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r.costellow
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my pair of crossbills started building today

Post  r.costellow on Thu Apr 27 2017, 18:53

COCK BIRD .

HEN BIRD.

Found this platform of nest being built today.


so i am hopeing for some crossbills chicks.


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Re: my pair of crossbills started building today

Post  David McCool on Thu Apr 27 2017, 20:11

would be really nice to get crossbill chucks ...fingers crossed for you.
PS my mate had a look and he thought they where hens.. he had the non coloured as a possible male.

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Re: my pair of crossbills started building today

Post  r.costellow on Fri Apr 28 2017, 07:26

David McCool wrote:would be really nice to get crossbill chucks ...fingers crossed for you.
PS my mate had a look and he thought they where hens.. he had the non coloured as a possible male.



Thank you David it was the biggest one wasnt sure about she is the one that is building so as you say hope to get a few chicks .Thank your freind for me will you.


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Re: my pair of crossbills started building today

Post  r.costellow on Fri Apr 28 2017, 14:38

This was done by 13.00 today, So hopeing. Crossbill nest.


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Re: my pair of crossbills started building today

Post  serin on Fri Apr 28 2017, 14:45

in crosbills the green one is the hen - the coloured ones are cocks !
If coloured fed it is difficult to sex them... as hen is getting red as well but not so bright.
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Re: my pair of crossbills started building today

Post  r.costellow on Fri Apr 28 2017, 17:14

serin wrote:in crosbills the green one is the hen - the coloured ones are cocks !
If coloured fed it is difficult to sex them... as hen is getting red as well but not so bright.


that is why i had problem with big c/fed hen .i personaly prefer the hans not colour fed .just a nice green colour


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