In reply to Linda257:
Linda257 said:I am frightened to tot up what I spend Mike!
Whatever you do, don't add the fuel costs, or parking charges (if any), you'll need a defib!
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In reply to Mike B:
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
From the trail cam last night, a better picture of the badger....
If only he was 30 mins earlier he would have got some chicken
But Mr Scrawny fox got to it first
Another one... looking for some breakfast...
Oh and I had to move the pole feeder away from the house to here before the neighbours.....you know the drill!!! (moan moan moan)
only a couple of birds lol plenty more by the pond!!!
A Pyracantha would be a nice addition unless you have one tucked away at the back. Spadgers love them and they also have berries for the birds. Pretty rapid growers too. Nice layout. The pole feeders are better in the new position. Small birds like to dive for cover and having exposed feeders won't encourage them. They should be all over them now.
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
Feel sorry for this little dude
Hes probably run ragged trying to feed the family, but still had time to stop and pose for me
I suspect this is a female Robin. They build the nest and incubate the eggs on their own. Looks like it has just had a bath too. Baby Robins on the way maybe?
In reply to monkeycheese:
I was sitting out in the garden this morning with my coffee watching the babies in the creche
They all seem to gather by the pond!
And then a maggie swooped down from the trees then quickly swooped back up where it came from once it seen me...yes I am that scary!
The wee ones got a fright and most of them manged to fly into the conifers
and these 2 only made it half way up the fence
and then this one was soaking wet from being in the pond flew straight towards me....
i had to move very slowly to pick up the camera from the table from under it...
I couldnt believe how close it was to me..its sat for a minute then flew back to the pond
Well that was my thrill for the day!
Lot to learn
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