Birds Bathtime.

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Re: Birds Bathtime.

Post by mike » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:15 pm

Saw 2 Long Tailed Tits in the garden this afternoon, first ever, on the feeders looking for food.It takes a while for wild birds to suss out how to eat from the feeders, the Blue Tits learn fast, but the Robins and Chaffinch takes a while to learn.The Blackbirds just dont bother, they look for things that fall down from the table on the garden floor, they dont have the know how to work out how to get the food. :lol:

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Re: Birds Bathtime.

Post by mike » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:53 pm

Good day for me yesterday, two Crows flew past me near the Slough Park in Coventry at 14.52 hours and the one was my friend the Crow with the frozen left leg, with I think a partner with it going the same direction from the M6 going south towards the Park....I dont get much chance now to leave food or chips in the car park at the Slough any more, so I worry its getting enough to eat this weather,sounds silly but I thats how I feel, I say a little pray for it every week and hope it makes it through this bad weather.

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Re: Birds Bathtime.

Post by mike » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:30 pm

Last Thursday I saw my friend the Crow again, the one with the frozen leg hanging straight down at 14.52 hours sitting with trouble on the roof top in all that wind.I could see its bad leg hanging down in the way for it, and it was trying hard to stay on the roof,I really find it upsetting I cannot help it live a better life.When I can I leave bread and corn in the car park at the Slough Park, its all I can do really,I know it hangs around there often, and it has a mate with it now as well, thats a comfort to know.

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Re: Birds Bathtime.

Post by mike » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:36 pm

While I look every day I havent seen my friend the Crow since middle of March, I fear the worse but I pray for it every night, it was born with such a bad condition to even last one Summer, so its a fighter.Its leg is frozen downward and stiff with both its toes extended straight down, how it moves I just dont know, and landing in trees and on roofs is to me impossible, but it still manages bless it.

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Re: Birds Bathtime.

Post by mike » Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:13 pm

I need to say here this reply is the entire truth with nothing added...I am SO happy today, I sat in the Slough Park car park at 1.28 today eating my chips and saugage, when my friend the Crow with that frozen leg flew past me just a short distance away, I had thought it was dead bless it after all this time not seeing it...I have said so many prays for this bird with such a cruel condition of that frozen leg hanging straight down including its ankle and toes, just how it manages I have no idea, to feed and move about in trees and on roof tops is beyond me....The Crow was close to the cafe end of Jackers Road, and perhaps it finds scrapes to eat where people buy food for dinner and leave things in the car park.I always stop in the car park and leave chips in case the Crow passes that way, and today it did, I am OVER the moon honest .Since March I have said prays almost every night for its safe keeping, and I thank God he heard me, cause today it flew past,a wonderful thing....I sat in the car park before it came and I asked yet again to know its well,to show me it was alive and well,and this time it flew past,so prays answered.The Crow is different now, its frozen leg is shorter, I think its lost its ankle and the extended toes that hung down,now its like a short stump about half the length of what it was before, so its much better to land on houses and trees I imagine, but I have no idea if it can walk at all.Im a happy happy man today, after being in a dark place for a while, something wonderful happened for me today, and I know our thoughts and prays are heard.

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Re: Birds Bathtime.

Post by mike » Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:52 pm

YESTERDAY when I was driving home near Bell Green Coventry a Little Egret flew out of the brook/stream alongside the road and flew past me just about 10 feet up, this is the first ever Egret I have seen in my life,what a gift,I went straight home and filled the EURO coupon in,like you would.

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Re: Birds Bathtime.

Post by mike » Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:24 pm

Spent a little time in the Slough Car park here in Coventry yesterday eating my chips, and looking for my friend the Crow with the deformed leg.I never saw it at all but to be honest not many birds were flying about anyway in that heat.I say a pray all the while for that Crow and its little partner, I just dont know how any bird which cannot walk can keep alive, how does it even get food enough to keep it healthy.Its been 3 years I have watched this Crow, so it manages to live and feed, but how thats what keeps me guessing ? Long may it fly and enjoy life, with that frozen leg hanging down I dont know how it manages anything, Im lost for words really.

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