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Charlie has brought a Lady friend to visit

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By Amy


 Charlie has brought a Lady friend to visit

He has brought her round for two days so it must be serious , BTW This is all 6ft from my back door .......



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It's very difficult finding somewhere private to go courting.
Everywhere is so busy these days...... :o)

Charlie saw her face across a crowded garden...
... and it was love at first sight.

24 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

We are finding this difficult to understand TT , he has been calling for a mate for ages , the other young pheasant is his son and has been with him this last year , to young we think for breeding and yet he almost treats them both as if he is their parent , he keeps guard , watches over her while she eats , rounds them up and makes them go away when he wants , I love watching them ....... this is all 6ft from my back door !

24 Mar, 2009

 

Sounds like you'll be able to write a book on bird behaviour !
How interesting to watch all this happening so close to home !
Maybe it's a "threesome". Lol.

24 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

LOL ... she could be onto a good thing .. two baby sitters ... :o)

24 Mar, 2009

 

Wow Amy...this is fabulous...he does look kind of proud Lol

24 Mar, 2009

 

He's all puffed up and showing off! Lovely colours on them Amy. I've not seen mine for a couple of days, may-be he'll have a lady friend when he returns. :)

24 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

He pulls himself up straight , fluffs all his feathers out and looks magnificent BB
The different colours on him are gorgeous when the sun shines on him , he does look very proud .
He dosn,t like my voice , if my hubby calls him to feed he comes running , if I call him he goes the other way , so I have learnt to shake the feed box without saying anything , he hears that and comes and I keep quiet , He obviously dosn,t like a womans voice .... LOL ...

24 Mar, 2009

 

Hes got a lot to learn Amy LOL

24 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Oh I hope so PG , if the time is right it,s possible , It would be lovely for you :o)

24 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

He has that BB LOL .......

24 Mar, 2009

 

aww Amy that is great

25 Mar, 2009

 

Ooo look @ Charlie with his New Bird lol :) Shes a very Pale Coloured Hen Pheasant isnt she Amy ? Does Snowball still have her Dove friend ? :)

25 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Yes she does Jacque but the Dove has a close partner now , Snowball will have to go and find a mate of her own :o)

We were wondering about the colouring of the new Lady Jacque , do you think shes one of those hand reared ones ? ..

25 Mar, 2009

 

Great wildlife in your garden............

25 Mar, 2009

 

I really Couldnt say Amy? Maybe shes a Hen Golden Pheasant? il go off to google it now as im wondering why shes such a lite colour? :)

25 Mar, 2009

 

Brilliant photo what agreat variety of birds, we used to have Pheasants visit us when we lived at the cottage and one of the females was the same light colours as yours.

28 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

You were lucky as well PP , it,s nice that they should feel happy to visit .
The pale colour isn,t so unusual then , there,s proberly a lot that colour in the fields , they are so well camouflaged that we don,t notice them !

30 Mar, 2009

 

~the males are so colourful and all to attract this plain little lady!beauty is in the eye of the beholder?you are lucky to be able to watch this on your doorstep!

31 Mar, 2009

amy
Amy
 

I am Arlene , I appreciate it and marvel at the wonder of the brilliant colours , he reminds me of when you see petrol spilled on water , all the colours of a rainbow :o)

31 Mar, 2009

 

Oh how lovely Amy.........and wonderful that you can see them so close...he's really handsome, how could she resist?

31 Mar, 2009

 

fascinating to read about Junior's behavour - maybe by protecting Dad's partner, he'll be protecting future broods and so increase the chances of the family genes being passed along? Will be interesting to see how his behavour changes when there are eggs, and chicks.

Oh, see this was a couple of years ago; is there an update in photo or blog?

26 Feb, 2012

amy
Amy
 

I posted a pic this last week of Charlie he has been away for most of the winter it was lovely to see him back .......

26 Feb, 2012

 

thanks, I'll get to it

26 Feb, 2012



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