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Re: /birds


Uh, Barb, you could have done it yourself.  But it's Christmas, allow me!
Kitty


> [Original Message]
> From: Barbara Tandy <sundrops@earthlink.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/29/2002 2:55:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] trains in the garden/birds
>
> Hey folks, would you please change the subject line here? No trains being
> discussed any more!
> --Barbara Tandy, Albany CA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jim singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 11:46 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] trains in the garden/birds
>
>
> > makes sense to me. the peeps wouldn't have any grit in their craws to
> grind
> > up the seed--unless the nest has a sandy floor :>)
> >
> >
> > At 01:35 PM 12/29/02 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Cathy,
> > >Maybe it's an urban legend, but I understood that birds don't feed
seeds
> to
> > >their babes: they can't process it for that purpose.  They need insects
> and
> > >worms.    But then, I haven't read the WSJ article.   My theory had
been
> > >that the birds would eat at the feeder for themselves and go on to
gather
> > >insects to feed their young.
> > >Janet
> > >
> > >
> > >on 12/29/2002 10:39 AM, Donna at justme@prairieinet.net wrote:
> > >
> > > > Cathy,
> > > > I go thru a lot of seed... don't think cooking it would work here.
> > > >
> > > > Did not see the article in WSJ. Hightlights? Seems the birds around
> here
> > > > find enough to eat during the summer months and just munch at the
bird
> > > > feeders. Come winter they seem to depend on them.
> > > >
> > > > Donna
> > > >
> > > >> On the subject of bird feeders, did anyone read the article on that
> > > >> subject on the front page of the Wall Street Journal? The thrust
> being
> > > >> that some believe they are doing birds more harm than good.
> > > >> Cathy
> > > >
> > > > -
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