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Post by Bea » November 8th, 2017, 5:07 pm

sigge wrote:November is the time to build and set up some nest boxes :mrgreen:
Here is my latest box made for Tengmalm's Owl/Stock Dove
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Hole 12cm
Deep 55cm
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Hope they like it!
:thumbs: Looks great, I would move in! :D

Good luck, I hope your nestbox will be successful :2thumbsup:
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Post by mogga » November 17th, 2017, 9:31 pm

I made a video of all the different birds that appeared at my feeding places.
Since one and a half year I am feeding them and recording a lot.

So this is a summary of this time.
There were 13 different bird species so far.

You can guess their names, if you like.
But not the professionals among you – for them it's too easy! :D


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Post by balistar » November 18th, 2017, 1:15 am

:hi: Mogga,
what a beautiful and diverse feeding-station, selfmade i guess?

I recognized 11 from these 13.
I'm not sure at # 2 (the singing is as wonderful as from a nightingale).
And what a huge bird is #3 ? Didn't see a bird like this before. As big as a blackbird.
# 13 was an exotic (3-coloured) "birdy" :mrgreen:

From my little feedingplace I can add two crested tits and two long tailed tits, coming every day, always the same couples.

Thank you for this nice video. :wave:

Edit:
#2 could it be a Prunella modularis? I don't know in English (in German it is Heckenbraunelle)

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Post by Birdfriend » November 18th, 2017, 1:44 pm

mogga wrote:I made a video of all the different birds that appeared at my feeding places.
Since one and a half year I am feeding them and recording a lot.
You can guess their names, if you like.
But not the professionals among you – for them it's too easy! :D
Amazing video you made, mogga! :thumbs:
I ask me, what is this for a "oddity bird" at the end from your movie... :rotf:

balistar :wave: I think number three are juvenile blackbirds.
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Post by mogga » November 18th, 2017, 4:24 pm

:wave: balistar, Birdfriend,

Yes, the birdhouse is selfmade.
I will soon rework it a little, the feed becomes too wet, if it is raining.

Right, Number 2 is a 'Heckenbraunelle' :D 'Dunnock' in English.
Number 3 are juvenile blackbirds, as Birdfriend said. After leaving the nest, they were running around on my terrace every day for about 2 or 3 weeks.

Crested and long-tailed tits have not been here so far.

There are 3 cats here in the neighborhood. I always scare them off, but they don't care about it. The next day they cross over my terrace as if nothing has happened... :rant: :D

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Post by balistar » November 18th, 2017, 7:38 pm

:hi: mogga and Birdfriend,

aaah, juvenile blackbirds :slap: So far I only saw juvenile great tits and blue tits at my place - this year about 10-12 - as cute as yours, mogga, in your video, sitting on the thin twigs, waiting and loudly begging for food :D

The voice from the dunnock is just gorgeous.

Since two days appeares, when it gets dark, a "cleaner" at the feedingplace on the ground - a hedgehog :mrgreen:

My cat is only watching the birds - he does not chase them. It's interesting for him, watching them also from behind the window.

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Post by Bea » November 19th, 2017, 4:28 pm

Great video, mogga :thumbs:

Number 13 .... :mrgreen:

Currently main species at my feeder are Treesparrows and Housesparrows, a very "bossy" male Blackbird and some females, Chaffinch, Great Tit, Blue Tit (but only few Great and Blue Tits the last days).

And two Ravens .... robbing the fatballs ... :rolleyes:
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Post by mogga » January 19th, 2018, 5:55 pm

Blue tit tries to find out which is the best one.
Don't rush it, it takes a while. :rolleyes:

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Post by Birdfriend » January 19th, 2018, 10:02 pm

Thank you, mogga, it's a really nice video! The blue tit has finally found, whereupon he was searching. :2thumbsup:
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Post by mogga » January 20th, 2018, 3:33 pm

Yes. The great tit is faster, more single-minded :laugh: :


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Post by Birdfriend » January 21st, 2018, 6:54 pm

mogga wrote:Yes. The great tit is faster, more single-minded :laugh: :
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He is very determined!;-) Thanks,...and more therefrom... :thumbs:
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Post by mogga » January 24th, 2018, 11:08 pm

Ok, here's another video I made today.
Again a blue tit. It takes a bath every day. No matter if it's very cold and even if it's raining. When it's about 14:00 I know the blue tit will take a bath. :laugh:


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Post by Birdfriend » January 25th, 2018, 10:37 pm

TY, mogga, it's funny and nice to watch these lovely little birds. You catch such beautiful moments with your cam. :thumbs:
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Post by Mamicja » March 24th, 2018, 10:59 pm

:hi:
I found this guide on Animal Help Now webpage. It is the American organization, but hints could be useful anywhere.
https://ahnow.org/#/
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Post by Gavril » May 5th, 2018, 1:20 pm

:hi: Thanks for the great videos, Mogga! I got nothing incomparable pleasure from viewing. Blue tit taking a bath is wonderful! :thumbs:

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Post by mogga » May 9th, 2018, 7:30 pm

Thanks, Gavril!

My abiding visitors, the dunnocks.

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