Irony - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
 18Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 05:54 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NSW, Australia
Posts: 8,167
• Horses: 3
I found a tree in Tess's paddock last year and it had eggs of a Rosella in it. There was 6 eggs. Every single day I went to that hole in the tree to see if the eggs had hatched. The Mamma bird soon got used to me going to visit her daily and didn't skwark at me or antyhing. Turns out only 4 of these eggs hatched. I still watched them every single day and saw them grow up. The rate that they grew was so rapid I was shocked! After about 2-3 weeks I went to see the hole in the tree and Mumma bird and all 4 babies were gone :(

Went back to the house all depressed that I didn't get to see my birdies fly away when I saw 4 young Rosellas land on my fence! I was so happy that they "came to see me" before they left! They lit up my day just going to visit them and see them grow up! The hole has never been touched by another bird again.

Heres a pic of them 1 week old
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_3845.jpg (24.3 KB, 44 views)
ohmyitschelle and Cinder like this.

Cross Country- The act of hurling yourself and your equine partner at a stationary object with poise and grace while attempting to survive...
PintoTess is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 09:36 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: State of Confusion (SC)
Posts: 890
• Horses: 3
LadyDreamer's dad has a great idea. We don't see birds in our watertanks, but we do see squirrels! We started keeping a 2x4 slanted in the water across the length of the tank and no more drowned squirrels!

I'm not a complete idiot--there are parts missing!

What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
HagonNag is offline  
post #13 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 10:03 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 251
• Horses: 1
When I was little, we used to have birds hit our glass sliding door! At 5 years old, getting to pet a real live bird was the coolest thing ever! It hasn't happened in a while but now that I've said that, it's going to happen again

But we did rescue a orphaned baby squirrel yesterday! I named him Wendel! My brother and his friend killed the mom, we think. But I think we are going to let him go once he gets some strength back, squirrels are expensive to feed! It's kinda shocking how much calcium they need per day.

Here's a picture!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg w1.jpg (22.4 KB, 40 views)
Cinder likes this.
BarrelRacer67 is offline  
post #14 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 05:50 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NSW, Australia
Posts: 8,167
• Horses: 3
OMG a squirrel! I've never seen one before!

Cross Country- The act of hurling yourself and your equine partner at a stationary object with poise and grace while attempting to survive...
PintoTess is offline  
post #15 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 06:01 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 251
• Horses: 1
Yeah, he's soooo sweet! I just went and played with him for a long time! Actually, it was more along the lines of him climbing all over me and fell asleep on my shoulder! ♥
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 5.jpg (41.6 KB, 37 views)
Cinder likes this.
BarrelRacer67 is offline  
post #16 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 06:11 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 5,315
• Horses: 1
The squirrel is super cute.

I hate to rain on the parade of cute baby squirrel, but if you keep handling him, it won't be safe to turn him loose. It also may not be legal to keep him as a pet.

* I'm often reading and posting from mobile and Siri loves to make a mockery of the English language.
DancingArabian is offline  
post #17 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 06:16 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NSW, Australia
Posts: 8,167
• Horses: 3
Omg he's so cute!

Cross Country- The act of hurling yourself and your equine partner at a stationary object with poise and grace while attempting to survive...
PintoTess is offline  
post #18 of 19 Old 09-02-2012, 07:56 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 251
• Horses: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by DancingArabian View Post
The squirrel is super cute.

I hate to rain on the parade of cute baby squirrel, but if you keep handling him, it won't be safe to turn him loose. It also may not be legal to keep him as a pet.
yes, it's illegal but that's why we are letting him go
PintoTess likes this.
BarrelRacer67 is offline  
post #19 of 19 Old 09-03-2012, 09:41 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 251
• Horses: 1
Change of plans! We aren't letting him go. One of my friends has her wildlife rescue license and we are giving him to her! :)
Cinder likes this.
BarrelRacer67 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome