"Tits"................

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  1. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Was amazed to see a few Blue Tit`s with baby`s in tow..:Eeek:

    And a few hedge Sparrows...

    Seem very early to me...

    Any one else seen any early baby`s... ?
     
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    No it's not early Mo, we also have ducklings, water hens pigeons etc , in fact every ones at it except me :Sad:
     
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    Geese Swans & Ducks locally:Wink:
     
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  4. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    That must mean they were nesting and laying eggs, back in Feb..

    Which seems very early... :Smile:
     
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    Hi Mo, We have baby Sparrows everywhere and our Swallows arrived yesterday! No doubt they will decorate the m/h when I finish polishing it for P/boro.
    Cheers
    Bernie
     
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    We have seen plenty small birds this season, usually just their beaks have been left, but on occasions our whole room has been decorated with feathers, pigeons I think.
    My wife likes cats.... I like birds; no contest!

    Alan
     
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    Baby Blackbirds here, as well as Blue Tits. Goldfinches nesting. Great to see them. :BigGrin:
     
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    Haven't noticed any young birds around us as yet, we've been on a CL on the outskirts of Dumfries since last Saturday. I bought lots of bird food and fat balls to take home, there are some nice cherry trees near the van and wanted to hang up a couple of fat balls. But just noticed the fat balls don't have any nets on them, so will need to use them in the holder when we get home:Sad:
    There were 6 goldfinches outside the van yesterday, but no young ones.

    Margaret:BigGrin:
     
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    The sparrows have managed to evict the blue tits from their nest box :Sad: Although the sparrows are too big for the box the males are pecking away at the entry trying to enlarge it.

    However I can also see nesting material around the nest box on the shed - the nest box that was previously ignored so maybe some bird has decided it is a desirable residence.
     
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    Tits

    I have seen a lot of blues tits this year. Sky sports show Rangers playing football......:Rofl1:
     
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    We got a pair of goldfinches building a nest, plenty of tits about and a great spotted woodpecker visiting the nuts daily. :thumb:
     
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    Another of Mo's threads that I have opened with excitement, only to be disappointed:BigGrin:
     
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    I do, do serious on occasions.. :Tongue1: :Wink::Rofl1:
     
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    On the Brighton site last weekend, several young robins chasing their parents for food . :Smile:Here in central London , young black birds being fed in the garden . Lots of crows and magpies here too but their still nesting .
     

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