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    I had this thread in mind last night when i rescued a baby toad from one of my potato bags... no idea how it got in there. All part of life's cycle... One starling gone but a toad saved!

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    That's a shame about the starling chick.Several years ago I netted some peas and several birds got caught and died,I felt terrible . I got a Walk in Wonderwall which is excellent and no birds have been caught in the fine mesh.A cat got caught a few weeks ago and eventually got away and it must have got such a scare that it's never been back.Im glad as it has eaten quite a few birds over the years.I was going to get netting for my pond in the autumn for the leaves but will use something different now ,maybe enviro mesh .The amount of leaves I've got out of the pond has made me very ashamed and I'm determined not to let it happen again.

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    I found a juvenile black bird dead in our water trough today. I was pretty gutted. I have a large, shallow container in the garden which I rinse and refill with water every day. I make sure it is never empty since there is so little water around for the birds and animals. It is a difficult time for wildlife.

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    I’ve got little trays of water dotted around the garden. There’s no water anywhere for birds and small animals. I know Hedgehog’s are using them in the evening.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snowwhyte View Post
    I found a juvenile black bird dead in our water trough today. I was pretty gutted. I have a large, shallow container in the garden which I rinse and refill with water every day. I make sure it is never empty since there is so little water around for the birds and animals. It is a difficult time for wildlife.
    Put a brick or two in it so small birds can have something to stand on.
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