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Falcons

Postby Mjolinor » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:21 am

I have watched this every year for the last millennium. The falcons are early this year by maybe three weeks.

They have raised four chicks a year apart from last year when none hatched at all.

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Re: Falcons

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:21 am

#-o :roll: Good one Chewbacca
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Re: Falcons

Postby gogs01 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:23 pm

I have watched this every year for the last millennium .....
And I thought I was old !! :grin:

Or do you mean SINCE the last millennium ? :drunken:
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Re: Falcons

Postby Mjolinor » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:27 pm

#-o :roll: Good one Chewbacca
Crap, that didn't even twig with me.

I meant "for" because I can't remember how long but a long time.

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Re: Falcons

Postby DEEP DIVER » Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:04 pm

As long as a piece of string??
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Re: Falcons

Postby Mark Esposito » Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:11 pm

I've just come back from a nice ride in the beacons, just as I was approaching Brecon I had a fantastic view of a couple of red kites, I've not seen them there before, in the past I've seen only over past ammanford a bit further west.

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Re: Falcons

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:39 pm

Wildlife... don't talk to me about wildlife!

On today ride I was nearly taken out by two hares and a Buzzard (at different times, it wasn't a conspiracy :cool: ) I did, however see a Female Hen Harrier I think, just down the road from home. I know there's one about but I hadn't seen it until now.

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Re: Falcons

Postby gogs01 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:14 am

My wife saw what she believed to be a sparrow hawk today. It buzzed our bird feeder station, landed briefly on the grass then took off and disappeared in short order.
Gave the sparrows a fright ! 😳
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Re: Falcons

Postby DEEP DIVER » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:58 am

My wife saw what she believed to be a sparrow hawk today. It buzzed our bird feeder station, landed briefly on the grass then took off and disappeared in short order.
Gave the sparrows a fright ! 😳
So that's more bird poo to clean up. #-o
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Re: Falcons

Postby gogs01 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:10 pm

Gave the sparrows a fright ! 😳
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So that's more bird poo to clean up. #-o
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With two dogs having the run of the back garden, sparrow poo is the least of my worries !! :grin:
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Re: Falcons

Postby Mjolinor » Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:38 am

These have hatched since 11 am yesterday. At that time, three eggs, now three chicks. :)

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Re: Falcons

Postby John Marshall » Wed May 08, 2019 7:15 pm

Well I have a pigeon nesting in the bay tree outside the house, if stopping with a twig before dropping it then wondering why it has not got a twig counts as nesting.It has also decided to use my 2 large 30 year old Crassulas as stepping stones so they are crushed.I dare say if I put some other plants out,e.g Cherimoya,Strelitzia out It’ll have them too. Serves me right for being a softy southener.John

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Re: Falcons

Postby Mjolinor » Wed May 08, 2019 7:20 pm

Pigeon nests are a wonder to behold. Why the hell they are not extinct is beyond me. Clear proof of divine intervention I think.


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