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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Stanley » 14 Apr 2017, 02:53

Do you remember the pic that Doc posted of the owl shape on his window after the owl flew into it? (I think it was Doc..... )
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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Tizer » 15 Apr 2017, 08:55

We have large windows and it's not uncommon for us to find a bird that has crashed into them, from sparrows to pigeons. Some die of a broken neck, others go away with a sore head. This morning there was a dead jackdaw on the patio. It was lying with its wings folded neatly along its body and its legs drawn up below. I administered the last rights and gave it a decent burial under the pine tree!

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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Stanley » 16 Apr 2017, 02:49

I had a large owl hit the windscreen of the tanker early one morning near Leeds. It was a hell of a thump but I think it survived.
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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Stanley » 17 Apr 2017, 05:50

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The Jackdaws are nesting again this year in the Pigeon Club loft. They did this last year when the same louvre jammed open but in the middle of the nesting season it dropped. I hope they have better luck this year.....
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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Wendyf » 18 Apr 2017, 07:06

Our swallows have turned up, there are 2 diving in and out of the barn this morning. :smile:

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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Tripps » 18 Apr 2017, 09:51

They allowed free range hens back onto the range last week down here. Is that a local ruling or are the all allowed out again? It was just getting to the stage where they could not describe the eggs as 'free range' and would lose the premium. I hope your ladies are all scuttling about. :smile:

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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Wendyf » 18 Apr 2017, 10:53

All allowed out now Tripps even in high risk areas. The girls are enjoying their freedom thank you!

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Re: Wildlife Corner

Post by Stanley » 19 Apr 2017, 04:11

Good! And Dennis and Sparky are out as well..... Lovely, I wish them good weather!
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