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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #30 on: May 23, 2020, 02:20:06 AM »
It's fairly common for baby birds to push siblings out of the nest. I doubt a predator was involved, since all those sweet morsels would have been eaten in rapid sequence by a predator. Such is life.

ETA- I have a short video of one of my dogs taking a morsel of chicken from me that is quite amusing. It wouldn't load at imgur. What platform are other people using to host videos? In this case the file appears to be a .MP4
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« Reply #31 on: May 23, 2020, 04:20:04 AM »
I think I want to use the colour of their eggs in a painting.
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« Reply #32 on: May 23, 2020, 05:00:26 AM »
I think I want to use the colour of their eggs in a painting.
It's like a Tiffany Blue, isn't it?  :tellmemore:



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« Reply #33 on: May 23, 2020, 05:06:36 AM »
I think I want to use the colour of their eggs in a painting.
It's like a Tiffany Blue, isn't it?  :tellmemore:



Tiffany blue is a slightly lighter shade of turquoise, cyan, or teal, or whatever you want to call it.
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« Reply #34 on: May 23, 2020, 05:17:07 AM »
I think I want to use the colour of their eggs in a painting.
It's like a Tiffany Blue, isn't it?  :tellmemore:



Tiffany blue is a slightly lighter shade of turquoise, cyan, or teal, or whatever you want to call it.

I'd call it "robin's egg blue" for lack of a better name. :P I had a hot rod '68 Buick Skylark GS that I painted that color. Here's pic of it after I laid that color on. I had planned to put flames in the "scalloped" area that shows up as black in this picture, but I sold it before that happened.

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« Reply #35 on: May 23, 2020, 06:02:05 AM »
That colour suits the car so well. In the world of artist's paints, one of the best single pigments that are used to get that part of the spectrum is PG50, called Cobalt Turquoise Light by Winsor & Newton and Cobalt Teal in the Michael Harding range. I am never without it, for reasons shown in this video:

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« Reply #36 on: May 23, 2020, 06:04:12 AM »
Sorry, billy rubin, I seem to have veered away from your animal topic a bit.
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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #37 on: May 23, 2020, 09:24:13 AM »
The nest looks like it's out of room. Do you know how old robins get before they leave the nest?

i dont know. ive never ckunted the days. its always quicker than i expect

mags i dont know whethere there is a fourth. i couldnt get a good look and didnt want to disturb tgem more than a few seconds.

but three is still a profit for the parentz


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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #38 on: May 23, 2020, 09:27:03 AM »
hermes. [its all one conversation.

digressuionz are generally tbe most imteresting partz of a conversation.

i know nothing about colour, so im alwayz interested.


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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #39 on: May 23, 2020, 09:35:46 PM »
i checked again today when i got fuel. dfinitely only three



and then my wife texted me and now we have two orphan raccoons



which i have not seen yet.

any more and im going to start charging admission to my house


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« Reply #40 on: May 23, 2020, 10:59:29 PM »
Here's an interesting article about bee-havior. Sorry for that horrible pun. Not.  ;D

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/pollen-deprived-bumblebees-may-speed-plant-blooming-biting-leaves
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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #41 on: May 23, 2020, 11:05:31 PM »
That colour suits the car so well. In the world of artist's paints, one of the best single pigments that are used to get that part of the spectrum is PG50, called Cobalt Turquoise Light by Winsor & Newton and Cobalt Teal in the Michael Harding range. I am never without it, for reasons shown in this video:


That was a neat video!
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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #42 on: May 23, 2020, 11:10:24 PM »
Here's an interesting article about bee-havior. Sorry for that horrible pun. Not.  ;D

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/pollen-deprived-bumblebees-may-speed-plant-blooming-biting-leaves

lots of stresses cause early bloom.

ive zeen a plum bloom in december because a tractor gouged the trunk in a turn.

but actuall early blooming causedby tge pollinators iz pretty neat


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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2020, 12:23:54 AM »
I didn't know this!
This ain't right!  :sulk:

Freeloading mother birds force others to raise their hatchlings
https://whyy.org/segments/freeloading-mother-birds-force-others-to-raise-their-hatchlings/

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Re: animals in your life
« Reply #44 on: May 24, 2020, 01:09:18 AM »
lol

cowbird

yes thats the way of the world

european cuckoos too


Into the distance a ribbon of black
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A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast how
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?