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Tom_Arundel
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Amazing

I`ve been watching the blue tits in the nesting box on our garage wall (well it passes the time!) The chicks are about ready to leave the nest and feeding is frenetic, the adults fly in about every minute or less. Hole in the nest box is the same size as the cross section of the bird and it has no perch, they just fly straight in. Today has 40mph gusting wind and they still fly straight in, on target every time. ...... ....amazing! 

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They are amazing, we have sparrows doing the same through a hole in the wall next door. Have you got any photos? Duncan
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I'm always impressed by the way birds appear to fly into or through a hedge.

Stephen

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The same thing here, nesting box on an Ash Tree at the bottom of the garden. Amazing the way they fly straight in with no hesitation.
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At the inlaws they have them nesting in an old cast iron water pump. The outlet points down and the birds fly into this with a little dip before entry.

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The birds have flown! All gone this morning.

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It is astonishing how quickly some animals mature. Like seeing a giraffe calf stand up so soon after birth.

Stephen

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Our bird box has been taken over by Tree Bumblebees this year.  Unusual for bumblebees both my wife and I have been stung by them while in the vicinity but not that close.  Apparently they will be gone in June so we are social distancing for the time being.

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It is amazing isn't it. We have a nest in our stone wall and we love watching the parents whizzing back and forth to the nest. It's very low so I hope the cats don't find it.

Sam Byebye

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It's cats and magpies around here that raid the nests. Both are not welcome in my garden.

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A baby Blackbird spent a couple of days in our garden. It had downy feathers but no tail feathers. It could fly up as far as the garden bench but couldn't fly high enough to clear the fence.

It's Mum spent all of her time feeding it and trying to encourage it up onto the fence. After a couple of days it made it. Thumb Up

Also spotted a Red Kite circling over the village. Amazing what you see when spending time in the garden.

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