Somewhere there's a mammal feeding its family .... just the way of things.
Just because we provide them with 'ideal' nesting places, that doesn't remove their natural instinct which tells them to prepare the site.
There you are Obelixx
You can't do anything - as Nut says, it's part of nature.
Also, it's against the law to interfere with nesting birds.
Maybe create more options for nest sites in future years?
Hosta - maybe the tits are busy incubating eggs?
LilyP - wasn't that Clarice posting last night? It was good to see her - she'd not been around for a bit.
It's what is thought to have caused a severe decline in the greenfinch population in the UK in the recent past ........ I understand that numbers are now picking up as people are beginning to understand the importance of cleaning the birds feeders. Certainly when we came here in 2011 we didn't see any greenfinches - last year we saw several - fingers are crossed.
Once UK governments started raising funds (and buying friends) by selling off licences for tv channels it was bound to happen ........
according to Wiki there are currently 480 television channels available in the UK
I've got an Alpina Pamela Jackman on a north-facing fence - it blooms it's socks off every year and is loved by wrens, robins and families of fledgling blue tits.
Good morning LilyP
OH has wielded the vacuum ... the thing is that there's quite a large shard missing from the rim of the jar ..... OH said it shot off through the air ........ I suspect it may lurk among plants on the windowsill .........
Good morning Fairy
There's always plenty of coffee in the cupboards here - I buy lots and lots when it's on special offer stocks are getting a little low tho' .................. I'll be heading for Wrose in a bit . when the kitchen's had a good wipe down with a damp cloth to make sure there's not bits of glass left laying around to sabotage my fingers and toes ..........