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In reply to Alan.:
Hi Carrie, what lovely photos in a stunning setting and fabulous species of birds to watch. We used to get a similar variety in our last garden having lots of oak trees. The Jays, as well as loving peanuts, will also enjoy raw pastry; plain flour (no salt added), lard (I used to buy supermarket own brand). You can crush up some peanuts and add a handful of mild cheddar cheese to the mix or sunflower hearts or even suet pellets, bind with just enough water to pull the pastry together without it being sticky and then place bits of the raw pastry on the twigs/shrubs or place in a fat-cake or fat-ball feeder and not only the Jays will love it but the tit birds will too.
Here's a photo of one of the Jays enjoying his share of the raw pastry which had berry suet pellets, kibbled peanuts and a little bit of mild cheddar cheese in it !
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