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From my window I can see - a flock of seagulls,

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eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 4 Feb 2013 10:50

I'm moving to Wales - 35 C is positively scorching - about 95 F. I wonder if they have one of those micro climates there?

Wend

Wend Report 4 Feb 2013 10:52

Bet you don't know which way to turn this morning Mr. Cocoa - google, wiki, dictionary, GR Chat and so on - far too much excitement. Calm down dear ;-)

Wend

Wend Report 4 Feb 2013 10:53

Island . . . . . seagulls! :-P

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> :-0 :-0 :-0

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Feb 2013 10:56

No seagulls here this morning yet, but pigeons, the other day we had
some geese going over.

Emma :-)

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 4 Feb 2013 10:57

I can see the sea from the front of my house with windmills on the horizon and the odd boat
.I get a lot of herring gulls,who dirty my clean windows....they are a nuisance can hear them in a morning on my roof....and I have to watch out that they don't steal the food I put out for the birds on the bird table.
I have seeds etc they can't get at in the feeders,but they sit on my garage roof waiting to swoop.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Feb 2013 10:59

A local school used to have a flock of gulls swoop down on to the playground after Break. It looked like an Alfred Hitchcock scene from 'The Birds' :-0

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 4 Feb 2013 11:04

so hot here in Cardiff - all the doors and windows open - I'm in a swimsuit now!!!

Vintagefinemaid

Vintagefinemaid Report 4 Feb 2013 11:12

I may not be by the sea, but as the river I live by is tidal I had always assumed the big birds with flappy wings that I see from my window sometimes were Seagulls - but I stand corrected

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 4 Feb 2013 11:22

Ann - make sure you use suncream!

Vintagefinemaid - do the big birds with flappy wings make horrid screeching noises? They must be seagulls

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 4 Feb 2013 11:23

I can see the boundary wall opposite, the play school (when I opened the window this morning I was greeted with the sounds of 'sosban fach'). Further are the hills on the other side of the bay.

I can also see seagulls, well they are gulls flying around the bay lolol

It's sunnyish and 7 degrees :-D

Vintagefinemaid

Vintagefinemaid Report 4 Feb 2013 11:24

They can be quite raucous at times

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 4 Feb 2013 11:34

I think most of us call them seagulls VFM :-)

We usually have gulls in abundance ,tho none around today , I live 30 mile inland, some gulls you can see almost anywhere, particularly the Black-headed Gull....
according to my RSPB Complete Book of British Birds :-D ;-)

No I'm not a 'Twitcher' or bird watcher I just have / like reference books .

I call them Sky rats,cos they are right scavengers . :-|

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 4 Feb 2013 11:38

From my kitchen (front of house) we can see a round castle on a hill :-) :-)

From the back our garden, then garden at bottom with Fir trees approx 100ft high through the gaps fields and an old viaduct....we are very lucky:)

jude :-) :-)

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 4 Feb 2013 11:39

If Laridae( a new word I learned this morning) at the coast are call seagulls........

then should not those that frequent lafill sites an others be call Landgulls?

probably meant 45° f

Vintagefinemaid

Vintagefinemaid Report 4 Feb 2013 11:39

Amazing what we can see from our windows if we take time to look

after all

"What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to sit and stare"....

Island

Island Report 4 Feb 2013 11:42

They certainly are raucous Vfm. I love the sound of gulls, they remind me of a very special and magical place :-D :-D

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Feb 2013 11:42

Jude that sounds lovely, am soo jealous ;-)

Emma :-)

Island

Island Report 4 Feb 2013 11:45

Quite right Bob, if they ain't by the sea why call them 'seagulls'.

Why not just 'gulls'? :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Feb 2013 11:46

I am so gullible.

:-D

Island

Island Report 4 Feb 2013 11:49

You're just throwing out a red Herring, Prickles :-D