump on fat for winter survival.



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Lovely photo :o)

19 Oct, 2011

 

Thank you Terratoonie

19 Oct, 2011

 

They sure have got you trained....:))

20 Oct, 2011

 

Birds have a hard time so just for the sake of filling my empty 6 pint milk container every morning is no bother .

I have found that the birds have got dependent on me now so I change the water whilst my first kettle of the day is boiling. In summer I have seen cats and hedgehogs use so I am careful to scrub the old pot saucer daily

21 Oct, 2011

 

Good bird hotel you provide there Tommy!

22 Oct, 2011

 

The birds get Five Star accommodation and restaurant at Tommy's :o)

... yes, it is great idea to scrub the bird baths often..

22 Oct, 2011

 

They sure do TT...:)))

22 Oct, 2011

 

I'm have started taking bookings for Christmas Dinner.

Roast Suet Balls
Reconstituted Mealworm
Premium No Husk Sunflower Seed
Chopped Fruit

Free Water Served On Tap

All Welcome

22 Oct, 2011

 

:))))

23 Oct, 2011

 

Good for you,Tommy..lovely to see the birds..I will send mine down for xmas day..give me a break !

25 Oct, 2011

 

Just getting Blackbirds and Robins venturing into the garden, which is such a delight to see....:)))

25 Oct, 2011

 

THank you all for your nice comments

25 Oct, 2011

 

Great bird hotel good on you Tom.

13 Nov, 2011

 

Thank you Kath, Have you seen the price some firms are charging for bamboo cane for bees, lady birds to over winter About 12X6" lengths of cane cut from a six footer and selling as bee tubes priced at £7.99. Let's just recycle and make our own.

13 Nov, 2011

 

Good idea...some will make a quick buck where they they can out of anything Tom....

14 Nov, 2011

 

I made a small one today and stuck it low down in the border shrubs

14 Nov, 2011

 

That's a start...:))

14 Nov, 2011

 

I even made my own wall trellis from some old roofing baton . Just wish I was a lot fitter as I have ideas but seem to get so tired to put to practice. Perhaps I need the Special K diet and downsize a few sizes round the waist.

14 Nov, 2011



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