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Old 01-02-15, 12:54 PM
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(Oh I am NOT a Bird person so please excuse the simplistic questions)

Though I also have these







and these

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Old 01-02-15, 12:56 PM
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You ought to be a bird person with such a good selection in your garden

You're getting lots of starlings because they like the food you put out. Make the most of them, they've declined massively in this country in recent years.

I'm well jealous of the badger!!
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Old 01-02-15, 06:58 PM
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Badger, very short vid if it works

http://vid928.photobucket.com/albums...ser1/small.mp4
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You ought to be a bird person with such a good selection in your garden

You're getting lots of starlings because they like the food you put out. Make the most of them, they've declined massively in this country in recent years.

I'm well jealous of the badger!!
Years ago I would have had no interest at all, as I get older I appreciate animals and nature more and more, and just how wonderful life is.

I have three rescue cats which just sit and watch then and do no harm at all.
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You'll get hooked to birds Sigma and there are a lot worse things to get hooked onto.

You have some great garden birds, love the Jay shot.
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Would you resist a whole fatball to yourself if you where a Starling...I know I wouldn't.

Lovely shots of your garden birds.
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I am pleased that I found this forum, it makes it 100% more rewarding
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Gotta admit to being well jealous of the Bullfinch and Jay! Nice shots!
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If you are getting a good number of Starlings on your grass there may well be a good supply of natural food like invertebrates such as worms,beetles and Leatherjackets as well as the food you are putting out.Starlings can soon demolish a fat ball especially if they have young around.Fascinating birds to watch,they may get you hooked on birds.
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