Thursday, January 31, 2013


We have now got the bird feeder stand sorted; the old peanuts that got saturated through the prolonged wet weather have been disposed of; the seed feeder that was not so well secured,  has been retrieved from the ground, refilled, secured back in situ and, hopefully, will withstand a bit of weather. 

Late morning,  I saw a few small birds feeding - chat with hubby follows:-

Me:  There were some small birds at the feeder, the first for a while;
Him: There haven't been any lately;
Me:   Perhaps the feeder is a bit exposed;
Him: Could be;
Me:  Perhaps the birds need to know the food is available.
Him: Okay, I'll put a message on Twitter!



Jenny said...
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Jenny said...

A man after my own heart, ZACL. ;)

ZACL said...

Och, well... I'll let him know, Jennyta.

Anonymous said...

I'm sure that the birds will find the food easily enough without tweeting about it! Flighty xx

Snowbird said...

Hahahaha....very clever! You may just be overwhekmed with the response though!!!xxxxx

ZACL said...

Hi Mr F,

The birds are still rationing their visits. There are a lot of other kind bird feeding people around and about.

ZACL said...

I'll take a temporary rain check on the feeders being flying response to any twittering yet.


Anonymous said...

ha ha ha!! nice rejoinder! We're in the process of building a bird table ... but I have an uneasy feeling that we'll only see pigeons, magpies and wretched gulls :(

ZACL said...

Hi GillyK,

If it is an open table with some shrubbery around and about, you may get fewer gulls than you think. I have a friend who has one, close to her kitchen window. She throws a handful of mixed seeds on it when it seems empty-ish, and the small-ish and small birds thrive on what is left out on the table. If your table is in wide open space, that might allow for a free for all, or some.