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Thread Description:Two blackbirds do a helpful tutorial.

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Old 05-22-2016, 02:57 PM
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Here is Mum blackbird well into the wetting bit in a handy birdbath.


Here she pauses to make sure the technique is being followed correctly


And now watch carefully for the very fast circular splash!
I can do that again if you like?


Dad isn't quite so keen, or so good at it. He would rather be behind a hedge.


Oh dear. But best to do as he's told by the wife...

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Those bathing pics are really funny, maybe they will inspire the most reluctant of budgies to give it a try!

I have bathing birdies on a daily basis here, especially from my 6 lovebirds.
The budgies will follow by example when they feel like freshening up, which isn't as often as the lovies.
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Those are some adorable pictures of Mum Blackbird taking a swim!

I'm sure her thorough tutorial will help to build the confidence of many a young budgie who is just as uncertain as Daddy Blackbird

That drawing of Dad is just great

Thank you for sharing, what a great thread!
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This is a wonderful thread and I'm sure it will be of great benefit to those budgies who have not yet discovered the joys of a fully experienced bathing session.

Love your drawing of "Dad".
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Perfect tutorial! And I love the drawing-how cute!
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Cute Ann . Look at the dad haha!
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