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Nurse Ratched 12:27 Fri Mar 27
For WHO's birders
I thought you might like this video.

https://youtu.be/I7dYd-Ra8bk


It's a compilation of different birds singing. Beautiful photography. If you expand the 'title' under the video it gives a list of species and the times they pop up in the video. Most of the species are familiar to us in the UK, but there are some 'exotics' (the cranes - wow, what a noise!)

It was filmed in Belarus. The guy has a channel you can subscribe to.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy it and maybe it'll take your mind off you-know-what for a few blessed minutes.

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Aalborg Hammer 1:08 Sun Nov 1
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I moved a hollybush about 5 years ago and this year we have a glut of berries..lovely to see the Fieldfares,Redwings and thrushes filling up yesterday

yngwies Cat 7:50 Sat Oct 31
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Saw a King Fisher today. I was lovely. Right back to the game.

gph 4:32 Sat Oct 31
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I read somewhere that the only Eurasian bird whose range lies between the pole and the Mediterranean to go extinct since the last ice age* is the Great Auk.

Although some have much reduced ranges (e.g., the azure magpie, which used to range from Portugal TO Japan, but is now only in Portugal AND Japan, and a small bit of Eastern China).

Great survivors.

*colloquial, not technical, version

Mex Martillo 9:15 Sun Oct 25
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Are they blond haired and muscled?
Perhaps an aryan strain?

Nurse Ratched 4:57 Sun Oct 25
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Jays have beautiful blue eyes. My jays come really close to my door.

WHU(Exeter) 4:11 Sun Oct 25
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Hermit Road..we've had a couple of Jays in our street over the last few months, I love the shade of blue on them.

Tried taking photos a few times, but they have a knack of flying off at the precise second that you think 'this'll make a good photo'

Nurse Ratched 3:47 Sun Oct 25
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Yeah, rookie error.

BRANDED 3:45 Sun Oct 25
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Nurse, you need to log out and back in again

Amputee Actor 3:17 Sun Oct 25
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Yes, I read about that. Shame for the locals that the eagles buggered off.

BRANDED 3:15 Sun Oct 25
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Here's some infos on the cheeky bastards

https://www.roydennis.org/category/sea-eagle/isle-of-wight-sea-eagles/

BRANDED 3:13 Sun Oct 25
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Don't know if anyone has mentioned it but they've released some white tailed Eagles on the Isle of Wight in the last couple of years. Even though some hung around others flew up to Scotland as well as over to Essex etc. These birds huh? They just won't do what you want.

Nurse Ratched 3:01 Sun Oct 25
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Hermit

No idea at all.

Hammer and Pickle 2:49 Sun Oct 25
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Jackdaws gathering in their raucous PARLIAMENTS - OOPS SORRY!

Hermit Road 2:48 Sun Oct 25
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Who is eating my bulbs.

Squirrels, rats, foxes?

Any ideas?

Nurse Ratched 2:22 Sun Oct 25
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NO POLITICS, PLEASE.

COOL HAND LUKE 2:01 Sun Oct 25
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The Corn Crake just has to be a Labour Leftie... hardly stops for air.

Hermit Road 1:08 Sun Oct 25
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Just saw a couple of Jays in the garden.

Highlight of the morning.

On the flip side, some little rascal has stolen the spring bulbs I just planted.

Nature gives, and nature takes away.

gph 4:40 Sun Oct 18
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blueeyedhandsomeOWL

http://www.sci-news.com/biology/article00533.html

They DO exist, but are very rare

Nurse Ratched 3:43 Sun Oct 18
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No! ffs.

Fortunes Hiding 3:40 Sun Oct 18
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Where’s blueyedtwat, need his input.

Hammer and Pickle 3:25 Sun Oct 18
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Ahh, the fabled bearded vulture.

If you happen to be strolling along minding your own business and you get totalled by an incoming fumer, you’ll know what to blame.

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