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Blackbird scoffing tadpoles
Observed: 21st April 2010 By: JohnC
Added: 23rd April 2010
We have a wildlife pond 11 by 6 feet and there are plenty of small tadpoles at present. A male blackbird has acquired the habit of standing on plants where the pond is shallow and the tadpoles collect, and eating a fair number of tadpoles. It comes back for more some time later. We have had the pond for 16 years and never had this occurence until now.