In reply to WendyBartter:
You could have claimed that was something massively rare and none of us would have known any different!!
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
In reply to Clare:
Did I say Kestrel.?? Sorry, I meant to say Wire-crested Thorntail.!!
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In reply to Paul A:
Oh, that old thing .... had one on my Pyracantha only yesterday!!
2013 photos & vids here
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So, there we were, sitting in one of the hides in Donana Spain. Things had gone fairly quiet so we were having a snack. Happened to glance outside and spotted this. Snatching up of cameras, only for my lens hood to bang on the opening. Not very loud, but enough for her to take off. Thank heavens we were the only people there.
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In reply to Nissanman:
I really tried hard to capture this nippy little gull:
Active black-headed gulls in fading light are hard work.
I was nowhere near quick enough to catch this beautiful magpie in flight:
Oops .... Did someone say Duck ?
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
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