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    Fell Hunting, shooting and Ferreting.

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  1. Le chameau chapka fur hat, v good condition Size L 60cm 12£ posted Trek mate gortex gaiters. Size 2 Never worn 12£ posted Wool shooting mitts V good condition 10£ posted North Face goose down gilet, ex condition. Size M, fits me and I’m a 42” black and silver 50£ posted. PM please. More photos can be sent via what’s app. Send me your number
  2. Some great shooting there lads, keep it up. Dropped on a place last week where the farmer has had three large Cubs recently in the trap but the adults wouldn’t go near it, except when the safety was on! What’s all that about? Anyway, I picked out a cub mousing on arrival. Always nice to start with a success. Walked on and sat in amongst the rabbits was a big dog fox. He got the same treatment, the Hornet .22. Hopefully it was one of the trap shy foxes. Spotted another but it knew the script and was off. Love the nights drawing in 👍🏻
  3. Here’s a young cuckoo chick I was watching during the summer. I watch and study cuckoos so have a pretty good idea when the female is due to lay and in what area. This young ‘un fledged but I don’t know how it fared in the big wide world of preditors on the moor. It’s strange to think it could return and parasitise the very birds that reared it 👍🏻
  4. Hilti PM 2-LG laser levelling device for sale. In v good condition, comes with pouch and four new AA batteries. £60 posted. PM please. *SOLD pending payment thanks
  5. Now sold pending the usual. Thanks for the interest 👍🏻
  6. Never used except to try out. See photo for model etc. Will post if buyer covers the cost otherwise drop off within reasonable distance or meet up, north west area, £125 PM please NOW SOLD pending usual
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    Ammo safe

    Comsafe 18lt ammo/personal belongings safe. Electronic keypad entry and keys for emergency opening. 13.75” x 10” x 10.5“. Surplus to requirements, never been fitted, can deliver within reasonable distance or meet up, north west area...£60 PM please
  8. Tracer 12v 10Ah lithium battery for sale. Boxed with charger and carry pouch in excellent condition £90 posted. PM me please *SOLD* Pending payment
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    RAB jacket

    RAB Bergen E-vent waterproof jacket, BNWT, never been out of it’s wrapper so mint. Not the one in the photo but the same exactly Size L £100 posted
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    I spend six or seven weeks during spring and early summer watching cuckoos on the local moor. I’ve always had a fascination with them. This year was identical to the previous years...and another nest predated by the regular female bird into a meadow pipits nest. The resultant chick should be gone by now, this photo is from last Thursday. I followed it from the day it was laid on 10th June 👍🏻🤞🏻
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    A female was recorded as laying 25 in a season after nest manipulation but the norm is 5-6 depending on host availability and condition of the female.
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    Watched one laying a couple of years ago, being mobbed by at least six pipits.Amazing that her egg was accepted. The male plays no part in the female laying other than encouraging her from a distance with his calling
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    I don’t know about scaring host birds. When I’ve ever seen a cuckoo gliding over a meadow, it’s being mobbed by pipits
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