What bird is this ?

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Saw this bird outside the van today .. can anyone identify it ?
     
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    It's a tweety pie Jim:Wink::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Thanks Brian .. just started bird watching and wasn't sure..

    nice link :thumb:

    Jim
     
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    Looks like a Jay get loads in my garden but they're very shy.
     
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    Yes definitely a Jay such beautiful birds
     
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    what bird is this

    Jay.
     
  8. stagman

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    It's Definately a Jay and a member of the Crow family .:thumb:
     
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    and its probably moved on by now.......the pic was taken 4 months ago...:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    No they don't move on it is a resident bird
     
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    Has anybody ever seen one of these in the UK?
     
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    Its a Hoopoe - Saw one once in Surrey. I think they are visitors to the southern counties - never get as far as Geordie Land :Smile:
    I have seen them on trips to France.
     
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    we see the hoopoe quite regularly in Devon
     
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    Missing

    Havnt seen a Jay around our way for years!! :Sad:
     
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    Wife doesn't half get pi$$ed off at me.
     
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    We get a lot of wild birds here being by the thames but not seen a Hoopoe.

    get plenty of Jays they tend to hang around on their own never seen them in pairs.
     
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    That's what I thought, but I was up in northern parts (N. Yorks Moors if I recall correctly), and there was one as large as life on the bank by the road.

    Just got back from our 6 week tour around Skye and the Western Highlands then points south and east (Dornoch, Inverness, Edinburgh, Northumberland, N Yorks, Lincoln, Lichfield area, Bristol and home - as of about 2 hours ago. Everybody said to look out for eagles in Scotland, but I reckon they saw me coming and hid. Shame really.


    John
     
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    was on that rd from edingburgh to inverness in slow traffic when a golden eagle landed on a post by the side of the rd stayed a few mins before flying off made my day first time seen on close up in the wild.
     
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