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hugh smith



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:40 am    Post subject: London swifts Reply with quote

I went to a talk on London swifts a few weeks ago I thought this link would be interesting for others, http://www.london-swifts.org.uk/

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Tricia



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was it interesting Hugh?
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hugh smith



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes Tricia
It was very, I was surprised the different speed and the amount of time they spend flying compared to swallows, 1 very interesting Point is that they will eat bees yes but only drones and they can tell the difference
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Tricia



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hugh smith wrote:
Yes Tricia
It was very, I was surprised the different speed and the amount of time they spend flying compared to swallows, 1 very interesting Point is that they will eat bees yes but only drones and they can tell the difference


I didn't know bees were on the menu and how clever of the swifts to be able to tell the difference Smile

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hugh smith



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ya
and the time flying compared to swallows Surprised
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Mick



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A very interesting site, thanks for posting.

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