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Thread: Hello - I need advice!!!

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    Default Hello - I need advice!!!

    Hi - I have got a female blackcap that is frequenting my garden and i extremely territorial over the bird feed especially the suet! She is frightening all the other birds away - is this normal behaviour ??!

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    Yes, they can be quite aggressive towards other birds!

    Put up two feeders a bit of a distance apart and out of direct sight from each other - while it is guarding one, it can't keep birds off the other.

    PS welcome to the forum!

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    A good idea their Michael. I think that will work perfectly well.

    Seedy Gambian Birder.

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