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Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 14th July 2016, 19:38
Replies: 452
Views: 70,304
Posted By Connor Rand
It was a Bolton retail park Mark. Thought I'd...

It was a Bolton retail park Mark. Thought I'd sent site details - apologies if I didn't. Happy to at any point, drop me a PM with an email address

p.s. for those trying to PM me inbox now cleared -...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 19th May 2016, 09:47
Replies: 452
Views: 70,304
Posted By Connor Rand
Thanks very much to all those who helped me out...

Thanks very much to all those who helped me out with info on places to go in Kent. Had a great trip in glorious weather.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 14th May 2016, 15:41
Replies: 452
Views: 70,304
Posted By Connor Rand
Hi all, I'm off to Kent tomorrow for a few days...

Hi all, I'm off to Kent tomorrow for a few days and hoping to catch up with some of the orchids down there that I won't have seen in East Anglia, especially Lady Orchid, Fly Orchid, Monkey Orchid...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 1st February 2015, 20:37
Replies: 567
Views: 104,761
Posted By Connor Rand
Absolutely Ricky, I've really been enjoying the...

Absolutely Ricky, I've really been enjoying the Starling spectacle of late but what was even more amazing was the amount of shoppers opened mouth looking upwards in awe!
Forum: Norfolk Monday 27th October 2014, 11:19
Replies: 25,760
Views: 6,882,098
Posted By Connor Rand
Great White Egret still at Lynn Point Saturday PM...

Great White Egret still at Lynn Point Saturday PM as well.
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 30th July 2014, 00:10
Replies: 2,044
Views: 314,114
Posted By Connor Rand
Hi Jim, had a couple in Norwich recently and...

Hi Jim, had a couple in Norwich recently and several spots, drop me a text or email.
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 23rd July 2014, 21:11
Replies: 39
Views: 7,588
Posted By Connor Rand
It's been a great year for some of the more...

It's been a great year for some of the more difficult to see Norfolk Orchids. Several spikes of Lesser-butterfly Orchid in the county included this 'well-watched' spike on the north coast and at...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 23rd July 2014, 11:30
Replies: 1,029
Views: 171,715
Posted By Connor Rand
Interesting... I did consider E. dunensis when I...

Interesting... I did consider E. dunensis when I found them but but didn't recall the ones I'd seen previously (at the inland Lincs site) so I wrote them off as Broad-leaved. Looking at lit though...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 15th July 2014, 13:32
Replies: 2,044
Views: 314,114
Posted By Connor Rand
Just to echo Mark's comments, any directions...

Just to echo Mark's comments, any directions please?? People crying out for them! I'll head that way after work if so, looking like a MEGA record
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 6th July 2014, 13:35
Replies: 1,029
Views: 171,715
Posted By Connor Rand
Whilst at a conference on the outskirts of Bolton...

Whilst at a conference on the outskirts of Bolton this week I was pleasantly surprised to find a good stand of Broad-leaved Helleborines growing along the side of the main road at the edge of the...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 2nd July 2014, 18:34
Replies: 161
Views: 24,375
Posted By Connor Rand
Hi all, I'm heading to the New Forest for the...

Hi all, I'm heading to the New Forest for the first time this weekend. I know there are some sites mentioned on this thread but would be great to have some more info about general good sites and...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 2nd July 2014, 06:38
Replies: 1,029
Views: 171,715
Posted By Connor Rand
Hi all, I'm off to the New Forest for the first...

Hi all, I'm off to the New Forest for the first time this weekend. If anyone has some gen they wouldn't mind PMing me, especially about species I won't have seen before (being from Norfolk), I'd...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 16th June 2014, 20:15
Replies: 1,029
Views: 171,715
Posted By Connor Rand
Thanks Sean and Peter, from your comments my...

Thanks Sean and Peter, from your comments my plant looks like fulvofusca of all the vars.

The only vars that I know to have occurred in Norfolk previously are chlorantha and flavescens.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 16th June 2014, 17:20
Replies: 1,029
Views: 171,715
Posted By Connor Rand
Hi Sean/Rich M, Thanks. I was erring towards...

Hi Sean/Rich M,

Thanks. I was erring towards fulvofusca (correct name for the 'var' rather than atrofuscus?) as opposed to bicolor. Doesn't look entirely typical but I guess like with all vars its a...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 15th June 2014, 10:58
Replies: 1,029
Views: 171,715
Posted By Connor Rand
Bee Orchids

Any thoughts on the two Bee Orchids pictured below, photographed in a colony in Norfolk? Certainly smart! Comparison with a more typical spike too.
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 4th June 2014, 12:42
Replies: 2,044
Views: 314,114
Posted By Connor Rand
Painted Lady at Burnham Overy yesterday afternoon...

Painted Lady at Burnham Overy yesterday afternoon not far north of the coast road
Forum: Norfolk Monday 28th April 2014, 09:23
Replies: 25,760
Views: 6,882,098
Posted By Connor Rand
Thanks very much!

Thanks very much!
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 27th April 2014, 20:27
Replies: 25,760
Views: 6,882,098
Posted By Connor Rand
Are Lesser Redpolls common in captivity? I know...

Are Lesser Redpolls common in captivity? I know that 'yellowpolls' aren't that rare in the wild and have to say I assumed it would be from a colour-ringing programme in Britain or elsewhere. Any more...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 27th April 2014, 19:36
Replies: 25,760
Views: 6,882,098
Posted By Connor Rand
Snettisham Coastal Park 'Yellowpoll'

Recently at Snettisham Coastal Park there has been a confiding Lesser Redpoll (actually a 'Yellowpoll' by the looks of it) frequenting the small grassy pathways past the carpark. Interestingly, as...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 27th April 2014, 09:40
Replies: 25,760
Views: 6,882,098
Posted By Connor Rand
Major spring surprise - ALPINE ACCENTOR

So yesterday was the day when my birding dreams came true, it all came together and I found a completely unexpected MEGA at Holme! A quick peek at the charts and conditions suggested it would be...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 27th March 2014, 19:11
Replies: 52
Views: 4,976
Posted By Connor Rand
Out of mere curiosity what were 'the other three'...

Out of mere curiosity what were 'the other three' warblers?
Forum: Norfolk Friday 14th March 2014, 19:48
Replies: 567
Views: 104,761
Posted By Connor Rand
Interestingly I had 2+ Crossbills over the UEA...

Interestingly I had 2+ Crossbills over the UEA campus (main square) this morning at about 9.15am but unfortunately they were very high. Nothing at the time to suggest they weren't Common though so...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 28th January 2014, 13:42
Replies: 567
Views: 104,761
Posted By Connor Rand
Seems to be building up again although not quite...

Seems to be building up again although not quite to the spectacular levels of last winter
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 26th January 2014, 12:11
Replies: 567
Views: 104,761
Posted By Connor Rand
I had a Mealy in the hedge by the feeders with...

I had a Mealy in the hedge by the feeders with Chaffinches and at least 8 Lessers during the week
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 19th January 2014, 18:19
Replies: 567
Views: 104,761
Posted By Connor Rand
Anyone seen the Mealy Redpoll lately? I've looked...

Anyone seen the Mealy Redpoll lately? I've looked a couple of times but still no joy
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