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Poor little fella...

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  1. Artimus
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    Missed the bird box, slammed into the wall & fell to the slabbed patio beside me.

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    He doesn't seem to want to fly again! What do I do with him?
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    s3clarke Money grabbing s3!

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    stamp on him :meeting:
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    Put it in a Pie? :p
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    Put a For Sale sign on his house?
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    Lol. I should have known better than to ask in here.

    Crisis temporarily averted til he gets his mojo back.

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    keep it as a pet
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    Friend for life there mate. seems happy in the ashtray.
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    or let it play with my lizard [​IMG]
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    Now give it a beer and talk about the Wright Bros....
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    The cat will have him as soon as you take your eyes off him.
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    1 x length of tube
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    well that didn't take long, He just took off for the trees at the bottom of the garden.

    ...I miss him already. :sadlike:
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    time to pull out the rifle and get him back lol :friends:
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    Awww, bless! What a little cutie. Glad he's flew off OK. (For future reference, I would've called the RSPCA)

    I only get stupid wood pigeons & starlings in my garden. One of the downsides of having a garden so small there's no trees for the prettier birds to nest in. :(
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    Glad it all ended well! I could never be a vet! Too much of a wimp when it comes to animals!
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    You don't need trees in your garden, just put a birdbox up somewhere cats can't get to it, in a year or two something (maybe finches, dependent on the size of the opening) will take up residence.

    They prefer boxes\houses to tree nesting too, as it means Magpies & the like can't get to their eggs to steal them. :icon_thumright:
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    errr, looks like one of those baby Dragon things! Couldn't have that around here, I'd be sleeping with one eye open. lol
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    RSPCA are not bothered about birds, and even the RSPB, whose head office is just a couple of miles from me, they are also not bothered. A charity set up to protect birds, and when I called them to say I had found 3 fledglings, they told me they were not interested.

    I spent ages finding a home for them, a lovely lady who took on fledglings, I had to drive for 2 hours to get to her, and I gave her £20 for some grub, and she took them on.

    RSPB are such snobs. Honest. They don't give a stuff.
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    I've got a lovely bird feeder in my garden that the pretty little birds just won't visit. Probably because 2 of my neighbours have cats (& next doors cat likes to "visit" my garden...) I'm going to try to get some kind of cat deterrent this summer I think. Might put a bird box on my shed. Can't really put it on the house - plus I'd never see them if I did! :)

    Knew the RSPB wouldn't be bothered, but thought the RSPCA would at least be able to give some guidance over the phone...
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    Good for you mate, at least someone gives a toss about the animals in this world, I'd buy you a beer anytime :)
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    lol. as long as I'm not working a shift, I'd have a beer with you Nige. :beerchug:
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    These were taken this evening, He's fully recovered and feeding the family...

    Hello 2.jpg

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    Incoming ..the speed they fly at that box, I'm not surprised he knocked himself silly yesterday.

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    Poser ..

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    he doesn't seem to mind the camera at all, and has been hanging around outside a lot more than usual. ;)
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    Nice ending!

    a result!
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    Carpet gripper nailed to the fence will keep them out mate or Prikka Strip :laugh:

    I fcuking hate cats - they crap on my front lawn and on the bark in my kids' play area out the back and I have to clean up their mess.
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    had a little finch thingy do that a few years back, went into the patio windows. same thing - sat on the pavement looking up at me w/ a dazed expression but flitted off a few minutes later. they're fairly resilient it would seem. had a pigeon hit the back bedroom window too, left a big perfect dust angel inprint.
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    He's not a "Poor little fella" anymore

    You've heard of Kung Fu Panda ...meet Kung Fu Blue Tit

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    :wtf:
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    That's effing cool, check him out, old big balls lol.
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