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Rare Visitor To North Uist
« on: April 06, 2016, 05:52:27 PM »
Nope, not a good looking woman, not even a tourist without a camper van, but a rare gyr falcon.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-35823756

Get your arse up there with your camera Andy!   :D
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Re: Rare Visitor To North Uist
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2016, 06:33:16 PM »
Is Gyr Falcon another name for the Greenland Falcon?

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Re: Rare Visitor To North Uist
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2016, 07:23:16 PM »
It is
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Re: Rare Visitor To North Uist
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2016, 07:45:34 PM »
Nah that's old hat. I saw two several times three years ago and another last year that no one else saw.
The snowy owls are the ones I need to see.


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Re: Rare Visitor To North Uist
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2016, 07:57:16 PM »
I heard they were nearly wiped out by being caught and sold to the east?

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Re: Rare Visitor To North Uist
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2016, 10:37:30 PM »
I'm supposed to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder for me to find one now.

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Re: Rare Visitor To North Uist
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2016, 10:29:52 AM »
Nah that's old hat. I saw two several times three years ago and another last year that no one else saw.
The snowy owls are the ones I need to see.

Andy

Funnily enough the last one I seen was just south of Daliburgh a few years ago .
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