Discussion in 'education & employment' started by mrs quoad, Nov 3, 2017.
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I bet you just get a fat squirrels and pigeons. (if my feeder is anything to go by)
rather sexist way of talking about microsoft's latest thing, isn't it?
oh, hang on, i see what you mean...
It’s part of a double whammy, each of which has so far attracted 0 birds.
Even the usual magpies aren’t out there this morning. Perhaps they don’t like going out when it’s cold.
I'm gonna be watching this thread like a... Bluetit.
Are the feeders attached to the window? If so, aren't you worried about birds crashing into the window? I would be - after cats. windows are the number one risk to birds.
It takes a while for birds to realise there is food available. They don't have magic seedar. They will come, be patient.
You will definitely attract magpies (and starlings) to your fat balls (fnarr) if you usually see them.
There's enough sunflower seeds there to last my Blue Tits, Great Tits, Coal Tits and Nuthatches about 3 minutes and 35 seconds.
They have perfectly legitimate food seeking behavioural patterns, which will eventually lead them to your feeder.
My fat balls bring all the birds to the yard.
We have about 30kg at home, so will bring in refills as appropriate.
Should also probably try not to leave them up overnight, because drunk students.
I put up a new bird station on Sunday from aldi (£14.99 bargain, with all the bits) haven't seen a single bird at it yet everything still full!!
But what will the poor starving birds do for breakfast, unless you're going to put them back up before dawn?
On no account get excited and shout 'look at those tits' as you could find yourself on a one way visit to HR.
Or 'sugar tits'
If they’re that hungry maybe you should put up a kebab feeder.
They'll have to make do with pigeon.
Aren't you up late? You need to feed the poor starving birds at dawn tomorrow.
I hope its not a cloud subscription model, you don't want your office to be reliant solely on a connection to Azures services.
Don't they just love the sunflower seeds!
Regular seeds last 4-5 days (now I've worked out a way to stop the pigeon being able to gorge on them), sunflower seeds about 500g lasts a morning If we're lucky.
Looking forward to Mrs Q's update:
Spoiler: Coming soon...
Come on mrs quoad -- have they found that feeder yet?
I have considered scattering some seeds more broadly, to give them the idea. (We scatter them on our driveway, so sparrows can eat without being attacked / shoved off by starlings).
What are you DOING in that car park??
We (the toddler and I) bought two sacks of carrion yesterday. (Well. Bags of “dried mealworm and shrimp.” Which smells pretty much as awful as the name suggests.)
I may bring some of that in to chuck around, as we’ve mostly got corvids and magpies out front, and I reckon they’d be more tempted by stinky corpses than by seeds.
Delicious stinky worms.
Who could resist?
Unusually, topped by full length trousers.
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