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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #855 on: February 26, 2018, 09:53:28 PM »
The cold came back.  The 'Beast From The East' has teeth and was seriously nipping at my ears and fingertips on the way back from the shop.

I mentioned this to the lady at the Co-Op and she shivered theatrically.  "Hell, if you think it's cold it must be bloody freezing."

The water in my bird bath has been solid for the last week or so, but today was noticeably colder.

If it stays cold for long enough the government pay an extra tenner into my pension fund ;-)

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #856 on: February 26, 2018, 10:02:03 PM »
 ;D ;D

Worth the freeze then mate
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #857 on: February 26, 2018, 10:23:31 PM »
Every day I go out and pour a kettle of boiling water into the bird bath.  They get a crack at it before it freezes again.

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #858 on: February 26, 2018, 10:31:42 PM »
My dogs don't allow birds in the yard here. The birds do tend to taunt them a lot so I understand they are miffed but birds are rather pleasant at times.

When we travel, we fill containers at different stops for the birds in the heat. Usually left by a previous traveller, just to give them a boost. Always birds playing in them when we do it too
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« Reply #859 on: February 27, 2018, 02:40:17 AM »
Our dogs leave the birds to it, but they keep the squirrels in check.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #860 on: February 27, 2018, 05:47:47 AM »
One of our bird feeders on the road  ;D
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« Reply #861 on: February 27, 2018, 08:43:14 AM »
Hi FF...How are you doing?
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #862 on: February 27, 2018, 10:41:39 PM »
Very well Sita, and you?

Last day of our Summer today
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #863 on: February 27, 2018, 11:37:32 PM »
Had a Jay turn up in the front garden the other day.  I hoped he'd turn around for a better shot but he was camera shy.  One of our more colourful British birds.  Has some small but vivid blue feathers, and the body can look quite pink in bright sunlight.  My ex mother-in-law had one turn up regularly in her garden and insisted it must be an escaped parrot.

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Very much a snatched photo, through glass, because he was only there for a few seconds.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #864 on: February 27, 2018, 11:49:15 PM »
We have Blue Jays here. They're lovely, but loud.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #865 on: February 28, 2018, 02:18:15 AM »
One thing Oz does have and its beautiful birds. My fave is the blue Kookaburra
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« Reply #866 on: February 28, 2018, 10:26:55 AM »
Very well Sita, and you?

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I'm good :)
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #867 on: February 28, 2018, 10:28:34 AM »
But losing  :P
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #868 on: February 28, 2018, 10:38:44 AM »
Bummer, isn't it?

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #869 on: February 28, 2018, 10:30:14 PM »
Happens to her a lot
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