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Post by Veem »

Oh dear. OH has just rung whilst out walking the dogs to say he's seen the first group of about 20 grues heading south. It's overcast around here so although he could hear others, he only saw these 20 or so.

I almost wish he hadn't told me ............ :cry:

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It was 21st oct when we saw the first going south last year.

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Stood outside listening to them earlier, can feel the change in the air for the first time today.

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A small flight of about a dozen heading SW yesterday afternoon: they'll hardly have time to get comfy before heading north again. Does anyone know if those pairs now breeding in the UK every year migrate south each winter?
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I looked this up when I first saw the French spectacle of cranes from one horizon to the next.

Apparently cranes disappeared from the UK about 400 years ago, there are a couple of dozen pairs in the UK only and they don't migrate.

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FoM issue?

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Not for those that are appropriately trained apparently
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