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August top trumps. Don't let the buzzards get you down

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MegBusset Sun 05-Aug-12 13:34:33

Am holidaying in Cornwall and there are buzzards everywhere, nearly ran one over in a country lane as we turned a corner and it was sitting quite unconcerned in the road. When we beeped it flapped slowly into a tree and sat looking quite cross at the inconvenience.

All our other holiday spots so far have been roadkill sad

barbarianoftheuniverse Tue 07-Aug-12 01:44:56

I saw a Dark Green Fritillary which made me very happy and some Gatekeepers and Meadow Browns but buzzards quite scarce around here owing to all the bloody gamekeepers. Foxes a rare sight too. (What it is to live in the country with the landed gentry on the doorstep.)
Love Cornwall- all the wild flowers. Saw seals there last week.

MrsShrek3 Tue 07-Aug-12 01:50:21

New tv show: Mind the Buzzards

FryingNemo Wed 22-Aug-12 22:16:01

Sea eagles. Minke whales. Dolphins. Porpoises. Puffins. All in one day.

<<contented sigh>>

barbarianoftheuniverse Fri 31-Aug-12 23:10:06

Merlin taking a swallow off a wire.

peeriebear Fri 31-Aug-12 23:13:25

Are you in Shetland Nemo smile

Fishandjam Fri 31-Aug-12 23:23:06

Comma caterpillar on the golden hop climbing over my pergola.

Shedloads of buzzards.

Several red kites all circling over something (dead sheep?) Looked like vultures over the savannah grin

FryingNemo Mon 03-Sep-12 06:38:49

It was on Skye. An amazing place. So impressed.

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