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Eddie



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tricia wrote:
I would like to see an Owl - any owl would do. I've seen a barn owl once when it flew past me on the A24 which is dual carriageway - it was going the wrong way Laughing


I know where a tawny owl lives and 2 barnies.
The tawny lives in the haystack by the experimental ponds at woodwalton and the 2 barn owls live in the derelict old barn at eldernell, they come out at dusk and sit on a nearby post, just walk about 100 meters right from the car park and look left and you should see at least 1. Highlight of my last trip to eldernell.

Bird i like to see is a Red kite, they are hiding from me and a puffin and a ruddy duck. Owls rule Very Happy

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Corinna



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eddie go to the Chilterns....

Red Kite(s) can be seen from the motorway M40 between junctions 5 and 6 but safer to go to Christmas Common and around that area!!

In fact they are flying further afield and i usually see one whenever I travel down the M4 early...well about 7.00 am!!

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Eddie



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that info corinna Very Happy

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Pete



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

anywhere around stokenchurch. hard to miss really.
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Jeremy



Joined: 29 Dec 2007
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Location: Hampshire, England

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2007 11:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The winter before last, our garden was visited several times by a great spotted woodpecker. Last winter it appaeared only a couple of times, this winter I've seen it just once, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed for another visit soon.
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matt44



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would LOVE a Robin.

My brother heard one nearby the other day so fingers crossed.

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Kev



Joined: 07 May 2008
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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd most like to see an Eagle Owl .. I "dipped" last year on a trip to Dunsop Bridge,Lancs .. where they successfully raised yet another brood .. I was unable to go as I'd just had my second knee replacement .. but hope to make the trip this year .. a truly magnificent bird ...

Bye for now,

Kev ..

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Island dweller



Joined: 28 Apr 2008
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Location: Isle of Wight

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eddie wrote:
Bird i like to see is a Red kite, they are hiding from me and a puffin and a ruddy duck.


I was lucky enough to see a few puffins, off of the Scilly Isles as I have family there. I did a boat trip with the missus who wanted to see seals, and as a bonus a few puffins flew by around the rocks. Pretty quick in flight and they seem to fly really straight and direct.

Went back a few weeks ago and saw my first oystercatcher, first dunlin and first wren (I'm new to this game as you can probably tell).

I'd like to see a crossbill next - weird looking birds.
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