Hello! I have just made a childhood dream come true and bought, with Hubby Paul, a little house with a canal at the bottom of my garden, The Leeds Liverpool. We have, or more correctly had, so many feathered friends come to visit over the last few weeks since we moved in, countless ducks, geese, three Mutes and a couple of coots. But alas we have been deserted!!!!! Despite the research we did on what to feed them, everyone seems to love porridge oats, we haven't seen a goose in about four weeks? We had a pair, Elvis and Priscilla, that use to lounge about on our mooring all day, didn't mind if we sat with them and were quite tolerant, but they've disappeared? All but a half dozen ducks have stuck around and the Swans appear daily but not a single goose or the coots? Where have they gone? Do they "time share" the waterways? Will they return this year at some point or will we not see them now till next year?
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In reply to Alan.:
Hello Dizzy welcome to the community, it sounds nice where you live. My robin is in the moulting stage, even though Sparrow's are still breeding in Essex
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