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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:40 pm

What about a sparrow, crow or gull? that's all that I have to offer =O: I also have grey herons, but never at the right distance :O^ =O:
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Mel » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:34 pm

Post them! I posted very ordinary birds as well. 0: And even blurds are welcome.
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:42 pm

Now you are tempting me :twisted:
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Mel » Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:06 pm

I would like to see what everyone got in their garden! And we cannot all have
beautifully coloured birds in there, now can we. Especially not up here. :-(
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Flutterby » Tue Jun 17, 2014 11:58 am

Every morning I put biscuits out for the dogs and the birds all wait for their turn!

Laughing Doves waiting on the gutter

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Karoo Thrush waiting on the kennel

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Hadeda waiting on the roof

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Female Southern Masked Weaver waiting in the tree

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Laughing Doves are first at the bowl

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Then the Thrush

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Then one of the Laughing Doves is joined by a couple of Cape Turtle Doves

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I also put fruit out. This Cape Sparrow had a bit of fluff stuck on his beak and was shaking his head trying to get it off! =O:

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We normally also have Redwinged Starlings, Cape Glossy Starlings, Dark Capped Bulbuls and Indian Mynahs but they were a bit slow today! :O^

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:59 pm

Is there a second helping for the dogs? =O:
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Toko » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:00 pm

Birds feeding on dry dog food :shock: must be very lazy and hungry :-0

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Flutterby » Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:42 pm

The birds eat more than the dogs...and make more mess than the dogs too!! :O^ Yes Lis, the dogs get more if the birds eat it all, which is normally everyday! O**

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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Mel » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:15 pm

As long as the dogs don't protest against their food being stolen. O**

Like that! Find the idea quite funny how the birdies queue up like we do for accomm in SP. :-0
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Re: Garden Bird Pictures

Post by Mel » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:34 pm

Got myself a better shot of a serin at my parents' last weekend.
The little one kept me entertained for quite some time with its antics. O/\

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This one - a common whitethroat - gave me a hard time photographing it. 0'

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And at long last, I finally saw a jaybird again. A very blurred one though. :-0

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