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Your Wildlife Sightings!

Discussion in 'TalkCeltic Pub' started by cidermaster, May 22, 2014.

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  1. dalbeth3

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    Up in the Keith and Huntly area so far saw 2 birds of prey on the drive to work in the morning ,at early night in the field in look into a big massive * of hare, a house Martin has its nest under the gutter of the house in am in, loads flying around ,surprised one hasn't flown into my room
     
  2. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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    At midday today a cool Red Kite flew right over my house.
     
  3. johnboy19

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    FFS Good friend, the very thought of a 'very late up' Butterfly gives me the fear.:56::56::56:
     
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  4. StevieBhoooy!

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    Got red kites over me now... pIr nesting locally. Been around a few years.

    Quite common in Yorkshire now .
     
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  5. StevieBhoooy!

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    Absolutely roasting here right now... seeing bumblebees on the ground almost too sluggish to fly !

    I’m wondering if it can get too hot for them ?
     
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  6. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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    I think it can,for any living thing as such. People sometimes wonder why there are not as many Butterflies around they would think in hot afternoons.
     
  7. Scotia Gold Member Gold Member

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    watched one on the decking the other day , just sat there for ages and when I got closer the back end started pulsating .. message taken .. zoom .
     
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    Had to move the feeders to another tree as the mess in the decking was just yeeeeechhh !! dont think they are happy , hardly touched in 2 days .
     
  9. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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    The ungrateful * will get used to the change!:56:
     
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    Today I saw a Pied Wagtail and a Dipper at work . But yesterday was a red letter day for sightings ; as I approached my house after work , there was a young Hedgehog wandering about on the pavement . It didn't have a care in the world . This is the first Hedgehog I've seen in my street for 20/25 years . There used to be a few fields locally , but since they've been built on the wildlife has moved on . Rabbits were once occasional visitors to my garden , but not now .
     
  11. blackfish Screaming from beneath the waves...

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    I nearly drove over a reasonably plump vole on the Newhousemill Road.

    The daft wee * crossed the road in instalments but I braked and swerved to miss it!

    Probably got snaffled by the buzzard that sits on the telegraph pole.
     
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  12. Scotia Gold Member Gold Member

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    Not driving about the countryside ( for the next 7 weeks ) so any wildlife will have to appear in my garden . it's been so dreary the last couple of days , nowt .
     
  13. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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    A Red Kite flew over my local patch late this morning.

    PS I also got cracking close up of a very recently fledged Chiffchaff. We looked each other in the eye with its parents calling nearby so i soon withdrew.
     
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  14. Idioteque I’ll laugh until my head comes off

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    Lizard at Chitzen Itza

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    Caoiti

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    Raccoon at the hotel

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    Black Vulture at El Caracol
     
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  16. Scotia Gold Member Gold Member

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    Idioteque,s Tc,s own Bear Grylls !
     
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  18. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Seen an absolutely massive bird down at the canal on a walk with the wean this morning. Wish I took a picture, I assumed it was a Heron but it was at the very least a metre tall.
     
  19. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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    Yes sounds like a Grey Heron Cool Bhoy:50:
     
  20. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Never seen one out and about that big before, it was huge.

    What do they feed on, fish?