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Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 10th February 2010, 01:10
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By Ditch
OK, as no one else has offered a view point on...

OK, as no one else has offered a view point on this one, LP;

" Second floor flat ". I've never been too clear on all this stuff. Would that be there's a flat at ground level. Then someone else....
Forum: Food and Feeders Monday 8th February 2010, 15:09
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By Ditch
Which particular feeders are ye referring to?...

Which particular feeders are ye referring to? Have they a brand name?
Forum: Food and Feeders Monday 8th February 2010, 15:06
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Ditch
There's been no shortage of them over here.

There's been no shortage of them over here.
Forum: Mammals Thursday 28th January 2010, 12:10
Replies: 24
Views: 2,924
Posted By Ditch
Thanks, Edward. Nice to have an informed...

Thanks, Edward. Nice to have an informed perspective, 'from the horses mouth', as it were.

Shame the poor thing managed to 'get lost'. But, there we are.
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 26th January 2010, 09:46
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Ditch
My point exactly, John. Not everything about...

My point exactly, John. Not everything about badgers is black and white ;) (Incidentally; Whilst trying to form the above post, I too had that same problem with talking of their ..... I thought of...
Forum: Mammals Monday 25th January 2010, 23:38
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Ditch
FozzyBear; How would ye say 'your' stuff compares...

FozzyBear; How would ye say 'your' stuff compares to the below shown ~ with an internationally recognisable Zippo lighter used as sizing gauge?

'Turkish Van'; We're talking natural creatures here....
Forum: Mammals Monday 25th January 2010, 06:23
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Ditch
No personal experience of Otters, Paul. But, that...

No personal experience of Otters, Paul. But, that looks like Badger, to me.

Be interested to hear what anyone else thinks. Though, ye really should have just sneaked a bit up and had a good look and...
Forum: Nestboxes Monday 25th January 2010, 05:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,347
Posted By Ditch
South's the last direction I'd face a nest box,...

South's the last direction I'd face a nest box, mate. More North to East seems to be the Industry Standard. Of course; Ye make no mention of any other details .....

Swifts? BTO book gives a plan or...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 24th January 2010, 06:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,084
Posted By Ditch
Damn, Scousemouse; Ye beat me to it! I was...

Damn, Scousemouse; Ye beat me to it! I was reading down this thread with bated breath, just gagging to mention Carol Carpenter! :-O
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 20th January 2010, 18:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ditch
Sorted. We're leading by 60+ to 30% right now :t:

Sorted. We're leading by 60+ to 30% right now :t:
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 19th January 2010, 23:24
Replies: 25
Views: 2,605
Posted By Ditch
Done and dusted. I've always had time for Bird...

Done and dusted. I've always had time for Bird Life ~ Malta.

That's not Hunting, after all. It's just wanton, indiscriminate slaughter by a bunch of Neanderthals with a complex :C

Just as bad in...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 19th January 2010, 00:15
Replies: 41
Views: 8,442
Posted By Ditch
What happened to the House Sparrows, about a...

What happened to the House Sparrows, about a decade ago? Has anyone worked that out yet?

I read somewhere, recently, that the Greenfinches in Eire are in big trouble now. All the more reason we...
Forum: Mammals Sunday 17th January 2010, 18:08
Replies: 4
Views: 3,191
Posted By Ditch
I don't even know if we have any voles over here....

I don't even know if we have any voles over here. But, I've caught enough shrews inside my cottage. Heart breaking to find the poor little souls.

This is at ground level, by the way. I don't have...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 13th January 2010, 23:06
Replies: 10
Views: 2,100
Posted By Ditch
I have a hundred and thirty yard run of hedge...

I have a hundred and thirty yard run of hedge here which I asked be left to me. I cut it myself. With a petrol driven hedge trimmer. Man, what a job That is! Couple of days of hopping up and down on...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Wednesday 13th January 2010, 22:00
Replies: 7
Views: 4,060
Posted By Ditch
Kenny; Loads of discussion around this subject...

Kenny; Loads of discussion around this subject Here. (http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=156346) :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th January 2010, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By Ditch
That'll be one of those Russian Blackbirds;...

That'll be one of those Russian Blackbirds; Turdus merulas spetznazii ;)

Gorgeous looking thing. I like piebald creatures :t:
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 12th January 2010, 22:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,940
Posted By Ditch
Going back some years now but; The WWT site at...

Going back some years now but; The WWT site at Arundel, in Sussex, had a Water Rail who was a regular round one of their feeders. Cute little bugger! :king: I really like Water Rails.

Regards birds...
Forum: Food and Feeders Tuesday 12th January 2010, 22:23
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Ditch
" Porridge Oats ". Isn't that what they'd...

" Porridge Oats ". Isn't that what they'd otherwise call " Rolled " or " Crushed " oats? Available in agricultural stores for a few quid a huge sack.

Woman I knew used to get a sack in and feed a...
Forum: Food and Feeders Tuesday 12th January 2010, 22:08
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By Ditch
How long's a piece of string, Chris? I'd...

How long's a piece of string, Chris?

I'd suggest ye play it by eye. I remember once having Black Sunflower Seed shells build up to ankle level before I even noticed it (Nightmare!). Generally...
Forum: Food and Feeders Monday 11th January 2010, 18:41
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Ditch
Chris; I've 'slept on' this one and have decided...

Chris; I've 'slept on' this one and have decided ye right; People do feed spuds to waterfowl.

Now, granted, " Ducks and geese are birds. " But, so are vultures. And a diet of flesh would soon see...
Forum: Food and Feeders Sunday 10th January 2010, 04:01
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By Ditch
Harry; The best 'formula' I know, for counting ye...

Harry; The best 'formula' I know, for counting ye garden birds, is to crack open an account with the BTO (etc) " Bird Track " scheme. Or, better, join the BTO " Garden Bird Watch ".

Granted, I...
Forum: Food and Feeders Sunday 10th January 2010, 03:38
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Ditch
:t: Cheers, peeps. That sounds better than I...

:t: Cheers, peeps. That sounds better than I suspected. I guess what ever else they can find helps balance things out too. I mean; We've all seen Corvids eating what can't possibly be good for them,...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Saturday 9th January 2010, 01:32
Replies: 15
Views: 2,245
Posted By Ditch
I see. Fair play to ye, Kendal. That sort of...

I see. Fair play to ye, Kendal. That sort of fencing, eh? (No. I couldn't really have explained it either! |:D|) So that'll be, what? Three or so foot high?

Ok, mate; If ye interested in further...
Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 6th January 2010, 23:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,671
Posted By Ditch
Back to these 'Dried' Mealworms ~ most any sort...

Back to these 'Dried' Mealworms ~ most any sort of mealworms, really; I looked at a tub of them yesterday. How Much?! :eek!: Made my eyes water, I can tell ye!

I was still torn though. IF they'd be...
Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 6th January 2010, 23:08
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Ditch
Doesn't " Peanut Butter " (I take it ye mean...

Doesn't " Peanut Butter " (I take it ye mean commercially produced?) contain rather a lot of salt? I thought salt, in such levels, was said to be bad for birds?
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