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My New Birdbath?


My New Birdbath?

Although I love my new birdbath Im as little disappointed as I havent yet seen any one trying it out, a couple have perched on it but none have taken the plunge, perhaps I have shy birds who only bathe in privacey lol



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You forgot to fit the diving board.

28 Feb, 2010

 

Lol Toto :)
Do you think it could be a little close to the shrubs PP ? I'm sure they'll love it when they get used to it being there.

28 Feb, 2010

 

Oh Toto silly me lol
Aster you could be right, but will wait a little longer and can always trim the shrubs back a little;0)

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28 Feb, 2010

 

Think they will just need a few days to get used to it Pp....its a beauty...

28 Feb, 2010

 

You could always erect a privacy screen for them, PP! Or perhaps a small stone in the middle might help as birds often seem to like standing on something other than the edge (but I don't know why!)

28 Feb, 2010

 

You maybe need a shower curtain like Milky had Carole...Lol! Probably a towel rail would help too....:o)))

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Jane,Gee and Janey , I could also include some bubble bath and sunflower moisturising oil LOL

28 Feb, 2010

 

I've noticed sparrows drinking from the barrel pond,they won't be doing that after I've baled out some water lol. We've had so much rain the level is almost to the top,I don't want the fish leaping out !
Did you see my pic of a wood pigeon having a rain shower ?

28 Feb, 2010

amy
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I'm sure they will come to it soon Carole it is new to them ... it's a lovely bath !

28 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Amy I hope so, it took a few days before they ventured on the birdtable, so will just have to be patient!
Will have a peep at your pics Aster, very fond of Wood pigeons, game for anything are'nt they!

28 Feb, 2010

 

Perhaps you have clean birds Carole as they bath in winter to keep their feathers clean, in order to fly. I have one which they drink from, so I don't mind if they are shy, or crafty and take one when we are not looking lol.

28 Feb, 2010

 

Perhaps they can sense the Pussy cat lurking around the Shrubbery.
Try moving it away from the shrubs,in the open
as long as it is put close to trees, they should be safe from Predators!
It looks a nice solid Bird Bath, i am sure they will love it, once they get
used to it. I agree with Sixpence they may have a crafty one when you are not looking.

1 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks FP. you are properly right ! having a quick dip when Im not looking Lol

1 Mar, 2010

 

im sure they will be in it soon especially when we have our heatwave carole, maybe if you offer free back scrub :o))

3 Mar, 2010

 

And a Cut and Blow Sandra lol

3 Mar, 2010

 

oh yes lets not forget that carole hahah :o)

3 Mar, 2010

 

Fingers crossed they use it soon.

5 Mar, 2010

 

I've put various feeders out and they seem to ignore them for ages. I think they take their time before they adopt something new....and it does look very lovely, I remember you buying it:-)

9 Mar, 2010

 

love your b-bath, If they don't want it I'll dip a toe in!

19 May, 2010



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