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In garden today

Post by buster121 » March 20th, 2015, 3:59 pm

And heard the gulls going mad so knew Falcons or hawks about then they came into sight and there was 6 of them altogether, must be last years and parents or a new way of hunting

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Re: In garden today

Post by ChrisRoscoe » March 20th, 2015, 5:10 pm

getting stupid in some areas now
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Re: In garden today

Post by buster121 » March 20th, 2015, 7:22 pm

Chris up to 6 times a day we have hawks and falcons, usually within minutes of letting out and this is every day

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Re: In garden today

Post by boysinblue » March 20th, 2015, 7:40 pm

I had a Hawk over the loft today , was chased off by seagulls as soon as it started to descend ... never looked like it would get near the ground as 6 seagulls took care of it in seconds

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Re: In garden today

Post by buster121 » March 20th, 2015, 7:58 pm

They do here often, descend that is I feed crows and the gulls and it does help but when birds in air its harder

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Re: In garden today

Post by ChrisRoscoe » March 21st, 2015, 7:49 am

feel for you id be well annoyed if was getting daily attacks
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Re: In garden today

Post by Magic » March 21st, 2015, 9:55 am

I was troubled with a hawk here at the beginning of the year, the pigeons were OK but it took a robin that had stayed with us all winter and a yellow wagtail which was a friendly little thing. I had a little Gay Pied hen that was feeling a little sorry for itself so I thought that a bit of January sun might cheer her up so I placed her on top of the loft in an upturned fish tank that was lying unused in the shed. I was only down off the loft two minutes when the hawk swooped hitting the tank at full force and bounced into the builders yard at the back of us. Haven't seen it since, hope the poor thing is OK.
Thankfully the pigeon rallied and is now sitting her second round of eggs.

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Re: In garden today

Post by buster121 » March 21st, 2015, 4:12 pm

So sad to read hope it made a full recovery and didnt get any cuts from the shards of glass, glad your pied recovered

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Re: In garden today

Post by boysinblue » March 22nd, 2015, 6:41 am

How sad if it had flown in to a pile of bricks as well and one dropped on its head .... o i do hope its ok ...

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Re: In garden today

Post by buster121 » March 22nd, 2015, 11:42 am

A very nice crow sent hawk packing this morning ;) ;)

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