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PostSubject: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:02 am

had my young birds out since 6am , they have exercised well and are still striking up and going for it, due to a large flock of local geese that keep flying from pond to pond and guess what im in the middle. lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:21 am

we get herons passing over from the river no bother to the birds but it makes them strike off
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:26 am

are the pigeons scared by the herons and geese...? I wouldn't have thought it would bother them... scratch study
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:21 am

Our old birds and young birds don't like the heron when it comes over they either take off our go in the loft ASAP.
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:12 am

surprised me that v/r man, geese fly over my house a lot in a big v shape quacking as they go......doesn't bother the pigeons. scratch
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:13 am

they don't bother them david but it startles them they probably think its a predator
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:20 am

ah right Darren, theres always loads of them flying over my house, maybe the pigeons are just used to them eh... lol! lol!

plus theres always squirrels, magpies and crows around the loft too, im always thinking they are hawks every time one swoops over... lol!
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:31 am

we get a lot of herons david they look like a pterodactyl ...like something out of jurrassic park some are huge ...I like to have the crows and magpies about they give off a bop alarm lol!
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:52 am

yes we had a heron once a few years ago...we have a stream running between the garden and the land where the loft is and at one time there were fish in it....one morning I looked out of the window and saw this massive big thing taking all the fish... affraid affraid
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PostSubject: Re: no training required   Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:17 am

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ah right Darren, theres always loads of them flying over my house, maybe the pigeons are just used to them eh... lol! lol!

plus theres always squirrels, magpies and crows around the loft too, im always thinking they are hawks every time one swoops over... lol!

No squirrels here Smile Smile but my flock of cockatoos etc lol! lol! lol! which just love my gum trees Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes make my magpies & crows minor league Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: no training required   Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:23 am

We had a Hereon fly over the loft the other day, my young birds had just landed and all they did was 'cock their heads to one side, to look at it, like they do, then ignored it'.

Funny things - pigeons!

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