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Ornithology & Bird watching in Stafford

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by gon2seed, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Just The Facts

    Just The Facts Newbie

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    Kestrel
     
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  2. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    I thought this at first, but it was hovering over water and I thought they just ate mammals? Or was it perhaps watching the grass at the shore.
     
  3. gon2seed

    gon2seed (and me! - Ed)

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    Although its markings are distinctive in identifying the bird, 'hovering' is a real give away. Other birds may appear stationary when aided by a strong wind, but to my knowledge kestrels are the only ones who gain remain stationary by flapping their wings!
     
  4. Tilly

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    That's actually Kev

    He's my pet Sparrowhawk

    Funny bugger

    Some days, chat chat chat

    Other days

    Whoosh
     
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    Great tit
     
  7. proactive

    proactive Enjoying a drop of red.

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  8. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Something noisy over the Isobel trail at lunchtime, only glanced a few times as I was running but it was definitely hunting.
     
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    Pack of Chavs
     

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