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Old 11-29-2009, 01:43 AM   #1
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Default Don't waste that suet mix.

A simple way to make sure its not wasted is to only take out a little at a time.
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Old 11-29-2009, 03:27 AM   #2
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awwww Isn't that sweet? You had him eating out of your hand.
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Old 11-29-2009, 11:29 PM   #3
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Aw. If only the birds that eat my suet would come to my hand. Another lovely photo Kildale.

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Old 11-30-2009, 03:39 PM   #4
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The chickadees come also.
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Pretty impressive... you've literally got them eating out of your hand. How do you get such focused photos with a bird in one hand and a camera in the other. There's no way you could be looking through the view finder... is there???
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Yes. I always look through the viewfinder, mind you. I usually feed them with my right hand, but I use my right hand for the camera, so I did have to switch to feeding with the left.
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Old 12-01-2009, 12:16 PM   #7
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I should mention that as the birds came very often, one after another, I didn't have to wait long, so I focussed on my fingers and held it there till the bird arrived and then I pressed the button all the way. No charge for this little tip.
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Old 12-03-2009, 01:08 AM   #8
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The birds must be very used to you being out there with them. You must work nights or you're retired. My mom was able to get birds to land on her hand like you do. She would spend hours out on her deck during the day and one day one landed on her hand. The next day the same bird landed on her hand and then another one landed on her hand. She was so proud they trusted her to take from her hand. They didn't seem to mind me being there with her when I stopped in during the day but they wouldn't land on my hand. Only her hand.
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