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Can you tell what is yet?

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Can you tell what is yet?

Post  tigerburnie on Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:48 pm

Found today on a coastal path(could be also outside of Scotland),do you know what it is?


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Post  littlewid on Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:46 am

Quick guess of the top of my head TB.....is it an owl pellett?

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Post  Laikipia on Mon Jun 06, 2011 8:42 am

I'm definitely not good on pellets and scat!

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Post  whitestarling on Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:37 am

Just wondering if Coastal Path is a clue. This Laptop is not very good for viewing the photo, but it look as though its got grass in it
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Post  tigerburnie on Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:41 pm

The bits are feathers,not grass,now this bird not only breeds on coastal cliffs.

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Post  whitestarling on Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:32 pm

Having a guess at Sea Eagles

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Post  tigerburnie on Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:32 pm

I wish,but no , smaller and a lot faster..................

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Post  whitestarling on Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:51 pm

Hmmmmm . Good one this TB
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Post  Laikipia on Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:52 pm

What about a Hen Harrier ?

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Post  Safari Maiden on Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:34 pm

Osprey?

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Post  tigerburnie on Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:08 pm

Good guesses but nope,Ospreys would be full of fish bones,I think(never seen one though),the clue is...............faster................

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Post  Laikipia on Wed Jun 08, 2011 10:20 pm

Peregrine Falcon :?:

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Post  littlewid on Wed Jun 08, 2011 10:25 pm

Oooooo was just coming on to say that as well Lai Very Happy Been thinking about it since earlier scratch lol!

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Post  Safari Maiden on Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:49 pm

I think you might be right Lai!!! it brings to mind a video of a Perigrine Falcon v Jet.

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Post  whitestarling on Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:14 pm

I think I've seen that one before SM, not sure if it was TT that posted it. I think you could have got that one Lai
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Post  tigerburnie on Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:51 pm

Correct,our Falcons seem to prefer pidgeons,hence the colour of the casting is greyish.
I cannot see the nest as it's under an under hang and the drop is 400 feet to the sea,so not too keen to get too close!!

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Post  whitestarling on Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:56 pm

Dont blame you on that one TB . Great quiz though. Well done Lai
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Post  Doogs on Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:45 am

Well done Lai with a close 2nd to LW cheers
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Post  Safari Maiden on Fri Jun 10, 2011 12:55 pm

Well Done Lai!

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Post  littlewid on Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:35 pm

Well done Lai ........happy to be runner up to you.....i'm pleased but stunned I got it right and to be on a par with you about Birds gave me a huge smile Very Happy

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Post  Laikipia on Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:25 pm

Thanks everyone and thanks Littlewid - you got it as well I just posted with faster fingers Laughing

good quiz TB, I enjoyed that cheers

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