I am back home now and only took three hours :( you might have seen that the M61 was closed so i got off at Preston and headed for Blackburn had to stop off and get a map and a drink and once i got near to Blackburn I knew the way home but it was a drag ) so now i have to get all the pictures off the laptop and put them in the tower, but i will post one from today and you will know what pictures it is its the best shot of this little bird I have ever taken so will download it now from the camera :)
Glad you eventually got home Jim, we heard via the TP on radio that there was a "police incident" and they had closed the M61 in both directions. We were lucky and had a good run down M6 and got home in 1 hr. 20 mins. only 5 mins longer than normal. Enjoy what's left of your birthday and glad you enjoyed your sausage bap brekky and birthday cake afternoon tea :) What are those robin fledglings going to do without Uncle Jim, Uncle Mike and Aunt Hazy lol It's been fun and weather was glorious. Look forward to your special pics :)
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
Half hid the cam & tripod & ended up with an odd view!! Robin getting better at cramming in the waxworms, unfortunately battery died before he came back for the rest!
Must plug cam back into mains again!
2013 photos & vids here
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Same story here, but with several dozen Spadgers and Starlings watching every move that the HTR's make. I have to distract the others with mealies and then leave the waxies in a dish for the HTR's. This didn't work earlier this afternoon, as Mrs HTR flew past me and landed on an open mealie pot and started tucking in. After inspecting a packet of cheese, she went back to the mealies and knocked the pot onto the floor! I did film that and will get it on YouTube eventually. It is on Twitter
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
In reply to WendyBartter:
Lot to learn
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