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Just wondering if any one has lost a large bird with a green tag on it.It came into our garden about 3 weeks ago,and i think it is still in the area as i think I saw it again today,just thought the owner might be able to retrieve it if they have an idea were it is,

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Was this a green wing tag? Could be another Marsh Harrier, though we have Hen Harriers around as well.


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Buzzard. Wing tagging in Wirral/Cheshire

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Yes it was a green wing tag,I thought it was more grey than the one in picture,so they dont actually belong to any one(sorry my question mark on my computer is not working).

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It will belong to a wildlife trust, annette .
Its a large Hawk.

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There are more Buzzards than soft Joe round the Wirral these days . A visitor was going on about them and pointing them out all the time - Wirralians of course dont see them as at all unusual . When I visited her in mid Wales, I was doing the same sort of thing-- pointing excitedly at the numerous Red Kites which seemed much more exciting as Ive rarely seen them and their forked tails round here.


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