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attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 13:41

Thanks for your comment, Boater, straw or otherwise. Words are just so much fun, and playing the pedant is  great for just entertainment or exploration. Have you read GULLivers Travels ? I bought it for peanuts.

I agree about the breaking up of the nut by the birds, but sometimes, whole nuts get carted off to nestlings, and I would bear a cross of guilt forever if a squab choked on one of MY nuts ! Y'see, even Pedants have a conscience !

attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 21:42

In the nestling season, it'd be a good idea to give the peanuts a whacking in a bag, to break them up into small pieces. It gives the squabs a better chance of swallowing the food rather than choking on large pieces.

attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 08:16

The budget for feeding da boidies is as large as you want to make it. I shudder when I think of how much we spend annually, but then again, the rewards are just as great. 


attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 22:29

Marc. A forum is just that. A forum. Enjoy it and do not take thing too seriously.

attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 22:26

If that is the office, you could strategically  place food on the keyboard and the birds could peck the food off the keys and , do your typing for you !


attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 21:36

Kids ! Huh ! who would have 'em ?

attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 21:09

The point is, dear boy, that gulls are gulls, nothing more, nothing less. Sea gulls are just gulls that are by the seaside, beside the sea.


attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 18:50

Gunna be a pedantic old fart here, and say that gulls are just that, GULLS, SEAgulls are merely that.............. gulls by the sea. as per, black headed fulls are that, NOT black headed sea gulls.    Alright, go back to sleep.


attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 15:18

Yer lucky you don't have gurt hoards of gulls a'swinging from yer feeders ! Our song thrush seems to have taken up residence nearby, as it has been tootling around for several weeks now. BRILLIANT ! ! !  and beautiful. Time to play a bit of the hallelujah chorus ! 

attaracting birds to my garden

Posted: 09/04/2015 at 18:02

Dunnocks, hedge spuggies, tree spuggies (VERY uncommon !) gold finches, wrens, long tailed, great, coal and blue tits, greenfinches, blackbirds, chaffinches, robins, collared doves, wood pigeons, starlings, jackdaws, sometimes a bold rook or two visits. Our cup doth runneth over. Our bank balance for feeding the little blighters is draining us. Well worth the expense tho' .Feeders hanging on the apple trees and the lilac. Peanuts, niger seed, mixed seeds, pasty counter and we have thought of a soup kitchen just to provide sustenance for the homeless. 

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