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Bloddie Twitchers Out..Waxwings Heswall #1029782
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Lots of blokes with binoculars getting excited Thurstaston Road Telegraph Road junction in Heswall. Waxwings spotted.

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Re: Bloddie Twitchers Out..Waxwings Heswall [Re: fish5133] #1029802
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Oh, wow.! RSPB said there could be some around this weekend (Bird watching weekend)
According to the experts the Waxwings don't generally come this far south, but.....about 4/5 years ago although it only seems about 3yrs., there were between 16 -20 of them outside my house at the front, sitting in a tree. A beautiful sight. Where were they heading , who knows, maybe Ireland ?
That was when I read about them not normally coming so far south from their usual habitats.
Thanks for that, Fish.

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Re: Bloddie Twitchers Out..Waxwings Heswall [Re: granny] #1029816
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Thanks for the photo Granny. They are gorgeous.

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Could we have some gorgeous pics of the twitchers, too, please?

They are every bit as fascinating in their drab Anoraks with their cameras and tripods and can be set into excited activity by a simple cry of "Look! There's one!

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. This was for A (rare)Robin !! Robin probably said, "get lost, I'm having a worm, and I'm not coming out while you are all there (tw-ts)".

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Re: Bloddie Twitchers Out..Waxwings Heswall [Re: fish5133] #1029858
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I was lucky enough some years ago to walk under a hawthorn tree in Greasby village in which was a visiting flock of 30-odd waxwings - not a twitcher in sight! Just me and those gorgeous little visitors.

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Lovely looking birds.

Re: Bloddie Twitchers Out..Waxwings Heswall [Re: granny] #1029881
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Originally Posted by granny
. This was for A (rare)Robin !! Robin probably said, "get lost, I'm having a worm, and I'm not coming out while you are all there (tw-ts)".

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My sister and her boyfriend can now tick off Waxwing for 50 points in the I Spy Book. Photo of the Heswall flock




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