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Icelandic Bird
« on: July 15, 2015, 07:05:36 PM »
Came across this wee fella while walking in Northern Iceland.

Does anyone know what it is?


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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2015, 07:17:43 PM »
Red-necked phalarope ?
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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2015, 09:13:43 PM »
Don't worry, be happy.
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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2015, 08:09:23 AM »
Thanks for that.

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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2015, 08:12:23 AM »
They nest in small numbers on the western isles. Better hope  they don't choose to nest here on the mainland in any numbers. SNH would create a total exclusion zone north of The Great Glen.
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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2015, 10:48:59 AM »
They nest in small numbers on the western isles. Better hope  they don't choose to nest here on the mainland in any numbers. SNH would create a total exclusion zone north of The Great Glen.
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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2015, 10:56:42 AM »
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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2015, 12:07:59 PM »
or poison them

Especially if they nest by the beech.
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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2015, 12:23:52 PM »
Especially if they nest by the beech.

Or the beach :roll:

I've seen them up on Benbecula, they seem pretty daft and unworried by humans.
An odd thing about the total exclusion zones... Loch Druidibeag used to be a National Nature Reserve (geese(!) and Black Throated Divers) and SNH claimed to own the trout fishing on which they imposed restrictions (imposed is probably a bit strong, it was mostly ignored). They never did own the fishing... Anyway a few years ago the nature reserve status was scrapped - is that a first?


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Re: Icelandic Bird
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2015, 12:37:37 PM »
Or the beach :roll:

That was on purpose, you are getting slow.    :lol:
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