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are there more Magpies..........

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by ithica -john, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. ithica -john

    ithica -john Posting Addict

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    :confused:....compared to 2011

    taxiing in south Glasgow residential areas, i see several pairs on almost every street
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    or is it that i now own a TX200 so see more......:)


    also just to pi$$ me off, I'm sitting by some landscaped gardens -

    5 plump woodies and 4 wee bunnies happily browsing................gggggggrrrrrrrrrrrr...
     
  2. Jackroadkill

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    I haven't seen many magpies this year. Either that or they're learning to avoid the area around the house.
     
  3. andy46

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    iv seen loads of magpies,and plenty of young ones too,shame there not on my permission
     
  4. sneakysniper

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    I have a gang of 6 rampaging through my garden around 5:30am every morning at the moment. If the mrs didn't stop me and if i could see at that time of the morning, they would be "avin it"
     
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    Loads more round middlesbrough and surrounding countryside this year.
    I've also noticed more in the residential areas.
    :eek:
     
  6. ithica -john

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    I've noticed that when wheelie bins are full, sacks are left outside
    magpies clever at pecking their way through to where the food is..!
    more food = more chicks

    hmmm could be a new idea for a decoy.?
     
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    I'm going to a new permission tonight in his own words " I give you permission to shoot anything that moves and Especially those bloody magpies". Think I might see a few tonight. ;-)
     
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    I see shitloads nowadays, was a group of 5 or 6 hanging about in the road the other day, i keep seeing them everywhere

    Again, not sure its since i got my airgun that i notice them
     
  9. jme99s

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    I used to see magpies around my house once or twice a fortnight now I see one every day
     
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    I think the numbers have doubled easy
     

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