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Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:58 pm

Image One of those Jays
Image Goslingheadshortbum
Image Tree Ratty The 1st
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby appledore » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:21 pm

Good pics Will. No, I definitely haven't seen a Jay, what a pretty bird. The little bird in the buttercups looks sad. :( He'll soon cheer up when he realises you'll give him plenty to eat. :)
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:31 pm

appledore wrote:Good pics Will. No, I definitely haven't seen a Jay, what a pretty bird. The little bird in the buttercups looks sad. :( He'll soon cheer up when he realises you'll give him plenty to eat. :)


I can't believe you haven't seen a Jay before, they are really beautiful. We have just watched a fabulous showdown between 1 Jay and 3 Magpies, the Jay knows where I hide food, it is very clever. The Magpies watch the Jay find the nuts and proceed to attack, hoping it will drop them. The Jay outsmarts them every time, and the Magpies still haven't found the secret stash. :mrgreen:

Poor little goslingheadshortbum is a young female blackbird, she has been picked on and had a lot of her featheres plucked out, but is doing ok on her own now. I feed her everyday, she'll soon blossom. :)
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Postby appledore » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:54 pm

I don't like Magpies, I'm glad the Jay outsmarts them. I once saw a Magpie grab a baby blackbird by the scruff of the neck and shake it. I ran outside and chased the Magpie away, but the baby bird was dead. :(

The young female blackbird does look sorry for herself, but I'm sure she'll blossom now. :)
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Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:15 pm

I don't know many people who like Magpies, I really do though. I know they steal eggs from nests and can be quite naughty, but they are like pretty flying penguins...who can't like a flying penguin really? :lol:
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby appledore » Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:16 pm

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I wouldn't mind that with a few chips. :lol:

I don't know who was the most frightened, the cat or the hen. I guarded the hen until our neighbour came to retrieve it.
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:04 pm

:lol: I bet the cat was trying to figure out whether it would fit in his mouth. I don't think our cat would tackle it. Glad you kept it safe, or it would have looked like you and Mr apples were keen on pillow fighting in the garden. :wink:
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby appledore » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:22 pm

If it had arrived sooner we could have had chicken instead of lamb for Sunday lunch. :lol:
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby appledore » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:23 pm

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Thank you Mr. Puss for leaving some supper for me. :)
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:39 pm

appledore wrote:Thank you Mr. Puss for leaving some supper for me. :)


Aww such a sweet hedgy! We aren't seeing hedehogs because they can't get in yet. We are going to buy some pipe and make a hedgehog house the other side of the fence. Then the hedgehogs can visit for dinner, and come and go as they please. :)
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby appledore » Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:46 pm

What you want's a hedgehog flap. :)
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby appledore » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:49 pm

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This baby hedgehog decided to climb into the cat's bowl to finish off the food. :)
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:35 pm

Awwwww so very cute! But could be considered cruel to put hedgehogs in bowls. :wink:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFCuls1J8y8 You just have to pick him up next time and feed him a cheesy wotsit. :lol:

You are lucky seeing baby hedgehogs, they are adorable, and what a fab photo! :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXjPQYgT25Q Oh dear! :mrgreen: :lol:
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby appledore » Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:50 pm

what a lovely little face. I'll have to get some cheesy wotsits. :lol:
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Re: Some cuties visiting our garden

Postby WILL*REMAIN*STRONG » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:04 pm

appledore wrote:what a lovely little face. I'll have to get some cheesy wotsits. :lol:

I showed the hedgy video to hubby today, he thinks they are very cute. Now I have to have one as a pet...well maybe just a wotsit like the cat! :mrgreen:
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