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Old 02-03-13, 08:25 AM
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Default Did another Robin do this?

Poor little thing trying to get feed and it was chased every time by another Robin, which led me to think that this dominant Robin could be the attacker.
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Old 02-03-13, 05:50 PM
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I think the poor thing has a mite or similar infestation. I think they can recover from this.
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Old 02-03-13, 09:51 PM
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Thanks, I'll keep an eye for it, it was on the lawn to-day.
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Old 02-03-13, 10:15 PM
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Yes, it's not a nice sight but if it's getting about and feeding there's hope.

I don't fancy it's chances of getting a mate though!!
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Looks to be a mite or louse,infestation and the bird is recovering.
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Old 03-03-13, 09:49 AM
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A sad sight to see Shirley! Robins are feisty birds so fingers crossed for it's full recovery.
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