Wednesday, 19 August 2009

Mobile Bird Scarers.

During a recent visit to Oare Marshes I witnessed these cows crossing the East Flood and the resulting effect on the various waders that were quietly feeding or sleeping until their space was invaded!

I will post my other sightings and a few pics when I can find some time away from other issues that are needing my attention at this time. FAB

12 comments:

  1. Haha! Mobile bird scarers...in my mind I pictured scarecrows on wheels when I read your title.

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  2. They'd be enough to spoil any day out birdwatching lol
    Love the new header Frank.

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  3. Hi Frank,
    A beautiful sequence and an original one! I love it...

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  4. Better cows than unleashed dogs though!

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  5. Yes, better cows than dogs! Your Header is an absolute stunner!!! Love it.

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  6. I am surprised at the combination of cows and birds. Is that private land? If the cows are in the area all the time I would have thought the birds would become used to them??

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  7. Great new header picture Frank. And the cows don't look THAT scary!

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  8. Kelly. Funny...great minds think alike..I thought that after I had typed the title!

    Keith. Everything soon returned to normal so no harm done.

    Chris. I wish I had carried on snapping...the cow nearly sank!!

    Warren & Mona. Absolutely. This is one location where I have never seen a dog off a lead.

    Ginnymo. I thought you might.

    Mick. It's a nature reserve where they use Konick horses to graze the land. I think the cows are interlopers but the birds soon resettled.

    Tricia. Thanks. They were just playing 'follow the leader'!

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  9. Frank great capture!! you were definately in the right place at the right time.

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  10. Oh...cow and birdwatching..nice sport.
    Great photos..

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  11. You just caught a great series of pictures of nature getting along with each other and respecting each other's needs ;) ...too bad 'mankind' hasn't learned that lesson.

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