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22/06/2012 at 18:45

My garden is full of LBJs - little brown jobs - and they sing all day long and I adore them.  This morning I saw one of our resident Magpies (grrrrrrrrrrrrr) take off with a young fledgeling and I was in tears...

But, this afternoon these little fellas popped out of the tree one by one and I just had to get them with my camera.  Unfortunately they were in partial shade so the quality isn't great but what a lovely way to spend the afternoon.  And yes, I was in tears again....

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 And finally - should I stay or should I go?  It took ages to decide.  Bless.

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 Our bird food bill is going up by the second.

22/06/2012 at 18:49

Fab photos !!

22/06/2012 at 18:51

Lovely

30/06/2012 at 11:36

30/06/2012 at 13:12

I need to get rid of a blackthorn hedge, I can't do it until the sparrows that are being raised there are fledged.  I'm waiting until I know they've definitely gone before getting my friend with a chainsaw around.

30/06/2012 at 16:04

Be patient.  Our resident sparrows can produce three broods in a good year so the last lot fledge very late.  I would wait till September if you can.

30/06/2012 at 16:22

Crumbs!  I was thinking beginning of August, but September it is then.  A chap can't raise youngsters if his house has just been demolished!

30/06/2012 at 20:50
obelixx wrote (see)

Be patient.  Our resident sparrows can produce three broods in a good year so the last lot fledge very late.  I would wait till September if you can.

Yep - quite right.  Mine are all at it again

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