Magpie Pairs – “650,000 In 2005” RSPB Figures! KILLING – ‘39’ Million ‘Garden Songbirds’ their Chicks and Eggs! – ‘The’ RSPB…?

Magpie Pairs – “650,000 In 2005” RSPB Figures! KILLING – ‘39’ Million ‘Garden Songbirds’ their Chicks and Eggs! – ‘The’ RSPB…?

Written by songbirdsuk

Topics: Garden Bird tweets

The Sunday Telegraph: 2005 February 27th -
‘WHY I FUNDED THE MAGPIE SLAUGHTER.’
I am one of the group of people who put up £500 bounty on the proposed magpie cull. This was rightly done – In an attempt to arrest the very serious decline in the small bird population presided over by the ‘Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.’

Sunday Telegraph: 2005 February 27th – By R Brammer.

Note Photos: British Blackbird male – IS A Garden ‘Songbird!’ - NO NOT a “crow or magpie.” Blackbirds are half the size… Main Photo: Taken 1987′.
View: Your Lost Birds & the RSPB!

Cont: – I own a private bird sanctuary and take bird conservation seriously. It would seem that the payment of a bounty may upset some people. This was to encourage shooters to get the magpie population down. Bounty payments are nothing new in attempts to cull a damaging species: grey squirrels and cormorants have in the past been subjects of bounty payments by UK governments.

In drawing up the following statistics I have been very conservative and used ‘RSPB’ figures where possible. ‘Ones they would rather not have shown.’ The RSPB’s attitude to bird conservation has always been to do nothing about small bird predation and rather to put the blame on farming practices to cover their own inadequacy.

“There are 650,000 breeding pairs of magpies in Britain in 2005  – ‘From the RSPB website’.” – If each of these pairs destroys one nest of five eggs or young the total number of eggs or young chicks destroyed is – 3,250,000.’

Note – If each pair of birds destroy one nest per week over the breeding season. ‘Which is a very conservative figure.’
The true figure and number of eggs or young lost becomes – “39 Million…!
Cont -

Photos: Blackbird male -

Well loved Songbird singing on high like a welcome melodic ‘Angel’ in your garden.
Black feathers bright yellow beak and eye ring.

Since 2001 Disastrously UK on – Red list of Endangered Threatened Species…!

2010: BTO - ‘‘Huge falls have been recorded for our Blackbirds.”

Blackbirds – A – True ‘All Year Round’ British Garden Songbird with the Greatest of Songs. ‘They nest in ivy or low hedges and bushes so start planting to help increase their numbers.

Females are brown so they are more able to merge in with the earth when looking for slugs bugs and all of our plant pests. And also to be hidden when making their nest in bushes or ivy. But being plain brown for mostly to merge in with the background when sitting on their nest for weeks on end.

Female Blackbirds do sing daily just like the male but quietly. Males with their deep black glossy plumage with a striking yellow-gold bill and eye ring.

“Superb rich long high and low phrases of fluting endlessly varied ‘kisses’ and whistles. ‘They mate for life.’ They – COULD – ‘Live’ to 7+ years.”

If – Given Help. Re Magpies, Cats, Hawks, Etc. View below – Britain – Predation ‘Killing.’

Help Blackbirds: Compost add old fruit veg garden waste to soil pile. They forage for slugs worms bugs beetles spiders flies moths ALL ‘our’-creepy crawlies. “Cleaning our soil of all trash viruses.”

Feed: Berries cherries. Leave windfall pears apples. Give: Mealworms, fatty meat, chips sausage bacon chicken grapes. ALL very moist and well chopped up.

Pathetically Blackbird – Red ‘DEAD’ List – “Since 2001″
Shamed ‘Predation Britain and the RSPB – ? 

2005 - ‘39 Million’ Songbirds ‘Eggs Chicks Killed’ the RSPB… –
By ‘650,000 Pairs of Magpies!’

Cont: Add to this predation by domestic cats and sparrowhawks and the scale of the problem faced is obvious. We are portrayed as heartless slayers of magpies.

“We are trying to address a problem that the RSPB and the Department for Environmental Food and Rural Affairs will not.”

The cull will go ahead despite objections from the chattering classes. We country folk are sick of having our lives interfered with by know nothing ‘pseudo-conservationists’ making a lot of noise and not really knowing what they are talking about.

The Sunday Telegraph 2005 February 27thR Brammer Shillingford, Devon

2005 RSPB; ‘39 Million’ Songbirds, Eggs, Chicks, Killed – By 650,000 Pairs of Magpies! Then Add – Predation by Cats – Killing Predators – AND THEN ADD ALL ‘Our’ –

“Grey-squirrels, sparrow-hawks, all hawks, jays, herring-gulls, crows, falcons, red-kites, owls, woodpeckers, rats, fox, badgers, magpies. Etc – The List Seems Endless – From PREDATORS With Photographic ‘Killing’ Proof…!

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  7. Powell says:

    If you follow the same logic, British butterfly numbers have dropped markedly in the last 50 years, we should be culling all those nasty songbirds that eat the poor little caterpillars.

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