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  • Dan Haywood
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    Good birding there today. Thanks to everyone who has donated seed money to the project.

    Linnet 90
    Chaffinch 40
    Reed Bunting 14
    Lesser Redpoll 1

    (but still no Tree Sprogs!)

    Dan Haywood
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    LDBWS feeding station seedeaters (mostly on the deck) this afternoon:

    Chaffinch 40
    Linnet 26
    Reed Bunting 13
    Blackbird 6
    Lesser Redpoll 1

    Dan Haywood
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    Our ‘grain mountain’ is dwindling and were hoping to carry on the supplementary feeding for another three or four weeks.

    Is anybody able to help in purchasing a 25kg sack of this? https://www.gardenwildlifedirect.co.uk/no-wheat-wild-bird-seed-mix.html

    The birds are fond of sunflower chips and we have a good few kilos of those in stock (in my back room) but this particular mix is going down well too.

    Cheers,
    Dan.

    Mal
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    Hi Dan
    Have you got a delivery address for new seed.
    Mal

    Dan Haywood
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    32 Cavendish Street
    Lancaster
    LA1 5QA

    Thanks!

    Mal
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    ring me please mal

    • This reply was modified 8 months, 1 week ago by Mal.
    eddybayton
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    Dan

    I hope you and Mal don’t mind. To keep the project going until Spring I have ordered a bag of sunflower hearts to be dropped off at the above address. It should be with you in the next seven days. I have been able on a handful of occasions to see the results at the station. Remarkable. With the number of chaffinches it is quite surprising a brambling hasn’t cropped up….perhaps in passing soon??

    Dan Haywood
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    Many thanks Mal and Eddy. This will definitely keep us going until Mid-March when there will be a breeding season hiatus until the autumn.

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