Welcome! Grab a cup of tea, and enjoy browsing some of the photos and stories. As the 'teawife,' it is my duty to watch and listen and be a supportive friend, and a loving mum and wife. I should post more often, but sticking my nose into everyone's business keeps me busy! Kathy the teawife

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Bird Feeder Update

While we have been inundated over the last month with starlings and their fledglings, we also are fortunate to still have an array of Tits coming to the feeder. They particularly like to come in the lull between the starlings, who have a tendency to monopolize the feeders.

We've had a cute family of Blue Tits, with the parent teaching the three offspring to eat on the suet-filled coconut shells. Here is a photo of a Blue Tit taken today.

The coconut shells have been a real hit with all the birds. It's all they seem to want to eat these days! But their preferences change with the seasons, just as the types of birds that we have at our feeder.