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Big Farmland bird count

Discussion in 'Wildlife Chat' started by rona, Mar 29, 2019.


  1. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    That is good news :)

     
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    Valanita PetForums VIP

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    Looking good for some birds.
     
  4. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    I've just come back from a 3 week jaunt up the whole country to Scotland, stopping in 6 different properties, and apart from Meadow Pippits and Wheatears, Lapwings were the most frequently seen bird. More frequent than any single corvid species, more than Sparrows.
     
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    We have quite a lot of lapwings round here, it's lovely to see them all. One bird I haven't seen for years though is a Bullfinch, I used to see them regularly where I used to live but for some reason they seem to be scarce round here.
     
  6. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    I bumped into a couple of Bullfinches last year. A very handsome couple, though they are the first I've seen for many many years
     
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  7. Jonescat

    Jonescat Don't do nothing. Do something.

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    Counting in February when Winter migrants are here has a different significance to a Summer count of successful breeding.
     
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