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by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: 2013 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Sparrowhawk in garden
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Sparrowhawk in garden

A sparrow-hawk dropped in for lunch recently. I got some great photos but am completely clueless as to how to display them here. Completely forgot how to do it! :?:
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: 2013 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: anglezarke moors
Replies: 0
Views: 429

anglezarke moors

brief walk this afternoon without bins.
Dipper, red grouse, curlew, meadow pipit,
feral pigeon on top of Great Hill
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: garden surprise!
Replies: 0
Views: 713

garden surprise!

Tortoise shell butterfly
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: yvp
Replies: 0
Views: 636

yvp

quick visit this morning: saw blackbird, black headed gulls (lots), Blue tit, canada geese (11), chaffinch, coot, great tit, jay, long tailed tits, magpie, mallard, moorhen, mute swan, nuthatch, redwing (2), robin
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: fieldfare
Replies: 0
Views: 729

fieldfare

100 plus in fields and flying over this afternoon on road from White Coppice.
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Bombing buzzard
Replies: 0
Views: 526

Bombing buzzard

Walk up on moors... skylark and meadow pipits, pr partridge, pr red grouse, pr golden plover, kestrel, peregrine, and pr buzzards 'hovering over grain pole hill, one dropped what looked like a stone!
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Marshside
Replies: 1
Views: 732

Marshside

Fighting Godwits...

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by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Little owls
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Little owls

Walk up Dean Black Brook from White Coppice, onto round loaf on to Great hill and then back down. Need the exercise for my bad back, but saw pr grey wagtails, pr dippers, wren, pr red grouse, 6 meadow pipits, and a pr of little owls I was sat having a coffee when I picked out two small grey lumps in...
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Garden activity ID help please
Replies: 7
Views: 2104

Thanks everyone for your help. I put the pic up on ISPOT (have you all seen that site?) Got a very positive response to it being a rat also.

Caution is the better part of valour I think.

Thanks for the advice Andy. Will act on that.
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Anglgezarke Feeding Station
Replies: 6
Views: 1726

Lovely pics Dave.
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Mon Feb 06, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Garden activity ID help please
Replies: 7
Views: 2104

Thanks for this Andy. This was right in front of the patio window!! Also one at the bottom of garden. I suspect the very cold weather brought them out but I suspect they are around at night. What do we do about discouraging them? Should we call the council? Really concerned about health and safety. ...
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Garden activity ID help please
Replies: 7
Views: 2104

Garden activity ID help please

Had fun watching the icicles melt and birds flood the garden for food. Usual garden birds, blue tits, great tits, sparrows, dunnocks, wood-pigeon, collared dove, goldfinch and 4 blackbirds, 4 robins... and highlight of the year...pr of siskins, first for our garden! Also small rodents... house mouse...
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Cleared For Take Off
Replies: 7
Views: 1706

Great photos Dave. Wish I had a feeding station like that!
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: 2012 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: YVP 2-3pm
Replies: 0
Views: 856

YVP 2-3pm

First outing of the year. Quick walk round.

mallard, coot, moor-hen (1), Canada geese, mute swan, bh gulls, single cormorant, magpie, wood-pigeon

Plenty activity at the feeding station...Blackbird, plenty of blue tit, great tit, chaffinch, a robin and a pair of reed bunting.
by Ian & Dianne Barnett
Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: 2011 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Magpie attack
Replies: 1
Views: 1242

Magpie attack

This afternoon we were watching a chaffinch feeding on the patio, when a magpie swooped on it and carried it off onto a neighbours roof!! The last we saw of it were its feathers fluttering down onto the patio!

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