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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 30th June 2017, 12:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,936
Posted By Peewit
Post Caught Red Handed - Wild Boars 30/6/2017 Frid BBC1 11.45am -12.15pm

'Caught Red handed' on BBC1

A Wild Boar Farm was burgled in Wales, and about 40 boars escaped into the wild - and they are still in the wild - by...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 6th June 2017, 00:45
Replies: 41
Views: 5,533
Posted By Peewit
Smile Great to see that all the Blue Tit chicks...

Great to see that all the Blue Tit chicks fledged. Due to the GSW's 3pm visits to the box all of the chicks (but one) survived the fledging to move on to adult hood,
The 'canny' Blue Tits decided...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 31st May 2017, 01:50
Replies: 41
Views: 5,533
Posted By Peewit
Smile Love Springwatch as always and the favourite...

Love Springwatch as always and the favourite article for me has to be the Jays this year. That angled nest - I shut my eyes and prayed for the chicks to move on, and move on they did - bless them...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 31st May 2017, 01:44
Replies: 41
Views: 5,533
Posted By Peewit
Hi RS I have to say that I have across the same...

Hi RS

I have to say that I have across the same views from so called country folk, who I thought where well educated enough to know a Red kite when they see one in flight - like the saying of 'its...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 24th May 2017, 01:21
Replies: 22
Views: 3,591
Posted By Peewit
Sounding good :-O:-O:-O:-O

Sounding good :-O:-O:-O:-O
Forum: Conservation Saturday 13th May 2017, 10:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Peewit
My comment was more a tongue in cheek at the...

My comment was more a tongue in cheek at the thought of the little 'beaties' in my long hair

The non-biting midges or chironomids do not feed as adults and so are only mating while in the...
Forum: Conservation Friday 12th May 2017, 19:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Peewit
Experts rush to huge midge swarm at Loch Leven

Not my favourites, and I feel an itch coming on already. They are small in stature but they pack a bite anywhere they reach ...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 12th May 2017, 19:22
Replies: 0
Views: 740
Posted By Peewit
Smile Kestrels nest inside Forth Road Bridge steel girder

Wow a room with a view for a Kestrel which built its nest within the Forth Road Bridge.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-39871420

Must be noisy place though with all the...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Saturday 6th May 2017, 19:21
Replies: 0
Views: 803
Posted By Peewit
Unhappy Red Kite found shot in Toddington. Bedfordshire, UK

I read all about this incident in one of the local free magazines yesterday.

A Red Kite was found near Toddington, Bedfordshire with as many as 10 shots in its body. The bird was sent of for a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th April 2017, 17:49
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Peewit
Thank you for letting me know guys - do not see...

Thank you for letting me know guys - do not see aviary birds everyday LOL :t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 26th April 2017, 16:49
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Peewit
Smile Is this a Juvenile Dunnock

Hi there

My OH took these photos of this little beauty creeping about in our back garden a couple of days ago (Bedford, UK)

Is this a Juvenile Dunnock? - it was on its own, and I did not see any...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 12th April 2017, 11:11
Replies: 0
Views: 1,598
Posted By Peewit
Leopards: 21st Century Cats BBC4 Wed 12/4/2017 21:00-22:00pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01sjtt3

Natural World Special. Leopards are one of India's most powerful predators. Built for strength rather than speed, they hunt in the shadows and ambush their...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 12th April 2017, 11:02
Replies: 11
Views: 3,679
Posted By Peewit
Sounds good and it is a little different

Sounds good and it is a little different
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 12th April 2017, 11:01
Replies: 1
Views: 1,808
Posted By Peewit
Nature's Wonderlands Island of Evolution BBC4 Part 1/3 Wed 12/4/2017 20:00-21:00pm

A new series in 3 parts

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06yjm68

Three-part series in which Professor Richard Fortey investigates why islands are natural laboratories of evolution and meets some of...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 12th April 2017, 10:57
Replies: 1
Views: 1,758
Posted By Peewit
Smile Into the Wind - Tim Dee birder presenting - BBC4 Wed 12/4/2017 19:30-20:00pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08lvxxs

Article on Page 90 in the latest Radio Times

For writer, birdwatcher and radio producer Tim Dee, the weather is never an innocent bystander - especially the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 11th March 2017, 17:58
Replies: 55
Views: 4,162
Posted By Peewit
Shame on them Gunnar, and it is good to make...

Shame on them Gunnar, and it is good to make sure, that you are aware of them, and they you! :eek!:
Forum: Conservation Saturday 4th March 2017, 09:51
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By Peewit
Protect Mountain Hares in Cairngorms National Park

http://onekind.scot/campaigns/protect_mountain_hares_in_cairngorms_national_park/

:C:C:C

Please sign for your support! :t:
Forum: Nikon Monday 27th February 2017, 11:25
Replies: 0
Views: 2,218
Posted By Peewit
Nikon D5300

My new camera. A Xmas present from my other half, and a new gadget to play with. Anyone has experience of this model at all - any hints of tips for beginners? It is model Nikon D5300
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Wednesday 15th February 2017, 13:09
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By Peewit
Swan is seen leaving a branch of Waitrose in Somerset

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4225448/Swan-seen-leaving-Waitrose-Somerset.html

With a gaggle of cygnets back at the nest, the modern mummy swan has no time to be hunting for food these...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 9th February 2017, 13:43
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By Peewit
Pleased to hear this news. :t: Been following...

Pleased to hear this news. :t:

Been following the rescue centre on Facebook who brought 'George' the Swan back to health
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 9th February 2017, 13:41
Replies: 0
Views: 844
Posted By Peewit
Unhappy Two Red Kites confirmed poisoned in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Hi there

Two Red Kites confirmed poisoned in Nidderdale, North...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th February 2017, 13:09
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Peewit
Thank you for your answer, Mick - now that has...

Thank you for your answer, Mick - now that has put my mind at rest. :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th February 2017, 11:28
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Peewit
Smile A question about the Crow family

Hi there

A question I have always wanted to ask on here

What is the difference between a Common Crow, and a Carrion Crow. Are they the same species?

Are they the same thing? I see that some...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 2nd February 2017, 12:29
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Peewit
Agreed with a lot of white mixed in somewhere

Agreed with a lot of white mixed in somewhere
Forum: Conservation Friday 27th January 2017, 11:09
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By Peewit
Unhappy Will we hear the nightingales sing again?

Please help save RSPB, Lodge hill from threat of development

http://e-activist.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=13&ea.campaign.id=62169&en_chan=fb&en_ref=17188982

Please sign...
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