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Hebridean Attack Birds
« on: July 21, 2016, 09:27:44 AM »
Do you guys on Lewis and on the Uists get a lot of Bonxies attacking you out there?
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Re: Hebridean Attack Birds
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2016, 03:38:09 PM »
Not noticed that myself, just the odd tern...

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Re: Hebridean Attack Birds
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2016, 01:07:39 AM »
Probably only see half a dozen bonxies each year here on Uist.
The terns will rip yer heid off though!


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Re: Hebridean Attack Birds
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2016, 08:33:57 AM »
I was attacked out at Achiltibuie in early June but I was noising it up right enough.
I suppose I deserved it.

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Re: Hebridean Attack Birds
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2016, 08:55:20 AM »
Reason I was asking is that a fried of mine was on Skye last week and came across quite a few great skuas that did not pull their punches! He got some really fine photos of them.

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Re: Hebridean Attack Birds
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2016, 09:45:53 AM »
More of a problem for anglers or walkers in the Orkney and Shetland insofar as I have read the warnings. Ones on Handa left us alone.
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Re: Hebridean Attack Birds
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2016, 09:53:05 AM »
I was continually dive bombed on Hoy on the walk out to the Old Man. Almost Hitchcockian in their ferocity.