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Old Friday 10th November 2017, 18:58   #1
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I photographed this bird a while ago. It was very distant and the light was terrible. Any help with identification will be appreciated.

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A Yaffle was the name for a Green Woodpecker where I grew up (NE England) not a Lapwing/Green Plover/Peewit. I think this is the case more widely as well.
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Hi Mtem - you took the bait LOL
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A Yaffle was the name for a Green Woodpecker where I grew up (NE England) not a Lapwing/Green Plover/Peewit. I think this is the case more widely as well.
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... and of course who could forget Professor Yaffle the woodpecker from Bagpuss?

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I did it seems, although not sure what hook the bait was on, and where the fishing line went back to..........
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