In reply to tony:
Great video Tony, so unusual to catch a Sprawk bathing.
Lot to learn
In reply to gaynorsl:
I've got a lot of catching up to do....
I've had a look back and some cracking vids folks.
For those interested, we still have hedgehogs frequenting the garden, but predominantly late evening not long after sunset and early morning, just before sunrise, unlike October time when they were very active in the early hours.
I've been busty the last couple of days after leg issues and hospital visits, downloading and sorting over a thousand short vids from the garden cam.
Fortunately a lot are nothing special, so I've got it down to a dozen or so.
Interestingly, I have footage of adult hedgehog being shadowed by a juvenile, a one eyed hedgehog, various selection of grey squirrels larking and chasing around, plus the foxes still pay regular visits.
You may be wondering how I know we've a one eyed hedgehog?
The giveaway is only one eye (the left) reflects the infrared light!
I'll let you know once they're live.
Flickr Peak Rambler
Video clips of at least 3 Jays and Blackbirds coming for breakfast ; took me forever to try and edit out the blank bits in Win.10 photos but this is the best I can manage so skip through the boring bits lol
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
Very nice Hazel, all those birds must have got through a lot of nuts in 8mins.
In reply to James:
Thanks Jim, another order went in for 20kg sunhearts, 25kg whole peanuts and 20 fat cakes lol plus I have 3 kilos pastry so should last them a week LOL As you saw, 4 Jays can demolish a kilo of peanuts in a short time.
Interesting to see the Jays filling their mouths and taking it in turns to feed, and the Magpies so far at least, staying away. Aha now we have Mr Blackbird feeding, but of course much more daintily. The Jackdaw or Crow in the background telling him off. Good to see Mrs. B feeding too. Thanks for posting Hazy.
Not the best quality but the local barn owls in their barn in the valley this weekend.
Last trip to see the barn owls this year, just one today. Also saw a female kestrel in the valley so ran both clips together.
In reply to Bob S:
Nice to see such lovley birds Bob.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
In reply to Mike B:
Some more brilliant videos folks, I think on this thread I'm caught up.
I've finally finished sorting through the humungous collection of videos from the garden cam, and uploaded a selection to YouTube. Below are the links along with a brief description of the vids for those who want to view.
The selection includes all the regular visitors, including hedgehogs which even as I type, are still active in the evening, a one eyed hedgehog, some rather bullish squirrels and the regular fox visitor.
Garden Night Visitors Fox Jumps Fence
Nothing overly special, just a short clip of a fox jumping a fence into a neighbours garden.
Wood Pigeon Gesture
Wood pigeon making a gesture to another. It could be early mating ritual, because neither seem upset and both quite happy to stay close to each other.
Garden Night Visitors Fox Staring At Camera PIR
This fox still doesn't know what to make of the red glow from the Passive Infrared (PIR) Light from the camera
Garden Night Visitors One Eyed Hedgehog
We have a one eyed hedgehog that frequently visits our garden at night.;
The give-away clue to one eye, is from the PIR light of the camera, where only the left eye glows, and the right is dark!
Hedgehogs Still Active! 15 DEC 2018
It seems the hedgehogs were still active and not yet in hibernation as late as 15 December 2018!
Squirrel Bullies Corvids
We have some rather hyper and territorial squirrels that visit our garden.
Here the visiting corvids are cautious of the squirrels approaches!
Squirrels Chase Wood Pigeon
The squirrels that visit our garden chasing wood pigeons away!
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