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Garden Birds
« on: May 06, 2012, 11:08:33 AM »
Does anyone on here no anything much about garden birds and their habits.
A couple of years back daughter and partner bought me a bird feeder.
Have managed to cut right back on the large doves and pidgeons that were coming by buying a ground feeder as well.
recently I have had some blue tits feeding and am really pleased (sad as i am) as not had any before.
Now i have a magpie --- not that chuffed as i have been watching the blackbirds feeding their young in the ground feeder and their are other small fledglings coming.
sorry to rabbit on but could do with detering this maggie but can I?
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2012, 11:21:41 AM »
Air rifle?




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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2012, 12:34:28 PM »
Air rifle?




Just kiddin'

 :D :D do you know I was going to put in brackets - not shoot it! Cos I KNEWWW some clever clogs on here would say that!  ;D  ;D
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2012, 01:17:04 PM »
Here ya go OC - have a quick read of these:

http://bit.ly/KCfpxH

http://bit.ly/J0H1zQ
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2012, 01:17:33 PM »
Many, many years ago, when I was in a pram in the garden, my Mum used to put netting over it to stop the magpies pecking my eyes out - it must have worked 'cos I've still got two eyes...

You could try hanging up some CDs around the garden, magpies don't like reflections and I've heard it said painting eyes on things  around the garden works too as magpies don't like being looked at - no, I haven't made it up!

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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2012, 01:20:48 PM »
Good advice Dave - just read something similar after doing a bit of Google searching.
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2012, 02:59:50 PM »
Does anyone on here no anything much about garden birds and their habits.

I've got two in our garden with habits - one of 'em smokes and the other one drinks!!

Or didn't you mean these sort of habits?  8)
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2012, 04:08:53 PM »
I've got two in our garden with habits - one of 'em smokes and the other one drinks!!

Or didn't you mean these sort of habits?  8)

 ::)  Two clever clogs on here ----  :P  ;D  ;D
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2012, 04:11:07 PM »
Here ya go OC - have a quick read of these:

http://bit.ly/KCfpxH

http://bit.ly/J0H1zQ

Thanks Pete but i have google on my desk top ?
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2012, 04:13:35 PM »
Not sure what you mean OC
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2012, 04:36:37 PM »
Both links are coming up as google Pete for some reason?
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2012, 04:54:01 PM »
Looks like I've broken the Internet!

Again... ;)
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2012, 12:23:59 PM »
Looks like I've broken the Internet!

Again... ;)

Strange that happened - never happened before.
Thanks anyway for trying, have been looking on the net and reading similar stuff from above and also saying - it's nature so leave well alone :(
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2012, 07:26:21 PM »


It's taken me 18 months to get a Blue Tit feeding in my garden yayyyy done it!!  ;D
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Re: Garden Birds
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2012, 07:33:03 PM »
That's a damn site better photo than the one of my robin  :D
Great shot  ;)
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