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May 26, 2014 15:52 |  #1

Hullo all, Here are some of the bunch of Starlings and youngsters that have invaded and yet to leave. A chorus of noise and overly aggressive things. I switch to a feed they don't like, so when ever one of the fellas try to get a bite, oh no, The Orcs will just chase them off the feeder, nasty little creacthures they are

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I sure hope that Dad and Mom ditch these little Starlings as is their way of raising them, they just take off, you are on your own kid, lol.
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May 26, 2014 15:55 |  #2

What endearing little creatures - NOT! Good photos though.
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May 26, 2014 15:59 |  #3

Cracking shots! Love the detail. I'd like starlings more if they didn't take over everything around here.


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May 26, 2014 17:08 |  #4

Fantastic shots! What an excellent series!


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May 26, 2014 17:20 |  #5

lol everyone loves to hate the Starling, your work is awesome


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May 26, 2014 17:54 |  #6

Sweet shots, Barry!

Starling parents are the kind that would leave their kids in the car at a mall as they go shopping :)


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May 26, 2014 18:42 |  #7

Darn Bret,
You make those Starlings look good!



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May 26, 2014 21:53 |  #8

Great shots Bret. Good luck in getting rid of them.


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May 26, 2014 23:40 |  #9

Sooo happy we don't see them around here. Great work though, Bret. :D


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May 27, 2014 04:23 |  #10

I love Starlings, will swap them for Grey Squirrels.


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May 27, 2014 09:35 |  #11

Truths in all of the above incl. the birds for squirrels. FWIW-I buy my suet cakes at the local Tractor Supply Co.(TSC) store-don't know how wide spread they are-a 10 pak for less than $10. Get the Woodpecker Blend and I have minimal problems w/ Starlings. Quite a few years ago, bought the cake holder and put in some forgotten brand of suet cake-starlings devoured it in a matter of hours. Took it down and put it away for several years. Tried again 5-6 years ago and have had this good luck since. Thought I'd pass on.


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May 27, 2014 09:51 |  #12

Crisp captures Brett!!!!!!


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May 27, 2014 10:43 |  #13

cannylad wrote in post #16932929 (external link)
I love Starlings, will swap them for Grey Squirrels.

Throw in the Signal Crayfish as well :lol:


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May 28, 2014 04:57 |  #14

Thanks very much everyone, still a few nasties hanging around they seem to be everywhere these days.


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May 28, 2014 08:07 |  #15

Beautiful shots Bret. They never leave! :)


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