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Pic of the Day

Uploaded Image Remember those? Snapped this morning through the window.

Posted at 15th Apr 2012 - 08:34PM   Posted by Fennie   Pic of the Day Comments: 9

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Ivy's Avatar OH groomed the dog on the lawn this afternoon and left some hair for the birds to pick up for their nests. In no time the grass looked as if we never had dog hair scattered around and we had bearded blue-tits and wrens even a robin with a "Kaiser Beard" was spotted at some time Very Happy Word must have spread quickly amongst our feathered friends that cheap nesting material was delivered to our garden. In my head I had that picture of my sleeping dog and a little bird plucking her back for more white hair to decorate the nest. Better called her in to prevent accidents.

Posted by: Ivy on 15th Apr 2012 at 09:15PM

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Faith's Avatar Many years ago my grandma used to leave lint on the top of the coal bunker for the birds to use for nesting.

Posted by: Faith on 15th Apr 2012 at 10:03PM

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Camilla's Avatar Lovely pic Fennie. See them here too feeding on the bird table.

Posted by: Camilla on 16th Apr 2012 at 01:37AM

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Fennie's Avatar Never thought to put out nesting material. Good idea.

Posted by: Fennie on 16th Apr 2012 at 09:21AM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar I always put the wad of lint from my dryer out - I stuff it in the tangled twigs of a climber. Also, sometimes my hair combings. I would love to see a nest lined with my offerings but I don't go looking for fear of disturbing mother bird.

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 16th Apr 2012 at 10:43AM

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Fennie's Avatar Don't have a dryer but I have cleaned my hair brush and put out the hair. Very Happy

Posted by: Fennie on 16th Apr 2012 at 12:23PM

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Faith's Avatar Isnt this a bit yuck? I don't particularly want birds nest lined with my hair.

Posted by: Faith on 16th Apr 2012 at 03:09PM

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Fennie's Avatar Ah but I have very nice hair, quite long and fine and very warm; just the thing for a nest come to think of it.

Posted by: Fennie on 16th Apr 2012 at 11:38PM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar Why not Faith, it's soft warm and comfortable and not normally full of pestsWink
I have a needlefelted Rat made with my Mothers Hair cuttings!

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 17th Apr 2012 at 10:48AM

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