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#1 THE KNOT

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 03:24 PM

Woke up to 1/2 inch of ice and alot of starlings on the frozen bird seed tray filled with cat food pecking away. NY has been getting hammered and the pickins are scarce so i put out a little chicken carcass and waited out the sleet with my R7 at 25 yards . Dented them up pretty goodPosted Imageand a hungry crow that the AA410c dropped like a stone 33 yards out looking over the goods Posted Imageand the havoc it causedPosted Imagewinters has it's advantages starving chance taking vermin , bad weather blues i think knot

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 03:47 PM

Nice shooting. I see blue sky.... I hope it warms up for you guys real soon.

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 04:50 PM

Good shooting Chris. I hope that weather lets up for you. It has to be the worst winter in many years with the amount of snow.

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 05:09 PM

Good shooting...!! In two-three years hunting here, I have only seen and shot one Starling...even looked it up in my Audubon Field guide before pulling the trigger... lol..

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 06:52 PM

I got a starling that had a band on it. I called F&G to see why someone was banding starling as they are a nuisance bird. He asked if I could get a good look at the band to determine who banded it. So I pulled out my AA 410 and collected the bird. The Audubon Society had banned it.

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 07:15 PM

They were most likely just tracking it...I think we don't see hardly any here because they hit areas where crops grow...like up in central California or someplace is my guess....I seen thousands when crossing Texas last April...unbelievable....

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 11:30 PM

STEELERS!? You and my wife both ... That reminds me, I need to grab the ear plugs. :censored[1]: GO STEELERS!

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Posted 03 February 2011 - 05:42 AM

TKnot, Wow I didn't know starlings were so attracted to Steelers memorabilia. I'll have to remember to put out my old Mean Joe Green jersy the next time I want to pop a few. Thanks for the tip.....

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Posted 03 February 2011 - 08:17 AM

Good day. It is nice to sit in your own yard and have an air rifle hunt like this. I enjoy my little gopher and mouse hunts in the yard when I can get them.

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Posted 03 February 2011 - 09:11 AM

Thanks guys 3ft of snow and thick ice make doing anything else very hard + it's been in the 20's and low 30's for high temps every day for 2 months .Wind and ice just about destroyed duck season this year .




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