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My Birds

Post by kata » Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:15 pm

I love birds, specially small ones,

If its rained I can see them bathing and splashing on top of the garage that backs into the bottom of my garden.
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Re: My Birds

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:21 pm

Love it Kata icon_thumright
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Re: My Birds

Post by cordyman » Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:30 pm

Love the splashing water in motion capture on the picture icon_thumleft icon_thumleft


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Re: My Birds

Post by flounder » Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:12 am

Good one Kata. I've struggled to keep my bird baths in my garden topped up this summer.
I quite like watching a bird have a bath
Just re read that, I meant the sparrows :lol:
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Re: My Birds

Post by kata » Sun Aug 04, 2013 1:14 pm

:lol: :lol: Flounder,

There were a lot more on there. In fact moments earlier loads of birds gatherd on the rooftop and arials accross the way. They looked really cool as they perched down one side of the roof and some down the other. I was thinking no, not already, not migrate time.

After that they all came to the garage top to bathe. I opened the door as quiet as possible and some flew but some stayed I waited for them shaking and washing wings in the water. Its fantastic show when there are lots more than in the image. Also a long lense would have done better but I am happy.

Thanks Dave, Cordy and flounder!!

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Re: My Birds

Post by Clive60 » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:03 pm

Nice pic Kata, the only birds migrating back this month will be Swifts and they won't land anywhere until they come back next Spring.


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Re: My Birds

Post by kata » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:24 pm

Thanks Clive,

We saw a mega amount of birds flying off somewhere last year, could they be Starlings?

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Re: My Birds

Post by Deedee » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:30 pm

Thats Lovely Kata, i love to watch the birds, except the Magpies icon_rambo I chase them..


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Re: My Birds

Post by kata » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:21 pm

Thanks Dee,

Yea, Pigeons and Doves are a menace. Its a shame, they are God's creatures but steal where they can off small birds.

I have seen a Dove (regular visitor) try to land on a peg of my bird feeder, only to scare its self silly as the feeder rocked from the bird's weight. :lol:

Pigeons are just flying rats.
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Re: My Birds

Post by Conifers » Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:09 pm

Starlings and House Sparrows in the pic.
Clive60 wrote:Nice pic Kata, the only birds migrating back this month will be Swifts and they won't land anywhere until they come back next Spring.
Quite a lot of other birds heading south now, mainly waders. A lot of adult Cuckoos are already back in Africa, too.


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Re: My Birds

Post by kata » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:14 am

Thanks as always to Conifers for the I.D, Also Flounder for the Sparrows,

So those that are already gone Conifers do you think they know 'something' we don't..weather?

Not seen any trees as yet with fruit.

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Re: My Birds

Post by Conifers » Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:17 pm

kata wrote:So those that are already gone Conifers do you think they know 'something' we don't..weather?
Nope, just usual migration timing
kata wrote:Not seen any trees as yet with fruit.
Cherries have finished now (though at least up here, it was a poor crop this year)


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Re: My Birds

Post by kata » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:12 pm

Thanks!

The trees I was thinking of are the Rowan, last year they were early berries.

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Re: My Birds

Post by Conifers » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:58 pm

Rowans are just starting to turn orange now, so they'll be red soon. Which is sad as that means the end of summer.


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Re: My Birds

Post by kata » Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:53 am

Yes thats true,

I'll take notice when I go out today as I pass loads of trees along the way.

Autumn...shudders n shivers. I just hope its a much better winter this time.

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