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DanielCoffey

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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #45 on: March 10, 2019, 10:00 »
These two are clearly incorrectly dressed for the weather...
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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #46 on: April 22, 2019, 15:43 »
heard the cuckoo for the first time this year.

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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #47 on: April 24, 2019, 13:31 »
Heard chiff-chaffs, skylarks and a buzzard then saw several swallows flying around.
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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #48 on: July 21, 2019, 10:58 »
Just seen a largish bird on garden gate and few feet away. I thought it was a wood pigeon, but queried my thought and got the bins out.  Studied my bird books and I think it was a Sparrowhawk.  ( The other  choice could be a juvenile cuckoo, but the head and eye wasn't right)  Very beautiful.  then it flew away in the direction of were the sparrows are nesting in the eaves.    I wonder .     Mrs Bouquet
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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #49 on: July 25, 2019, 18:55 »
Just seen a largish bird on garden gate and few feet away. I thought it was a wood pigeon, but queried my thought and got the bins out.  Studied my bird books and I think it was a Sparrowhawk.  ( The other  choice could be a juvenile cuckoo, but the head and eye wasn't right)  Very beautiful.  then it flew away in the direction of were the sparrows are nesting in the eaves.    I wonder .     Mrs Bouquet

The beak should be a dead give away for ID, straight for Cuckoo or Pigeon and hooked for a Spar .

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mrs bouquet

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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #50 on: July 25, 2019, 21:22 »
Thanks for that info, it was definitely a Sparrowhawk   Mrs Bouquet

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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #51 on: February 22, 2020, 15:03 »
Lots of Red Kites around yesterday, usually all Buzzards in this area .
I suspect their normal hunting grounds are underwater :nowink:

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DanielCoffey

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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #52 on: April 06, 2020, 18:16 »
Well you could knock me down with a feather... I have just seen the first House Martin and it was in South Ayrshire too! That is really, really early for them!

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Re: Bird watch
« Reply #53 on: Yesterday at 21:08 »
first ones back as Tuesday just gone here



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