Cranes

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  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    For days now flights of Cranes have been passing overhead at Parc Verger. This goes on day and night there must be millions of them.
    Quite a spectacle. :thumb:
     

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    Same here in Benidorm Ken:Cool::RollEyes:
    They start a 5am too:Rofl1::Rofl1:
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    Flying in only one direction Ken? or the same birds flying to and from a watering hole? Impressive sight though ain't it.
     
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    As far as I am aware they are heading North to their breeding grounds in bogs in the Scandinavian forests. :Smile:

    Errr boggy areas before you lot start. :Rofl1:
     
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    Hundreds over here today. My dog can hear them but hasn't worked out where they are yet.

    Sometimes you get a smaller group that are ahead and they wait, circling for the main V formation to catch up, then they join in.

    If you see them heading back south/ south westerly direction again, it means they've met bad weather and fly back down for a few days, then try again.
     
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    Not a blonde dog is it?

    a blonde and a brunette were walking through the park.......

    Brunette; Oh look at that poor dead bird.....

    Blonde looks up in the sky and says ..Where?
     
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    Driving back home on saturday up the A23 to Zarragossa the sky was black with them. Wish we were back there rather than cloudy UK.:cry::cry:
     
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    Nice pic Ken.
    Wonderfull sight and the noise is somthing else.
    Mike
     

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