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Wed Apr 14 2021, 09:22
After noticing bird poo in my plants, I thought to myself " oh dear, i must have left the greenhouse door open " note to oneself, keep it closed, So imagine my surprise when I see 3 black bird fledglings trapped in the greenhouse, They had got in via the hedgehog hatch and could not find their way out, So now I have a new job, greenhouse door man, I've put a sliding door over the hedgehog hatch and only open it at dusk, then shut it again before I go to bed ensuring the hedgehog is not inside,
Once inside the birds go crazy because they can't work out why, they see the sky but when taking to the wings, they hit a barrier ( glass), So this is very stressful for them as they don't understand, I'm trying to help them out,
Todays job, work out a device to stop the birds getting in but allowing the hedgehog access,

any ideas ?
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 10:25
May e black mesh netting over the glass?

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Wed Apr 14 2021, 10:31
this might do for now,

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Wed Apr 14 2021, 11:20
working off Macs idea I made a hog flap out of a bit of foam cut off a kneeler i have, I'm hoping the bird brained fledglings will not have the strength to push it open but the hedgehog will, Its undergoing field trials right now,

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Wed Apr 14 2021, 12:13
I love your humour Very Happy

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Wed Apr 14 2021, 16:50
what the birds think,


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Wed Apr 14 2021, 18:23
Tom, there's a bloke driving round in a silver car pretending to be me. If he calls at your's don't give him anything! Rolling Eyes
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 18:40
damn , I gave him £500 for bacco and spirits from that cheap shop in Mora with ' under the counter' sales, Sad
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 18:46
I think it's Mac.!
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 19:18
It was a silver Merc, Mac has a Montego I think Wink
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 20:32
No. I'm sure he has a Maestro! Or is it an Allegro? I don't really know!

But you know Mac.. He could be anybody.

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Wed Apr 14 2021, 20:45
Eff bloody effing off!

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Wed Apr 14 2021, 21:05
Them Moonmen is Mac too! Laughing
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 21:09
Anyroadup, I did that what you asked me to. And, guess what?

Piccy-Wagon's been! Rolling Eyes
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 21:35
Hey, I might !

I can do that job, me! Very Happy
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 21:40
yea, I'll recommend tonker for window blinds, good job, good price, turns up on time with his helper just one fault,

he never shuts up, yak yak yak , he can talk under water,, Very Happy
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 21:59
what kind of quality are they? I need a full house set soon......

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Wed Apr 14 2021, 22:10
to my eye, they look good, they've been up a few months and still look good to me, he will come round with a catalogue and you pick what you like, he even showed me how to count how many slats I need, Very Happy
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Wed Apr 14 2021, 22:19
I usually count my own, measure, buy and install. This time I can't be bothered....

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Thu Apr 15 2021, 06:40
Dracula simia, called also monkey orchid or the monkey-like Dracula, is an epiphytic orchid originally described in the genus Masdevallia, but later moved to the genus Dracula. The arrangement of column, petals and lip strongly resembles a monkey's face.

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Thu Apr 15 2021, 08:08
Bejaybus.
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Thu Apr 15 2021, 09:54
Ah., they might look like monkeys, but can they make window blinds? Rolling Eyes
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Thu Apr 15 2021, 14:17
I wonder what Prickles thought of the door, lets ask him,,,,,,,,,

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Thu Apr 15 2021, 15:35
ooops you'll have to show him how it works Very Happy

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Fri Apr 16 2021, 15:55
Looks like its closed to him/her. how about a wee tunnel?

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