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Carnage in the conifer

I've been happily watching the blackbirds flying in and out of a conifer in my garden feeding their chicks.
Yesterday a magpie flew onto the nest and scoffed all the chicks.  :'(
Nature can be brutal at times.
Sunny Dundee

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  • UffUff SW Scotland but born in DerbyshirePosts: 1,737
    Yes nature can be brutal but it doesn't help how you feel about the chicks. I feel the same when the sparrow hawks take the birds that I feed. Daft I know but I feel responsible.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,532
    But we eat baby lambs, poussins, and ducklings.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Balgay.HillBalgay.Hill Posts: 639
    B3 said:
    But we eat baby lambs, poussins, and ducklings.
    I'm a carnivore, so i suppose i am a hypocrite.
    When i feed birds in the garden, i feel like i am responsible for them nesting there.
    Sunny Dundee
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,532
    I know what you mean😊
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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