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Northern Kar



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the birthday wishes. I thought the same too and think it is very likely. Fingers crossed they all make it and keep visiting.
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SueP



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh how lovely Karen. Great birthday gift. Enjoy rest of your day. Flowers
Sue
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Northern Kar



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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Sue , it really has been lovely day just relaxing watching the birds, going to enjoy a chinese meal now! Very Happy
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Northern Kar



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi everyone, hope you are all enjoying the lovely weather. Cool
I still get baby Bluetits visiting the garden, no way of knowing if they are Chicos but so nice to see the next generation. Can someone explain what happens to the adults BTs, as I havnt seen one for a while, I so miss Chico and Boulder Sad
I have left Chicos waxworm feeder in place as I know if she visits I am sure she will recall its there and pop down to see if there is a treat inside!
One more question, I am unsure wether to keep the box they nested in or change it for a newer and better one, dont want to put them off coming again by changing it.
Kind regards to you all.
Karen.
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Bluetitkeeper



Joined: 02 Apr 2018
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Location: London

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Northern Kar wrote:
Hi everyone, hope you are all enjoying the lovely weather. Cool
I still get baby Bluetits visiting the garden, no way of knowing if they are Chicos but so nice to see the next generation. Can someone explain what happens to the adults BTs, as I havnt seen one for a while, I so miss Chico and Boulder Sad
I have left Chicos waxworm feeder in place as I know if she visits I am sure she will recall its there and pop down to see if there is a treat inside!
One more question, I am unsure wether to keep the box they nested in or change it for a newer and better one, dont want to put them off coming again by changing it.
Kind regards to you all.
Karen.


Same with my pair, now they are moulting they lie low and don’t visit the gardens as much.
I am in the same boat with my new Camera box, when my 3x RSPB’s were so successful. Guess we should take the plunge! I’m installing in August/September.

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2018 (fantastic season!):
1x Open fronted Robin box (Fledged in April)
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1x 28mm Blue tit box (Fledged in June)
*New Blue tit camera box to be installed in August!
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Northern Kar



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bluetitkeeper my hubby has made a sparrow street(3 in a row), as we get a lot of sparrows calling so will be putting that up soon, also he has made me a new titbox which is deeper than my other one so I hope it will give a better view with the camera. Very Happy So looking forward to next season and what it may bring! Smile
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WildlifePaul



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done to the hubby,
Can't wait to see your new box and hopefully 2019 is great season for you both with new camera boxes.
For the sparrows make sure the boxes are right next to the eves of the house, Our sparrows seem to love where the box is and been very successful for 3 years on the run so far on to our third brood of them at moment.

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Northern Kar



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Paul. Excellent news on your Sparrows, it has been a great year for sure.
Thanks for the tip on box placement, I was wondering were would be best. I wil get a pic of them and pop them on here when I get them all ready to go.
Speak soon. Smile
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