@GwenfarsGarden nah they're actually pretty good about finishing what they start, but there are a lot of them about and they can make a pretty serious dent in a crop quite fast.
Given I'm planning to pulp and juice most of the fruit though, a few parrot bites aren't actually a big deal.
@mike that's cool. I just remember how frustrating Cockies can be!
I do love Rainbow Lorikeets. They can be quite friendly
@GwenfarsGarden yeah I love them, they're great. I'm happy to share the crop with them in general, I just want to be sure I actually get some!
@chidgey the tree is so large that a) there's plenty for everyone, and b) I could not get up high enough to effectively net it.
I'm giving it a hard prune back before next spring though, might be an option in the future but I've already got a lot more than I can use anyway.
@Nikolai_Kingsley Meech is a ground level cat. He has no interest in things that occur at that altitude. It's all my problem.
@mike My neighbours have some wonderful fruit trees- which has provided hours of "Netflix for indoor cats" thanks to the rainbow lorikeets coming to enjoy the fruit. Gorgeous birds.
I don't have colorful bird that will eat my apples Just Whitetail Deer Mostly they eat the drops but eat the low laden branches of apples or get on their hind legs to knock more off higher up if there are none on the ground
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