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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by brian f » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:52 pm

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Just gave my birds their brekkie. Bad enough when I open the door, they all appear in a cloud.

One gull at the moment appears far more intelligent than the others. He has worked out that if he comes across to where the magpies n pigeons are fed, he can bag himself extra snax.

He was also carefully watching me bin paper the other day.
Viv- for a long time birdies could be used as spies. i think this bird was checking up on you to make sure you put the paper in the proper bin (recycle) dont underestimate the cooncil...
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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by Hughie » Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:28 am

Came across this oddly ringed pigeon in Perth's city Mall West Australia yesterday.

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Post by Vivc113 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:36 am

That is odd. I wonder what that means ??

Great composition with the leaf just behind him.
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Post by Scott McCallum » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:53 am

We had a wood pigeon as a guest in our living room for two days last weekend. It came down the chimney, lodged behind the gas fire and could not get out. Noisy! We had to wait until Monday to get Scottish Gas to disconnect the fire, separate it from the wall and then the SSPCA came and recovered the hungry, thirsty but very much alive bird.
We are getting the chimney stack removed and close up the fireplace and throw away the old gas fire.

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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by brian f » Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:59 pm

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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by Vivc113 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:26 pm

Scott McCallum wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:53 am
We had a wood pigeon as a guest in our living room for two days last weekend. It came down the chimney, lodged behind the gas fire and could not get out. Noisy! We had to wait until Monday to get Scottish Gas to disconnect the fire, separate it from the wall and then the SSPCA came and recovered the hungry, thirsty but very much alive bird.
We are getting the chimney stack removed and close up the fireplace and throw away the old gas fire.

Scott McCallum - Glasgow

What a carry on. Poor bird and poor you (!!)
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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by 5siamese7 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:43 pm

Vivc113 wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:36 am
That is odd. I wonder what that means ??

Great composition with the leaf just behind him.
The pigeon is a hen. The disc have nothing to do with ring registration. Can only speculate what they are.

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Post by harrysteell » Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:38 pm

I blackbird that visits my bird table most days its very unusual its half black and large white on one wing and on its back is white slashes has anyone else see any like this.
oh BY the way I have moved back to Ardrossan after 50 years as I lost my wife last year, I desided to move as I Have some family and old friend .
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Post by harrysteell » Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:46 pm

oh I thought I had sent a reply about an unusual black bird that visits my garden he is a mail with lots of white over the rest of his body has any one else seen similar birds .
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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by Vivc113 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:47 am

harrysteell wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:38 pm
I blackbird that visits my bird table most days its very unusual its half black and large white on one wing and on its back is white slashes has anyone else see any like this.
oh BY the way I have moved back to Ardrossan after 50 years as I lost my wife last year, I desided to move as I Have some family and old friend , I AM at Montfode court 45 any one passing you are welcome to pop in for a cup of tea or coffee. I would enjoy meeting some of the the members for a wee chat.
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This morning I had run out of bread (tsk tsk), so had to feed my birds some chocolate and hazelnut cereal pieces. Seemed to go down well, mind you. :mrgreen:
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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by michaelm » Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:07 am

A Seagull following the Arran ferry.
This pic isn't by me. It was taken by a pal as we were returning to Ardrossan after a wee golf trip to Brodick.

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Re: Bird Habits !!

Post by morag » Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:40 pm

This morning I had run out of bread (tsk tsk), so had to feed my birds some chocolate and hazelnut cereal pieces. Seemed to go down well, mind you. :mrgreen:
for pete's sake, buy some wild bird seed!
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