In reply to david:
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
Good to see the photos are still coming Linda, and the local wildlife is ignoring the challenges nearby.
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In reply to Mike B:
Well with all the crap weather lately not much been happening in the garden or the birds where that quick because of the heavy rain and wind I missed them...although a poor bedraggled maggie has taken a shine to me..not actually sure if he a young one or just been refected by the rest as he is or she is pretty big.
It looked awful when it was drenched
How could I not feel sorry for it...only 2 tail feathers and looked like it had been attcked but after several days of feeding it some meal worms it began to dig for worms itself and it can also fly beyond the garden...although it still cant squawk like maggies do its very quiet...even the pigeons were bullying it...well that was until today it even managed to get up on the fatballs
Its even got a friend
I didnt even think he would last the night when I first saw him like this
I cant believe the difference a good feed and a blowdry with the strong wind can do
So thats been keeping me busy the past week or so..nice to see it recover.
some other visitors I had today with it being dry sunny and windy
I put some peanuts out in the ball feeder...there was soon a queue to get on it
fatballs were popular aswell
looks like this one couldnt wait for the barbers opening and took matters into his own hands lol
And way high up in the sky swifts or swallow or you tell me I was just happy to capture them lol
As you can see its been a busy day!
Lot to learn
That poor bedraggled Magpie, not surprised you felt compelled to nurse it back to health Linda! Earlier on I had Mr Limpy coming to hoggie feeding station every morning for a few weeks, had a dragging wing & a deformed leg on same side but never stopped it from diving in & out of feeding station pinching the hoggie's food! Was then joined by an able- bodied one, they never fought!
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What is happening to your birds!
A magpie looking like its been dragged through a hedge backwards, another magpie looks like it part of a cooling fan….
Joking aside, nice piccies and I hope all is well?
So its been a few weeks...garden been flooded loads , feeders put away and birds hiding in the trees and shrubs. Managed to take a few pics but the garden is fairly quiet...for now
Mrs BB or 2 or 3 is always around come rain or shine
and today it was shining ...even Mrs BB was happy
I hear you wriggling about little wormies
Feeders are put away although after all the rain the other day i put out a little handful of sunflower hearts for my coaltits
Oh a youngish Mrs BB pops out the undergrowth every now and then
Young Dunnock looking for a snack
And growing up fast RRB
GT thinking about taking off
And still not quite sure
The 3 amigos
And maggie adjusting to fishing rather than digging
Whos that handsome chap down there
Lollipops hanging out in the trees
Oh and a couple of butterflies I chased about today..IDs if possibble please
Well am afraid thats you all caught up with the goings on in my garden for now
Hope you are all safe and well
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