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Crow with Chicken Egg

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Nicksi, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. Nicksi

    Nicksi Engaging Member

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    If you thought it was an old wives tale - think again. These things can and will rob nests. Songbirds eggs'll be like jelly babies to these things!
    PS our friend here is no longer of this world!![​IMG]
     
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    well dont that beat all.:eek:

    better get me some eggs then
     
  3. andyhawkx3

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    Nice one Nicksi, point proven:up:
     
  4. a1gunner

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    i'll have to start tying them down:D
     
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    Good picture,nice one :up:
     
  6. a1gunner

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    did you take it your self?
     
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    great pic!!!!

    never seen anything like that before!!!
     
  8. Nicksi

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    Yup, this crow was quite a celebrity on the farm. He wasn't scared of anything. The picture was taken out of the window - he was max 10yds away and could clearly see me stood there. We'd put out half dozen manky old eggs and within 5 minutes he'd come down, take one, hide it in the field and come back for the next one. All six would be gone in about 10 minutes.
    I once saw him dive down and kill a live mouse, just like a kestrel!! He used to steal shiny things out of the garden too. I took him out after seeing him kill a blue tit fledgling one day. Just goes to show, they are characters but ruthless all the same.
     
  9. sharpshooterpete

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    great picture mate! ive seen crows kill song birds and tke small eggs but never knew they could take eggs that big!

    well done:up:
     
  10. a1gunner

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    know your enemy:mad::D
     
  11. simply james

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    out of all the corvids,the crow is most intellegent and has shown so in all the studdies,how ever it cant count so if 2 people walk in to a woods to enter a hide and one leaves the crow thinks you have bothe left,which has also been proven,great bird to watch from a distance at its antics,but it takes no prisoners at feeding time.
     
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    ype i been down one farm today to bag a feral as crow bait.
    so i hope i can make it to the new corvid shoot with this bird to see if i can bag another:up:
     

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