Saturday, 25 January 2014


It's always been a puzzle why I regularly find one of the sunflower feeders on the ground.  Occasionally I think it might have blown off the shepherd's crook but if it hasn't been windy then I have no explanation.

I have now:

I love the Rooks which visit us nearly as much as I love the Red Squirrels.  The pictures were taken last November but I 'lost' the memory card ....

(Lightbox feature still not working.  On the 'Something is Broken' Blogger page a note was posted that "we're working on it" - on 20th January)


  1. Good grief... I'd have bet a lot on it being squirrels.

    1. You'd think so Jessica, but when the squirrels want sunflower hearts they do this:

    2. The greys have been through every 'squirrel proof' feeder we've tried..

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    1. Thanks Jenny, I like the Rooks because they, like all corvids, are so clever.

      We have one who comes and taps on the kitchen window if there is no food accessible ...

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    1. Thanks Jill, unfortunately on this occasion he was disturbed by something before he could complete the task.


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