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Forum: Anglesey Friday 16th October 2009, 09:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By petecockney
Thanks everybody on this thread. Since last week...

Thanks everybody on this thread. Since last week I have had numerous birds visiting my garden, far more than I ever had before.
Thankyou all.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th September 2009, 21:32
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By petecockney
You could try niger seed, that is sure to attract...

You could try niger seed, that is sure to attract goldfinch and greenfinch.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th September 2009, 17:35
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By petecockney
Birds re visiting garden

Hi
Since June I have had no birds feeding at my garden, however in the past five days I have had up to 9 goldfinches, 6 blue tits, pair of great tits and a large number of starlings.
I am chuffed to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 14th September 2009, 15:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By petecockney
Identification

Looks like a sparrow hawk to me.
Forum: Anglesey Thursday 6th August 2009, 08:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By petecockney
reduction of birds generally

Hi,
I live on Anglesey and I had up until last year around 18 to 20 goldfinches feed at my garden. Siskins and serins were few and chaffinch were numerous.
During the past 9 months to date I have...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 20th April 2008, 12:55
Replies: 19
Views: 33,529
Posted By petecockney
I should not worry to much about your looking...

I should not worry to much about your looking into the nest, however I would refrain from that if I were you.You will soon know if they are there because they will be continually bringing supplies to...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Saturday 26th January 2008, 15:51
Replies: 19
Views: 33,529
Posted By petecockney
Hi I have had a blue tit roosting since last...

Hi
I have had a blue tit roosting since last september, but on new years day it left and has not retuned. I think it could have been killed by a cat. However I have a camera in my nestbox and I did...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 24th December 2007, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 4,933
Posted By petecockney
Thanks Marmot

Thanks Marmot
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 24th December 2007, 13:16
Replies: 3
Views: 4,933
Posted By petecockney
Smile Blue tit in nest box

I have had a single blue tit in nest box since last september.
My question is :- is it more likely to be a male than a female. I am unable to tell the difference between the sexes of a blue tit.
I...
Forum: Nestboxes Thursday 6th September 2007, 14:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,729
Posted By petecockney
Hi Poeceli I had 7 blue tit chicks this year,the...

Hi Poeceli
I had 7 blue tit chicks this year,the nest is still intact, should I remove it from the nest box so that they rebuild next year, or should i leave it alone.
I would appreciate any thoughts...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Thursday 31st May 2007, 07:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By petecockney
blue tit's

Leesa
Following on from my message last night.
All tit's left the nest 0600 hours today.
One was left behind on it's own for a short while then the adult came to nestbox fed the youg chick and both...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Wednesday 30th May 2007, 22:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By petecockney
Hi Same thing has just happened to me I have 7...

Hi
Same thing has just happened to me I have 7 chicks (CCTV), but since 2000hrs both male and female have not visited to feed birds and the femail has not returned to the nest. Could it be that the...
Forum: Nestboxes Tuesday 15th May 2007, 19:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By petecockney
Hi I have had seven blue tit's eggs hatch on the...

Hi
I have had seven blue tit's eggs hatch on the 10 May, all are still ok and being fed by parent's at a rapid rate. Weather is pretty mild and I have seen one or two caterpillars about. So it seems...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 30th April 2007, 17:52
Replies: 2
Views: 4,060
Posted By petecockney
Thanks very much Marmot for your speedy reply and...

Thanks very much Marmot for your speedy reply and good information and tip.
Cheers
Pete
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 30th April 2007, 16:56
Replies: 2
Views: 4,060
Posted By petecockney
blue tit egg incubation

Hi
Could anyone tell me the eggincubation time for blue tit,s.
I have a nestbox with seven eggs in it and the female is now nearly always in the box. It has a cctv camera fitted.

Cheers
Pete B (:
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 20th February 2007, 21:41
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By petecockney
Blue tits nesting

Hi
I have had a blue tit visiting my nestbox since xmas day, we have nick named it santa. He/she stays there every night just before dark and is leaving every morning at dawn, this has happened...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 8th February 2007, 16:11
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By petecockney
Crossbills etc

Hi David
Newborough forest is a pretty good place to go from time to time as is the nature reserve at Llyn Alaw.
Wherever you go you just need the luck to be in the right place at the right...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Thursday 8th February 2007, 13:33
Replies: 23
Views: 3,618
Posted By petecockney
Goldfinches

I hope that you are not harming these lovely wild birds by catching and ringing them.
Would you like to wear a tag.
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 8th February 2007, 13:23
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By petecockney
Saying Hello

Hi, just thought I would say hello and welcome you to the site. I find it really helpful.
B (:
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 6th February 2007, 09:01
Replies: 34
Views: 2,774
Posted By petecockney
Hi Nick Thanks for your reply, just another quick...

Hi Nick
Thanks for your reply, just another quick question for all out there.
I have a camera in a bird nesting box. On Christmas day a blue tit came into it and has arrived daily / evening since...
Forum: Nestboxes Friday 5th January 2007, 16:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By petecockney
niger seed

Hi Cathy
I don't know if the feeder is to near the house, but I can tell you thar niger will definately attract chaffinch, lots of greenfinch, serin and siskin.
At the moment I have about a dozen...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Friday 18th August 2006, 19:45
Replies: 34
Views: 2,774
Posted By petecockney
bullfinches

Hi Nick
That is a first class sighting, I have only ever seen a male bullfinch once and that was last year.
Could you tell me what you are using to attract them.
I regulary use niger seed to attract...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Saturday 1st April 2006, 10:04
Replies: 1,047
Views: 48,772
Posted By petecockney
Goldfinch

Hi
Could I suggest that you need to get some niger seed, then you will get plenty of goldfinches.
Honest
Pete
Forum: Food and Feeders Sunday 26th March 2006, 18:36
Replies: 19
Views: 2,161
Posted By petecockney
Hi I had two bramlings in my garden this week as...

Hi
I had two bramlings in my garden this week as a new species to visit me.
I had never seen a bramling before.
I get plenty of goldfinch, greenfinch, siskin and serin.
I also for the first time a...
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Tuesday 27th December 2005, 08:57
Replies: 1,047
Views: 48,772
Posted By petecockney
Hi Chris How do you get the .. report bad post...

Hi Chris
How do you get the .. report bad post icon .. on you scren.

Keep throwing stones near the cat and it will pay less and less visits to your garden.
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