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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby Placido » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:54 am

:waving: Bye-bye waggies. Have a good summer :)
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby nuthatch » Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:25 pm

:laugh: :rofl: Placi :rofl2:

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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby peregrine » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:10 pm

Only once had one in the garden many years ago. There are plenty kicking around in the park out front.
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby Placido » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:38 pm

:clap: For 48 enchanted hours I am in the midst of a sudden and unexpected volery of pied wagtails :roses: :nod:.
Three actually and they appear to be youngsters (at least they all look like females, grey). They are skipping around the grass across the road and now and then on my front lawn simply revelling in joie de vivre. They run in their inimitable way and find whatever to eat on the lawn.
Why and whence I cannot say but so good to see them :tampoline:.
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby Jacksparrow » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:50 pm

Placido wrote::clap: For 48 enchanted hours I am in the midst of a sudden and unexpected volery of pied wagtails :roses: :nod:.
Three actually and they appear to be youngsters (at least they all look like females, grey). They are skipping around the grass across the road and now and then on my front lawn simply revelling in joie de vivre. They run in their inimitable way and find whatever to eat on the lawn.
Why and whence I cannot say but so good to see them :tampoline:.

There must be a collective noun for Wagtails but I haven't head it yet. But congrats anyway at being chosen to host the display. :clap:
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby nuthatch » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:25 pm

Congratulations, Placi :rara:
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby Placido » Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:53 am

Collective noun: see line 1 :P.

It gets better :D - an early riser in the back garden. Closer inspection (almost) confirms that it's a youngster. Is this a record ? Should I inform anyone ? Will I be inundated with twitchers once the noos gets out ?
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:15 pm

Placido wrote:Collective noun: see line 1 :P.

It gets better :D - an early riser in the back garden. Closer inspection (almost) confirms that it's a youngster. Is this a record ? Should I inform anyone ? Will I be inundated with twitchers once the noos gets out ?

Yep! Better comb your hair and give your shoes a brush in case the media wish you to make a comment on camera :nod:
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby Placido » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:39 am

Yesterday at 1 pm, thunderstorm complete with lightning and the torrentials. Immediate entry of 2 pied wags, ecstatically running around in the rain pecking at whoknowswot.
Tried to get pic but they never stand still :bolt: :flying:.
Left worrying about the absence of the 3rd :( ...
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Re: PIED WAGTAILS

Postby nuthatch » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:14 pm

:D :laugh: :D

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