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Old Wednesday 25th July 2007, 15:06   #26
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Steve,

I'm still stuck on 12, I can only think that it's the ST Eagle?

I think 13 could be a Black Vulture.
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Old Wednesday 25th July 2007, 17:09   #27
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Steve,

I'm still stuck on 12, I can only think that it's the ST Eagle?

I think 13 could be a Black Vulture.
Wrong on both counts I'm afraid! Clue for 12: it's a species that breeds in Britain moor often than in many parts of Spain.

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Old Wednesday 25th July 2007, 19:55   #28
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Erm...
I fancied i could clear up with some clever deduction but still reckon there's a few wrong here...
great quiz btw!!

1. Honey Buzzard
2. Black-shouldered Kite
3. Red Kite
4. Osprey
5. Short-toed Eagle
6. Goshawk
7. Booted Eagle
8. Eleonora's Falcon
9. Common Buzzard
10. Peregrine
11. Black Kite
12. KESTREL!!
13. Hen Harrier
14. Montagu's Harrier
15. Golden Eagle
16. Egyptian Vulture
17. Marsh Harrier
18. Hobby
19. Sparrowhawk
20. Lesser Kestrel
21. Black Vulture
22. Lammergeier
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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 07:13   #29
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Wrong on both counts I'm afraid! Clue for 12: it's a species that breeds in Britain moor often than in many parts of Spain.

so I guess 12 is Hen Harrier, then?

one last time (still unsure about the falcons and 13):

1) Honey Buzzard
2) Black-shouldered Kite
3) Red Kite
4) Osprey
5) ST Eagle
6) Gos
7) Booted Eagle
8) Eleonora's
9) Common Buzzard
10) Peregrine
11) Black Kite
12) Hen Harrier
13) Bonelli's (??)
14) Monty's
15) Golden Eagle
16) Egyptian Vulture
17) Marsh Harrier
18) Hobby
19) Sparrowhawk
20) Kestrel (changed it from Lesser Kestrel since the wing forumla suggests Kestrel)
21) Griffon Vulture
22) Lammergeier
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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 07:47   #30
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Morning Steve,

By any chance have you been sneaky and put some Owls in here?

Looking at 2 now it does look like a Barn Owl and James has gone for Hen Harrier for 12 which makes sense, but this drawing has got me, I can only think of Short eared Owl which could be early morning madness setting in.
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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 09:15   #31
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Per'rigrin, the tail is wrong for Barn Owl at number 2.
Here's my guess ( i couldn't be bothered looking through everyone elses so this is a fresh guess).
1 Honey Buzzard
2 Black-winged Kite
3 Red Kite
4 Osprey
5 Booted Eagle
6 Goshawk
7 Buzzard
8 Red-footed Falcon
9 Bonelli's Eagle
10 Peregrine
11 Black Kite
12 Hen Harrier
13 Random Guess... Short-toed Eagle!??
14 Montagus Harrier
15 Golden Eagle
16 Egyptian Vulture
17 Marsh Harrier
18 Hobby
19 Sparrowhawk
20 Kestrel
21 Griffon Vulture
22 Lammagier
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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 10:05   #32
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Stop Press!
Cajanuma's got it right! 100%! I didn't think anyone would get them all - congratulations, I realize it wasn't an easy task at all!

1) Honey Buzzard
2) Black-shouldered Kite
3) Red Kite
4) Osprey
5) ST Eagle
6) Gos
7) Booted Eagle
8) Eleonora's
9) Common Buzzard
10) Peregrine
11) Black Kite
12) Hen Harrier
13) Bonelli's (??)
14) Monty's
15) Golden Eagle
16) Egyptian Vulture
17) Marsh Harrier
18) Hobby
19) Sparrowhawk
20) Kestrel (changed it from Lesser Kestrel since the wing forumla suggests Kestrel)
21) Griffon Vulture
22) Lammergeier

Judging by some of the replies I think the next thing should be a spelling quiz (only joking!).

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P.S. Now that you've had a look at the quiz why not look at the rest of the site?
I'm already thinking about the next "quiz with a difference", so stay tuned!
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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 11:27   #33
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Hey Steve,
great quiz, well done cajanuma. Could have sworn no 13 was a harrier but there you go..
Would be nice to see the original non-silhouette photos??
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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 15:58   #34
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Well played everyone,

Steve, any chance of posting the original of 12 the Hen Harrier please.


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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 16:19   #35
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I have a feeling I've seen this plate of silhouettes before - although I don't have the possible source to hand.
Hi Andrew

Yes I have seen these silhouettes too, and I know where you have seen these pictures.

The silhouettes of these birds are being used to deter garden birds from hitting your windows. Birds are always drawn by reflection of themselves on our building windows.
It is a bit like letroset, you peel back the backing sheet and stick the shape of the bird of prey onto your window. Bingo there you have it.
No more accidents with low flying birds.

I am sure this is where I have seen them. I have a set of them myself to stick on my windows at the moment - somewhere in the house. You can get them from the RSPB.

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Old Thursday 26th July 2007, 18:08   #36
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Well played everyone,

Steve, any chance of posting the original of 12 the Hen Harrier please.


Regards

P
Here you are pe'rigin. Took me long enough to find it, so please don't ask me to remember where I got it from originally.

By the way, if I show the rest of the photos (those that i can find) no-one wil get worked up about any copyright issues, will they?

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Old Friday 27th July 2007, 08:00   #37
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Well I know i won't!!
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Old Friday 27th July 2007, 14:23   #38
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Thanks Steve,


It's easy now, just shows you need colour to be positive.

Many thanks.

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Thanks to all of you for participating. As I mentioned I will have another quiz ready, hopefully within 3 or 4 days. A "spot the bird" quiz - and I can advance that it is not as easy as this one! (joking again).

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