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

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GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Feb 2013 11:50

A pickled one Island :-D


Vintagefinemaid Report 4 Feb 2013 11:52

There is something fishy going on here methinks :-)


PricklyHolly Report 4 Feb 2013 11:54

The RRer........was a wet fish.


Ooops.......wrong thread!!



supercrutch Report 4 Feb 2013 11:54

The chemist has just delivered my meds and said "they are promising snow" if that's the case I'll be seeing a whole heap of white!

At the house, to the rear it's Mount Etna, otherwise known as the tiered garden which goes upwards. To the front, trees, trees, and more trees immediately opposite. Upstairs I can see the opposite side of the valley. Lovely in the summer because I can sit with my morning coffee in the sitting room and watch the squirrels leaping around the branches :-D


GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Feb 2013 12:02

sighs........ I love trees. :-)


Island Report 4 Feb 2013 12:04

What about bushes? :-D


GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Feb 2013 12:06

Only trimmed and neat ones :-D


Wend Report 4 Feb 2013 12:15

One in the hand is worth two - oops, wrong thread! :-S



JustJohn Report 4 Feb 2013 12:18

Let's get facts straight as I see them.

1. This is a thread about seagulls inland. A fairly rare sight according to OP. And to me also incidentally. And OP asked what you can see out of your window. Everyone at first was happy to contribute nicely.
2. Island then told two of us that the word was "gulls" not "seagulls". Some gulls lived at sea, some inland.
3. I pointed out that "seagulls" and "gulls" were interchageable in my dictionary - and on Wikipedia. And in everyday language of those who are not acting President of RSPB.

So who caused the spat - me or Island? Yes it is 45F here, which is 35C. Unless some of you are much cleverer that me and know any different. ;-)


Wend Report 4 Feb 2013 12:19

Talking of fish - have I already told you that a consultant in gynaecology at our local hospital is called Dr. Fish?


Island Report 4 Feb 2013 12:27

Spat? What are you on about John?

Move on and stop mardy harsing man!

Btw....haven't you got 200 miles of driving to be getting on with?


GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Feb 2013 12:29

Gulls, Seagulls, who cares John, they are sometimes known as
flying vermin up here.
Its not a rare sight to see them inland as they get very little at
sea compared to what they can scavenge round the houses,
due to black bags being left outside for them to open up in search
of food and scatter the rest of the rubbish to the winds.
People should use the bins for rubbish. imo

Emma :-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Feb 2013 12:33

Wasn't this thread about what we can see from our windows? :-S


supercrutch Report 4 Feb 2013 12:37

Errr 35 F = 1.6C

Sorry edited I worked it out on 45C derrrrr!

So 45F = 7C same as the temp here!


JustJohn Report 4 Feb 2013 12:37

Absolutely, DET. And it was, till Island stuck oar in. :-) Can't stand people mardy harsing about like that, so I tried to gently suggest it was correct to call them all seagullls (both sea Laridae and land Laridae) :-)


Wend Report 4 Feb 2013 12:38

Yes Det - I can see seagulls in my garden now. I think they've got their eyes on my little shubunkins :-|


DIZZI Report 4 Feb 2013 12:44



Mersey Report 4 Feb 2013 12:45

I can see my trellis's at the bottom of my garden, clematis looking brown and bedraggled and my passion flower is lovley and green :-)....

Also watching a few blue tits admiring my white bird box....... :-)

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 4 Feb 2013 13:01

Out of the front windows I can see a converted barn, a dead ash tree with 5 rooks perched in it, a large puddle in which a couple of black birds are taking a bath, fields with sheep grazing, 3 oak trees & a view across the valley.

Out of my back window I can see my bird table, fully stocked earlier this morning, a pied wagtail & a robin feeding from it, 6 blue tits hanging onto fat balls suspended from my washing line, 2 wood pigeons are perched in an oak tree at the bottom of the garden & the sky is rather grey.

The only time we get Gulls flying round here are when the weather at the coast is rough & when a farmer is ploughing.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Feb 2013 13:10

That sounds lovely Carol - swap you one Elizabethan farm house for a field of sheep? :-D