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Re: birds

One of the advantages of having a large farm pond next to us - the herons always go for the big one, not our koi pond! Did have a couple mallards land in it once, but they flew off the minute they saw the cat go into full stalk mode. In any event, our koi pond is designed like yours, Donna, relatively straight sided and deep.

On Sunday, February 23, 2003, at 05:25 PM, Donna wrote:

I can always tell when the birds- (heron and egrets here)- have been
around. Have to really yell for the fish to come. I have since stopped
hand feeding them and now throw the food to the center of the pond. My
pond was designed for the birds- or should I say lack of.... deep sides
so they don't go in, just attack my fish from the edge. I also have all
neighborhood kids on heron alert... if you see one by my pond, throw
something at it :) the three birds that visit here are not easily
spooked, takes me yelling 2 ft away from them before they even think
about leaving :( They give me this look, like what is your problem

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