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Forum: Essex Thursday 8th January 2015, 07:22
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Posted By dbradnum
For anyone interested, the pics mentioned are...

For anyone interested, the pics mentioned are here : https://twitter.com/RICHIEGANNON/status/552899201466912768?s=09

I'm only looking on these on a mobile screen in a packed tube carriage (so not...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 24th December 2014, 12:53
Replies: 90
Views: 20,770
Posted By dbradnum
On my one and only visit to see this bird, I also...

On my one and only visit to see this bird, I also heard it giving a standard Reed Warbler call at close range - no doubt about which bird was calling.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 24th March 2014, 22:43
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By dbradnum
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: Essex Monday 24th March 2014, 17:35
Replies: 4,189
Views: 513,047
Posted By dbradnum
See...

See http://www.elbf.co.uk/sightings/2011/august.php ... I know no more.
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Monday 24th February 2014, 18:04
Replies: 10
Views: 6,485
Posted By dbradnum
Another vote for Muck Boots - these are both...

Another vote for Muck Boots - these are both comfortable and warm. You get what you pay for....

See http://birdingfrontiers.com/2014/01/13/birding-essentials-the-muckboot/
Forum: Essex Saturday 18th January 2014, 12:01
Replies: 4,189
Views: 513,047
Posted By dbradnum
Kids who've seen lots of birds are certainly...

Kids who've seen lots of birds are certainly driven around by the their parents, for sure. And being out and about, learning the craft of birding (whether on a local patch, or in other bird-rich bits...
Forum: Essex Friday 17th January 2014, 15:35
Replies: 4,189
Views: 513,047
Posted By dbradnum
That's nothing... Try looking up Mya-Rose Craig,...

That's nothing...

Try looking up Mya-Rose Craig, aged 11 - think her British list has just topped 400, and world list 3000!
Forum: Essex Monday 13th January 2014, 21:02
Replies: 4,189
Views: 513,047
Posted By dbradnum
The place I've always looked is on the NW side of...

The place I've always looked is on the NW side of Braxted Park - approx where the '1' marker is >here...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 12th January 2014, 17:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,915
Posted By dbradnum
Petrol should be fine in Ourzazate - and given...

Petrol should be fine in Ourzazate - and given that this is only 200km from Marrakech, can't see any reason why you'd have problems.

Also, regarding accommodation at Oukaimeden - the Club Alpin...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 11th January 2014, 17:11
Replies: 25,756
Views: 6,869,660
Posted By dbradnum
Why not female Pochard?

Why not female Pochard?
Forum: Kent Friday 13th December 2013, 19:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By dbradnum
That's a regular Cormorant - specifically looks...

That's a regular Cormorant - specifically looks like the European sinensis race (which is common in the south-east), based on the shape of the bare skin below the bill.

What made you think it was...
Forum: Essex Friday 11th October 2013, 12:52
Replies: 4,189
Views: 513,047
Posted By dbradnum
I'd do the seafront - the point will be really...

I'd do the seafront - the point will be really exposed in this weather. At least on the front you can get a bit of shelter.

Ages since I've been down there, though - most of my seawatching is in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th September 2013, 21:25
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By dbradnum
Yep, I'd go for that as a decent starting point....

Yep, I'd go for that as a decent starting point.

Was in the Pantanal a month or two ago, with loads of raptors to sort out... but the contrast between vertical barring on the upper breast and...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 16th July 2013, 18:45
Replies: 16
Views: 2,176
Posted By dbradnum
See...

See http://braddersbirding.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/introducing-his-imperial-majesty.html?m=0 for some pics from Fermyn & Lady Woods on Sunday - saw at least a dozen, very easily.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 8th April 2013, 19:39
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By dbradnum
Yes, the hides' approaches are usually screened,...

Yes, the hides' approaches are usually screened, one way or another. Same is generally true for hides on other, non-RSPB reserves, though I'm sure we can all think of exceptions.

Why?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st April 2013, 18:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By dbradnum
Thanks for picking this up, Brian: I thought it...

Thanks for picking this up, Brian: I thought it was an interesting bird. I was disappointed with the number of replies - and I also disagree with the ID of Seebohm's suggested in the two that I did...
Forum: Scotland Friday 22nd February 2013, 19:13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By dbradnum
At the weekend, we saw Crested Tit immediately...

At the weekend, we saw Crested Tit immediately and well at the little feeding station just west of Boat of Garten, on the south side of the main road in from the A95.

Ptarmigan were very distantly...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 20th February 2013, 20:37
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By dbradnum
Yep, Black-tailed Godwit. Straight bill, plain...

Yep, Black-tailed Godwit. Straight bill, plain mantle.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th February 2013, 21:16
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By dbradnum
Pretty certain that's a Coal Tit.

Pretty certain that's a Coal Tit.
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 5th February 2013, 22:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By dbradnum
Chris There are loads of great sites along the...

Chris

There are loads of great sites along the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex coast - sure you'll have a good time here. The heaths near Minsmere (eg Westleton & Dunwich) should be good around the time...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 5th February 2013, 21:46
Replies: 0
Views: 751
Posted By dbradnum
Arctic Finland & Norway, March / April 2012

It's taken me a ridiculously long time to complete (due to procrastination, not the great effort required), but here's a write up of a brilliant trip up to the top of Scandinavia from spring last...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 5th February 2013, 17:53
Replies: 42
Views: 17,554
Posted By dbradnum
No way. There are reasons why a pro quality DSLR...

No way. There are reasons why a pro quality DSLR body and a top quality 400+ mm lens are that big and heavy!

But feel free to come back and tell me "I told you so" when it happens. ;)
Forum: Essex Monday 4th February 2013, 18:52
Replies: 4,189
Views: 513,047
Posted By dbradnum
Think the issue might at least partially be that...

Think the issue might at least partially be that it's a slightly different 500, Rob! ;-)
Forum: Norfolk Monday 4th February 2013, 18:49
Replies: 25,756
Views: 6,869,660
Posted By dbradnum
Alternatively, if you don't mind a bit more of a...

Alternatively, if you don't mind a bit more of a walk and have the time, you can go out along the eastern edge of Haddiscoe Island, taking the footpath through the boatyard at St Olaves and then...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 3rd February 2013, 18:09
Replies: 8
Views: 3,015
Posted By dbradnum
The Gosney guide to the Deserts is certainly...

The Gosney guide to the Deserts is certainly useful. It's a much smaller book than Bergier, so necessarily has less sites - but it's a bit more up-to-date, being recently published.
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