WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Willpar » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:08 am

Here they are Bikey, straight from the sturkling diaries. Forgot I videoed these. Wednesday over the fields. The farmer had planted rapeseed by the looks of it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5cQ4bcmusQ
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Butterfly » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:34 pm

Wow! That's a lot of white pigeons :D
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Placido » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:27 pm

:rolleyes: Bikey will do anyfink to publicise The SDs.

Most unusual, Willpar :yes: :photo:
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Willpar » Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:27 pm

The white pigeons were there again today, well in the next field.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Jacksparrow » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:11 pm

Willpar wrote:went out with some bird food this morning, looked up and there were two birds I thought were playing around up in the sky. Turned out is was a magpie mobbing a bird of prey. Could have been a sparrow hawk but not positive about that. Good wo watch though.

It is usually Buzzards or Kestrels that the corvids try to see off.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby peregrine » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:15 am

More of what I didn't see today. Swallows and Martins now seem to have disappeared. A bit early. Maybe they know something about the weather.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Butterfly » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:48 am

I saw this little blue tit flapping its wings and hovering around the middle of seed feeder, looked like it was trying to perch in the air, sort of :unsure: , and than I realised it must be used to some other garden seed feeder with more ports in the middle :rofl:
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Willpar » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:29 am

Hi Peregrine, yes this was brought up in the swallows thread. I reckon this year they have left up to three weeks earlier.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby peregrine » Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:04 am

Hi Willpar, same here. Been absent for the best part of three weeks, maybe even more.
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Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Postby Willpar » Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:07 am

Dunnock feeding on dropped food in the garden. Nice to see.
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