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#31 DeerhoundLurcherMan

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Posted 06 May 2015 - 09:01 pm

I'm not a "birdy" but found this today at work.....Could be a parrots nest for all I know...

 

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#32 J Darcy

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Posted 06 May 2015 - 09:53 pm

House sparrow mate..... :thumbs:


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Posted 07 May 2015 - 06:35 am

this is not a good place to have a nest

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 07:31 am

Ive been watching a sparrow hawk nest in my garden for a few months now and recently the chicks are out and about :) slso have a wood pigeon nest in garden.

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 08:34 pm

Wouldn't fancy being the pigeon lol

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 08:44 am

Would a sparrow hawk be able to take a pigeon ?

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 08:48 am

Would a sparrow hawk be able to take a pigeon ?

Yes, it's one of the females staple diets.

However, I would say that both species could nest very close to one another and things would be ok. The hawk will probably travel a little ways into their 'hunting zone' before starting to hunt. IMO.



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Posted 08 May 2015 - 08:56 am

Cheers darcy i just presumed the hawk be to small to take pigeon and thats why there is no problems. Learn something new everyday....

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 02:51 pm

a little linnets nest found tucked inside a gorse bush

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 05:50 pm

Ive been watching a sparrow hawk nest in my garden for a few months now and recently the chicks are out and about :) slso have a wood pigeon nest in garden.


Do yo have any pics ?

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 06:06 pm

Ive been watching a sparrow hawk nest in my garden for a few months now and recently the chicks are out and about :) slso have a wood pigeon nest in garden.

Do yo have any pics ?
no there is a big tree 30 or 40 foot high in garden and there up the top of it. I went about climbing up a bit for a look one day but i got a fright and retreated lol.

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Posted 09 May 2015 - 07:23 am

Cheers darcy i just presumed the hawk be to small to take pigeon and thats why there is no problems. Learn something new everyday....

100% will take pigeon, I have seen my pigeons leave shed and spar take them in the air,then down in field behind me for its kill,good to see a spar in action but not good for the pigeon :thumbs:


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Posted 09 May 2015 - 08:16 am

It amazes me how you chaps can look at a nest/eggs and know straight away what birds it is id love to have that sort of knowledge.....blinding thread this really interesting :thumbs:


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Posted 09 May 2015 - 11:17 am

Easy one for some of you? LOL

 

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Posted 09 May 2015 - 12:10 pm

Herring Gull, Dave?






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