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wee white bird

wee white bird


Postby PerthAlly » Thu May 26, 2016 9:13 pm

Spotted this little cutie on Ben Nevis today. He/she was giving it laldie on top of a roof. Made themselves heard alto style, which on Ben Nevis is no mean achievement :D
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Re: wee white bird

Postby Mark Darling » Thu May 26, 2016 11:37 pm

It's a male Snow Bunting
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Re: wee white bird

Postby PerthAlly » Thu May 26, 2016 11:46 pm

Thanks Mark

A noisy wee chap :D . And not upset by the masses on top of Ben Nevis
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Re: wee white bird

Postby basscadet » Fri May 27, 2016 8:44 am

PerthAlly wrote:Thanks Mark

A noisy wee chap :D . And not upset by the masses on top of Ben Nevis


No they are known for their friendliness.. Even in the toughest weather they will come out to say hello which can be a real morale booster :D
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