Dan HaywoodParticipantFebruary 13, 2021 at 4:35 pmPost count: 412
Good birding there today. Thanks to everyone who has donated seed money to the project.
Reed Bunting 14
Lesser Redpoll 1
(but still no Tree Sprogs!)
Getting very goosey in Pilling today (with Tundra Bean, Lesser and Russian White-fronted Goose to be had) but my birding was at the LDBWS feeding station*. Watching 90 Linnets enjoying the seed I'd just put down was a big buzz: https://t.co/B9xBYsPOQH pic.twitter.com/9FDLgBkuxE
— Lancaster & District Birdwatching (@LDBWSnews) February 13, 2021Dan HaywoodParticipantFebruary 14, 2021 at 5:40 pmPost count: 412
LDBWS feeding station seedeaters (mostly on the deck) this afternoon:
Reed Bunting 13
Lesser Redpoll 1
A mix of Linnets, Chaffinches and Reed Buntings eating LDBWS seed mix at Fairfield. Jack Snipe by 'School Pond' in the N half of the reserve. Hawfinch seen at a former district stronghold (Woodwell, Silverdale). https://t.co/MSuWeBpHCd pic.twitter.com/o2xD2NKnhh
— Lancaster & District Birdwatching (@LDBWSnews) February 14, 2021Dan HaywoodParticipantFebruary 14, 2021 at 6:05 pmPost count: 412
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.
Dan.MalParticipantFebruary 16, 2021 at 4:40 pmPost count: 6
Have you got a delivery address for new seed.
MalDan HaywoodParticipantFebruary 16, 2021 at 6:01 pmPost count: 412
32 Cavendish Street
Thanks!MalParticipantFebruary 16, 2021 at 7:24 pmPost count: 6eddybaytonParticipantFebruary 16, 2021 at 7:40 pmPost count: 75
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??
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