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Old 27-01-11, 08:30 PM
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Default Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 Jan 2011

Was down at Gail's in North Lincolnshire on Mon & Tue and managed to see 3 species of owl on Tuesday in mid-morning, Long-eared (3), Barn (2) and found a roosting Tawny Owl.

Seen the Rough-legged Buzzard distantly at South Ferriby and seen a Greenshank with a Redshank Flock at Read's Island on the Humber Estuary.

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Tawny Owl


Male Fox checking me out


Greenshank in the Redshank flock


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Good to hear from you, John!

How did you see that Tawny owl?!
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Old 27-01-11, 09:49 PM
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Never mind seeing the owl, how the heck do you spot a Greenshank in that flock of Redshank!?!?
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Great pics John,the Barn Owl is just wonderful!
How on earth did you manage to single out the Greenshank!!!
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Never mind seeing the owl, how the heck do you spot a Greenshank in that flock of Redshank!?!?
Could it be the legs?
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The barn owl shot is a beaut!

He seems to be thinking, 'Ooh! That's the new 50 - 500 2.8 zoom with macro, watercooling and extra cheese...'
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Great shots! And I like the proffered caption.

Andrew
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Which one is the Greenshank?
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Old 28-01-11, 03:39 PM
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Pete

Its the bigger, whiter bird right in the middle of the picture.

(at least, I hope it is!!)
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Hello John

as normal some beautiful photos.......the Fox is Exceptional
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