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I stopped putting food out over winter (I've since learned that was the wrong thing to do) and since restarting in March the birds aren't touching the food. They very slowly make their way through the sunflower hearts, but haven't gone near the fat balls, suet or peanuts. Have they all starved to death over winter? 🤦‍♂️

The fat balls situation has always been weird though. They were demolishing mine last summer, but my parents who live about 20 metres away had no takers whatsoever. Edit - same brand of fat balls too, in fact they all came from the same box as we bought in bulk
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There is an inevitable drop in numbers over Winter, and so many of the birds that used to use your feeders last year will have karked it. Therefore, your new supply of food will take some time to be adopted again. Siting is quite important as well. I recently moved my feeder from a lawn location to amongst some established bushes, and the birds seem to much prefer it due to the extra cover from Sparrowhawks or other predators. As for brand preference I cannot say I've noticed particular preference, but they do seem to like everything from the 'Peckish' brand O get from Tesco.



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A beautiful Wheatear an Chough on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, near Solva, this afternoon.
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This is better.
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Cuńts.
Complete and utter scum. 🤬



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Darran wrote:
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Cuńts.
Complete and utter scum. 🤬

Absolutety beyond belief. Why on earth would anyone do something like this???🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬



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Darran wrote:
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Cuńts.
Complete and utter scum. 🤬

Dreadful.....Bastards.



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A Ringed Necked Parakeet in my friends sisters garden near Richmond this week.
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Took this back in 2010 whilst walking along the banks of the Thames. Very common up there now.



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