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Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 7th August 2010, 19:48
Replies: 228
Views: 48,460
Posted By Wigwam
Well we all know where you stand .

Well we all know where you stand .
Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 7th August 2010, 19:35
Replies: 228
Views: 48,460
Posted By Wigwam
I realise now where you are coming from now,...

I realise now where you are coming from now, because I follow the project.

One Golden eagle from Scotland was poisoned in Donegal and word got out to the Scottish shooting estates and they...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 7th August 2010, 19:05
Replies: 228
Views: 48,460
Posted By Wigwam
They are actually isolated incidents. I'm sorry...

They are actually isolated incidents.

I'm sorry but you really do seem to have an irrational aggression towards this project. I wonder what your agenda is, and also is it suitable for this forum.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 7th August 2010, 18:21
Replies: 228
Views: 48,460
Posted By Wigwam
Well actually nirofo I don't believe the biggest...

Well actually nirofo I don't believe the biggest problem facing eagles in Scotland are sheep farmers. It is the shooting estates that are killing all your birds of prey, from what I have read on the...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 6th August 2010, 20:25
Replies: 228
Views: 48,460
Posted By Wigwam
There is a big difference between Ireland and...

There is a big difference between Ireland and Scotland and that is we don't have shooting estates here. This is why it will be successful in my opinion.

Also the birds of prey are not, in general,...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 6th August 2010, 17:45
Replies: 228
Views: 48,460
Posted By Wigwam
nirofo- Its not as bad as all that From what I...

nirofo- Its not as bad as all that

From what I have read about the project it seems to me that local farmers are not dead set against it. And are in fact happy that the eagles are there.
I think...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 5th August 2010, 15:47
Replies: 228
Views: 48,460
Posted By Wigwam
Just an update on how the re-introduction is...

Just an update on how the re-introduction is going in Ireland, from the Irish Times 05/08/2010. I reckon its going to be a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 5th July 2010, 13:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Wigwam
Looks to me to be some sort of diver/loon. Maybe...

Looks to me to be some sort of diver/loon. Maybe a Great northern diver/loon. Im sure somebody will id it more accuratly for you.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th May 2010, 14:40
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wigwam
Lapwing was also my first thought , but I don't...

Lapwing was also my first thought , but I don't think they land on trees at all
Forum: Ireland Friday 21st May 2010, 10:28
Replies: 3
Views: 1,535
Posted By Wigwam
If in the Kerry area Skellig Island is worth a...

If in the Kerry area Skellig Island is worth a visit for a family day out(and some birds).Its a pretty spectacular place.

I think Puffins can be seen there until mid august. Also there is a huge...
Forum: Ireland Friday 21st May 2010, 00:40
Replies: 4,210
Views: 679,576
Posted By Wigwam
hi breffni Plenty of Sandwich terns in Lough...

hi breffni

Plenty of Sandwich terns in Lough Swilly in Donegal over the last few days.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st May 2010, 00:36
Replies: 32
Views: 3,411
Posted By Wigwam
Just 1, the Galapagos penguin

Just 1, the Galapagos penguin
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 11th March 2010, 14:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By Wigwam
Goosander or Red-breasted Merganser - Ireland

Not at all sure which species they are.

Any ideas?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 17th January 2010, 21:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By Wigwam
Its a Buzzard alright, saw one today over my...

Its a Buzzard alright, saw one today over my house ;p
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th January 2010, 20:54
Replies: 73
Views: 5,433
Posted By Wigwam
Well done to the OP for using her common sense, ...

Well done to the OP for using her common sense, who cares about technical laws when there are two little birds in front of you freezing to death and hiding from six cats...lol pretty straight...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 9th January 2010, 13:50
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By Wigwam
Mistle or Song Thrush? , Ireland

Hi

Is this a Mistle or a Song Thrush? This guy has been bossing all my usual birds around for the last week ;)

Many thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th January 2010, 15:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By Wigwam
Thanks all for your replies, that was my first...

Thanks all for your replies, that was my first Grey Plover ;)

Yes Niall, that was indeed on the east end of Tacumshin Lake , what a guess!! :smoke:

I had a great day, saw my first Hen Harrier there...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 5th January 2010, 01:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By Wigwam
Wader ID, Wexford, Ireland

Does anybody know what the wader is behind the Little Egret in this pic I took in Wexford? Sorry for the bad pic

I thought it might be a Grey Plover? thanks
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 15th November 2009, 22:11
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By Wigwam
they look like rabbit burrows to me. I have lots...

they look like rabbit burrows to me. I have lots of burrows like that in the dunes where I live
Forum: Ireland Wednesday 21st October 2009, 22:14
Replies: 8
Views: 13,387
Posted By Wigwam
Golden eagle for me :P

Golden eagle for me :P
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 16th October 2009, 01:21
Replies: 14
Views: 5,391
Posted By Wigwam
I read somewhere that humans were also on the...

I read somewhere that humans were also on the Haast eagle's menu...its possible I guess
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 22nd September 2009, 00:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,417
Posted By Wigwam
Ive seen a Merlin flying very high once on a v...

Ive seen a Merlin flying very high once on a v sunny day in the Wicklow mountains.

It was catching insects very high up
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 5th September 2009, 07:58
Replies: 25
Views: 9,731
Posted By Wigwam
I know, but as humans , I think we will always...

I know, but as humans , I think we will always prefer one animal over another. Human nature...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 5th September 2009, 06:59
Replies: 25
Views: 9,731
Posted By Wigwam
That video I saw was particularly terrible

That video I saw was particularly terrible
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 5th September 2009, 06:51
Replies: 25
Views: 9,731
Posted By Wigwam
I recently watched an awful video of a...

I recently watched an awful video of a Sparrowhawk eating a Magpie alive.

It was terrible to listen to the screeching of the Magpie, I believe Magpies are very intelligent and it was suffering...
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