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Post by Fleur » May 24th, 2015, 9:40 pm

airras wrote::hi: 19:38
bufff concert strange sounds :shock: :puzzled:
Maybe it's because they are close to the microphone ?? :blush:


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Post by Lussi05 » May 24th, 2015, 9:49 pm

Fleur wrote: Maybe it's because they are close to the microphone ?? :blush:
I think you are right Fleur, and that is why they sound more strange :thumbs:

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Post by aita » May 24th, 2015, 11:08 pm

airras wrote:wow---yesssss :loveshower: 10:40 the honey buzzard is already here
Thank you :2thumbsup:
from pontu video
Their voice is funny.

10:43 The mating attempt.

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Post by Lussi05 » May 24th, 2015, 11:31 pm

aita wrote:Their voice is funny
Their voice in the first video might actually be the strange voice I heard earlier today :unsure:
Thank you, Aita :wave:

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Post by -Thumper- » May 25th, 2015, 9:05 am

What an odd sound near the nest! I see it is the same odd sound everyone has been discussing. :laugh:

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Post by Fleur » May 25th, 2015, 1:26 pm

May 25

:hi:

13:25 I think I heard wings and sound from the Honey Buzzard. Not sure ( I have not sound from this time :banghead: ) the recorder does take all image but not !! the last minutes of sound :cry:

the sound in the movie is from 13:22



sound Great Tit close to the microfoon ......including the weird sound :mrgreen:



I have to go :wave:

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Post by Lussi05 » May 25th, 2015, 2:38 pm

14:33 - very strange sound, almost like a robot :rolleyes: :laugh: I think it´s a trush, very close to the cam.

Fleur, same sound in you video, as in Aita´s from yesterday :thumbs:

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Post by aita » May 25th, 2015, 4:59 pm

buuzzard in the nest
ther was two 16.52
sorry, not yet ready

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Post by Felis silvestris » May 25th, 2015, 5:02 pm

What beautiful birds:

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Post by Lussi05 » May 25th, 2015, 5:05 pm

Good afternoon :hi:

I was just taking a quick look, and to my surprise the nest had a visitor..

16:58 :loveshower:
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So special and beautiful birds :thumbs:

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Post by Felis silvestris » May 25th, 2015, 5:06 pm

And now who is who? Since the second one was eating the prey left in the nest, it could be the female, but I had the impression the first one is a bit bigger. In honey buzzard the sexual dimorphism is not as big as in other birds of prey, male reaches 94% of the female's size. But once we know, it should be easy to differ between them. And I love the intense eyes! :laugh:
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Post by Lussi05 » May 25th, 2015, 5:09 pm

Felis silvestris wrote:And I love the intense eyes! :laugh:
Yes, I think it's the eyes that makes these birds very special:)

Edit: When I listen to the cam on my iPad, the sound is not strange. It's a pity it's more difficult to follow all the cams on it, and upload pictures:(

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Post by Lussi05 » May 25th, 2015, 5:21 pm

In norwegian they are called "vepsevåk" / veps = wasp hawk, I guess Honey Buzzard also is because of their special food. I hope they settle down here, it's so exciting!!

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Post by Felis silvestris » May 25th, 2015, 5:25 pm

German name is the same, "Wespenbussard". Now the "first" one came back and showed the front side.

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Now on the right balcony, preening

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Post by Lussi05 » May 25th, 2015, 5:29 pm

17:24 - Back in the nest
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Have to go for a little while...

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Post by Fleur » May 25th, 2015, 5:31 pm

beautiful.

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Post by Felis silvestris » May 25th, 2015, 5:45 pm

I think mating was going on on the upper left corner. The little buzzards just made a lot of racket too. But I could see movement to some calls there.
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Post by Felis silvestris » May 25th, 2015, 6:17 pm

I have added "them" also to the first page, but just to have them here once too:

Mr and Mrs European Honey Buzzard.

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We just need to find out who is who ...
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Post by Bea » May 25th, 2015, 6:28 pm

Left darker one looks a bit smaller .... the male?
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Post by Felis silvestris » May 25th, 2015, 6:46 pm

This would be my guess too, but "it" was eating the prey left on the nest yesterday ... We will see soon, I suppose.
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