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Talkback: Gardeners' World Live 2012

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 20:38

Search for Bushnell Trophey Cam, various prices depending on spec.

feeding wild birds

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 19:46

Cheapest I could find was ebay at £18.25 delivered (item number 150838076653) . Ive just bought one to try. Search google for 'natures feast twist', quite a few places selling them for around £21. Dont know why they dont appear in their own brochure though!

feeding wild birds

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 19:09

And here..

http://www.naturesfeast.co.uk/wild-bird-care/newsfeed.php?page=Twist%20Feeder

Not sure where to buy from though, but i havent read the link fully. They are metal so should be squirrel resistent.

feeding wild birds

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 18:52

Is the feeder mentioned above the Tordado Twister?

http://www.wildlifekate.co.uk/#/natures-feast/4549647775

cherry blossom disease

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 18:37

Cherry trees are prone to Honey Fungus as well.

feeding wild birds

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 18:13

Pigeons were another reason why I removed my trays

Sparrowhawk dilemma

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 15:10
Gary Hobson wrote (see)

I want tits, finches and robins in my garden. I don't want sparrowhawks, pigeons, magpies and jays. I reserve the right to evict anyone from my garden at my discretion.

You do inded have that right. But I dont think you should prevent any bird from entering your garden. But then who am I to talk, as I 'evict' grey squirrels from my garden whenever I see one.

Sparrowhawk dilemma

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 14:12

Just enjoy watching the sparrowhawk doing its thing. It no doubt has young chicks to feed so why interupt it. Its just natures feeding pyramid and should be celebrated.

feeding wild birds

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 14:08

Re- attaching pizza tray.

If you buy a proper tray for your feeder then they come with a threaded thumbscrew to attach them to the underneath of your feeder. I guess Kate has used one of these? I removed my trays as the small drainage holes soon become bunged up with seed husks/bird droppings etc and mould quickly forms, unless you constantly clean them. I did drill larger holes in some of them, but they still go mouldy.

Heres a few photos of mine, different brands of feeders come with differest thumb screws..

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/feedertray5.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/feeder2.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/feeder6.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/feedertray4.jpg

 

 

WILDLIFE PICTURES

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 11:07
Gary Hobson wrote (see)
This is a goldfinch nest, in a climbing rose...

http://i849.photobucket.com/albums/ab51/falcosubbuteo/goldfinch-nest1.jpg

 

http://i849.photobucket.com/albums/ab51/falcosubbuteo/goldfinch-nest2.jpg

 



Thats fantastic, im a bit jealous.

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