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kevin37b

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I watch u tube videos of huge hoe drills working around singular trees in the middle of thousands of acres , why ?
 
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G'day Mate... it's a common practice to leave widely spaced singular gum trees in paddocks/fields. Even dead ones.

They're for (mostly) predator birds (owls, frogmouths, hawks) to nest & perch IOT keep rodent/pest populations in check.

Wedgetail Eagles prefer more of a forest canopy.
 
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Great to know about leaving a tree or two in a large area. :thumbsup:

(God knows they don't do that here... big old clear cuts.) :thumbdown:
 
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Typical in hay fields too.

Random trees.jpg
 
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Makes perfect sense . Thank you sir . Have a good day mate .
 
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Across one of my CRP fields is a large powerline. Three 60ft poles with 2 large crossbeams on each pole. The Redtail Hawks love those poles. They can scan the 40 acre field for lunch without expending any energy!!! :)
 
 
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