WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

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WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Post by Jacksparrow » Sat May 31, 2014 6:27 pm

Very busy with birds in the garden today. I think they have been close on the record for the amount of food they've tucked away.

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Post by Placido » Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:07 am

A male bullie this morning - in next door's garden !! Ah well .......

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Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:07 pm

Placido wrote:A male bullie this morning - in next door's garden !! Ah well .......
Awww bad luck Placi. :weep: But a good sighting anyway :clap:

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Post by Kev » Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:16 pm

Unfortunately I don't know what it was I saw as the glimpse was too brief, but in the woods today I turned to see something disappearing off the path ahead in to the undergrowth. It was black (or dark) with a tail about the same length as the body and lying flat to the ground (so wasn't a squirrel). It was trotting (not bounding like a squirrel) too but about that sort of size. I wondered if it was a stoat.

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Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:22 pm

If it was dark coloured it may have been a Polecat or a Mink.

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Post by Placido » Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:33 pm

Or a ferret.

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Post by Kev » Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:36 pm

Yeah mink certainly crossed my mind.

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Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:40 pm

A Ferret is a domesticated Polecat with some fancy colours through breeding. Some parts of the country have colonies of black Squirrels. Mainly in the areas bordering East Anglia.

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Post by Willpar » Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:15 am

Seen a nuthatch on doggy walk this morning.

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Post by Placido » Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:45 am

How is she ? When's she coming back ?

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