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Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 8th February 2012, 15:36
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Posted By guernsey_dave
If you want the news of less rare things to go...

If you want the news of less rare things to go out, submit it via birdguides - as they aren't called Rare Bird Alert they dont have the same kind of filters. I submit news of rare birds to RBA as the...
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 8th February 2012, 12:35
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Anyone know how frozen whitlingham CP is at the...

Anyone know how frozen whitlingham CP is at the moment?
Forum: Norfolk Friday 3rd February 2012, 13:45
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Posted By guernsey_dave
A Knot at Whitlingham country park in amongst the...

A Knot at Whitlingham country park in amongst the swans and ducks on the grass was a surprise find yesterday afternoon, cant be many people with Knot on there norwich list, shame it didnt hang around.
Forum: Norfolk Monday 24th October 2011, 21:37
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Confessions of a birder

Dear all, please forgive me as today I have personally caused the death of a bird....

After successfully twitching the Issy shrike at Horsey I was making my way back to the car when the issy flew...
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 10th August 2011, 17:35
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Of interest yes, but the area where it was caught...

Of interest yes, but the area where it was caught is strictly no access unfortunately and it was no doubt just moving through.
Forum: Norfolk Monday 8th August 2011, 21:11
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Holme might be another option, they often do much...

Holme might be another option, they often do much better for l-t skuas, poms and corys... also they might be able to help the novice birder with identification...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 7th July 2011, 17:24
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Big white bird with dark head out in the middle...

Big white bird with dark head out in the middle of the broad, never near the edge, normally in group... Blind I think...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 19th June 2011, 18:01
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Posted By guernsey_dave
A great idea ;) but unfortunately a phd takes 3-4...

A great idea ;) but unfortunately a phd takes 3-4 years and there probably won't be any left by then...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 19th June 2011, 16:08
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Hence: I'd imagine placed in the right place...

Hence:



I'd imagine placed in the right place they might.
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 19th June 2011, 11:23
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Will they take mealworms? If so, very cheap on...

Will they take mealworms? If so, very cheap on ebay - half a kilo for about 8quid - thats a lot of mealworms... Might just make the difference
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 18th June 2011, 20:32
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Posted By guernsey_dave
One Quail singing at Choseley Barns late...

One Quail singing at Choseley Barns late afternoon also at least two more singing between choseley and docking (one photographed).
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 16th June 2011, 18:41
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Posted By guernsey_dave
seems to be a good year for norfolk hawkers, seen...

seems to be a good year for norfolk hawkers, seen them all over the place.
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 16th June 2011, 17:36
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Anyone any info on this probable roller? How do...

Anyone any info on this probable roller? How do you even get a 'probable' roller... I guess a non-birder could report a large bright blue bird to a birder looking for yesterdays...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 16th June 2011, 16:42
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Thanks for letting me have a look through your...

Thanks for letting me have a look through your scope having left mine in Norwich (doh!), your shots came out better than mine, were these (or atleast the perched shot) the digiscoped rather than...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 14th June 2011, 16:27
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Many Dark green frits at Holkham today, also a...

Many Dark green frits at Holkham today, also a White admiral and this marvellous Broad-bordered Bee Hawkmoth - A first for me! Sorry about photo quality - only had my mobile phone with me...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th June 2011, 18:19
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Views: 1,453
Posted By guernsey_dave
by Phylloscopus in this case he means either...

by Phylloscopus in this case he means either Willow warbler or Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus being the scientific Genus.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th June 2011, 17:36
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Spotted flycatcher

Spotted flycatcher
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th June 2011, 17:06
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Yeah, that's what got me interested in the photo,...

Yeah, that's what got me interested in the photo, photo taken early September (in english channel)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th June 2011, 13:56
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Posted By guernsey_dave
My feeling was also "or am I?" - on first glance...

My feeling was also "or am I?" - on first glance it looks that way, however I wasn't sure if it could be a trick of the light as underside of primaries also appearing pale.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 8th June 2011, 13:03
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Petrel in old photo

Hi

Just looking back through some old photos and came across this petrel...

Now I think i remember reading something about primary moult pattern differences between Wilsons and European, can anyone...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 7th June 2011, 19:37
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Posted By guernsey_dave
At the "undisclosed location ‘off’ the north...

At the "undisclosed location ‘off’ the north coast" today, it was again very quiet... just 2 Lesser whitethroats, 2 Whitethroats, 2 Sprawks and a cuckoo.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 7th June 2011, 19:26
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Firstreejohn, think I know why your not seeing...

Firstreejohn, think I know why your not seeing anything... can only assume this was you out at the "undisclosed location ‘off’ the north coast" today. With your optical equipment in still your bag,...
Forum: Norfolk Monday 6th June 2011, 20:03
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Posted By guernsey_dave
Well, if it hadn't been for the bird up north...

Well, if it hadn't been for the bird up north that's where I was heading today, but i didn't fancy sifting through all the marsh, icterines and various shrike spp. so went north

as it happens a...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 2nd June 2011, 21:52
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Posted By guernsey_dave
It was just the one I saw, amongst large reds and...

It was just the one I saw, amongst large reds and blue tailed etc at Upton Fen. I thought it might just be a variable but the 'Pi' type marking in the tail is similar to that shown on female dainty...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 2nd June 2011, 19:21
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Views: 145,612
Posted By guernsey_dave
Hi Guys Some help with this one, I'm pretty...

Hi Guys

Some help with this one, I'm pretty useless with damsels, but the nearest i could get was female dainty damsel coz of the tail pattern - which doesn't occur as far as I know...

cheers

Dave
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