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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th August 2014, 16:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By Steve Dudley
I was out in Madeira four years ago for them and...

I was out in Madeira four years ago for them and saw them well, see http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=178253

I was back out last week and saw one bird well and several Desertas Petrels too...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 12th August 2014, 16:20
Replies: 5
Views: 6,753
Posted By Steve Dudley
I think the claim is true, this is an extender...

I think the claim is true, this is an extender accessory separate to the scope, not an inbuilt barlow lens. I know the latter has been looked at by various scope manufacturers over the years, but as...
Forum: Minox Tuesday 12th August 2014, 16:17
Replies: 5
Views: 9,692
Posted By Steve Dudley
There's a YouTube review by Best Binocular...

There's a YouTube review by Best Binocular Reviews (sound isn't too great tho) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1ihUtVgaRts

Also an short review at...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 10th March 2014, 17:46
Replies: 39
Views: 9,089
Posted By Steve Dudley
Very good summary John and echo many of my own...

Very good summary John and echo many of my own thoughts (especially single column text, dark plates, lack of 'not illustrated'). I don't know why they didn't put all plates on the right hand side of...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Sunday 9th March 2014, 18:24
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By Steve Dudley
Lesvos Birds 2013 - annual bird report

Now available online and free to view/download from the Lesvos Birding website (http://lesvosbirding.com/bird-reports/lesvos-birds-2013/).

Running to 187 pages, the fifth annual bird report for...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Monday 17th February 2014, 13:36
Replies: 17
Views: 9,085
Posted By Steve Dudley
A Finsch's Wheatear yesetrday near Sigri. Photos...

A Finsch's Wheatear yesetrday near Sigri. Photos here (http://lesvosbirding.com/bird-news/latest/2014-feb/).

Spring starting early!
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Monday 17th February 2014, 13:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By Steve Dudley
There's no problem with Tsalis, they're there and...

There's no problem with Tsalis, they're there and still in full operation!

Lots of family businesses shut for a few weeks in the winter and I know that the owners had to go to Athens recently for...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Thursday 5th December 2013, 09:00
Replies: 2
Views: 4,877
Posted By Steve Dudley
Slender-billed Curlew removed from the British List

The British Ornithologists’ Union Records Committee (BOURC) has removed Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris from the British List.

Following a review by both BOURC and the British Birds...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 19th November 2013, 17:49
Replies: 66
Views: 10,172
Posted By Steve Dudley
I got my copy on Saturday and it us outstanding...

I got my copy on Saturday and it us outstanding and apart from highlighting the change in our avifauna since the last atlas(es), it will form a major tool in shaping our research priorities over the...
Forum: Latest news from the BTO Tuesday 19th November 2013, 17:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Steve Dudley
And part 3 of Mark Avery's week of atlas posts...

And part 3 of Mark Avery's week of atlas posts looks at winter - view here (http://markavery.info/2013/11/19/bird-atlas-winter/).
Forum: Latest news from the BTO Tuesday 19th November 2013, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Steve Dudley
Part 2 of Mark Avery's Bird Atlas week on his...

Part 2 of Mark Avery's Bird Atlas week on his blog - Ireland

http://markavery.info/2013/11/18/bird-atlas-ireland/

This is going to be a great series of posts from Mark.

I got my copy on Saturday...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Sunday 17th November 2013, 14:14
Replies: 27
Views: 6,417
Posted By Steve Dudley
I've now got the two log books back from the...

I've now got the two log books back from the island and input all records from them. Thank you to all those who contributed.

A number of queries now building up, Can you help with any of the...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Tuesday 10th September 2013, 14:27
Replies: 9
Views: 6,838
Posted By Steve Dudley
White-winged Scoter and 'Asian' Red-rumped...

White-winged Scoter and 'Asian' Red-rumped Swallow admitted to the British List.

http://www.bou.org.uk/british-list/recent-announcements/changes/

Steve Dudley
BOU
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 20th August 2013, 19:27
Replies: 0
Views: 1,086
Posted By Steve Dudley
Northern Greece trip reports

I've posted links to three short trips reports for Northern Greece (two week long spring trips to Northern Greece and one winter long weekend to Lake Kerkini) on Cloudbirders...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 20th August 2013, 19:23
Replies: 0
Views: 1,051
Posted By Steve Dudley
Picos de Europa, Spain, June 2012

I've finally got round to finishing my report from last year. The report is hosted on Cloudbirders (http://www.cloudbirders.com) at...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 28th June 2013, 15:58
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Steve Dudley
Agree with Paul re. ID, and the age of the Small...

Agree with Paul re. ID, and the age of the Small Skimmer. Both these species relatively widespread on the island from early to mid-May. Small Skimmers were on the wing last week of April this year,...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Tuesday 18th June 2013, 14:35
Replies: 9
Views: 6,838
Posted By Steve Dudley
Let's see if this URL remains stable Richard....

Let's see if this URL remains stable Richard. This is the third the publisher has used in the last hour!
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Tuesday 18th June 2013, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 6,838
Posted By Steve Dudley
Alan, yes, this is the first time we published a...

Alan, yes, this is the first time we published a statement on this, but please note that this is from our report published in January and I think was discussed on here at the time.
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Tuesday 18th June 2013, 13:47
Replies: 9
Views: 6,838
Posted By Steve Dudley
I've just heard from our publisher that their is...

I've just heard from our publisher that their is a glitch with viewing the new 8th edition. I'll post as soon as this has been sorted.
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Tuesday 18th June 2013, 13:23
Replies: 9
Views: 6,838
Posted By Steve Dudley
The British List

The BOURC has today published the 8th edition of The British List in the BOU's journal, Ibis. The List can be viewed via the BOU website here (http://www.bou.org.uk/british-list/).

This update...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Monday 3rd June 2013, 18:41
Replies: 17
Views: 9,085
Posted By Steve Dudley
Lesvos 2014

Many of us haven't got over Lesvos spring 2013 and plans are already afoot for next season already.

Following concerns about charter flights running in 2014 we now have confirmation that flights...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Saturday 27th April 2013, 21:16
Replies: 27
Views: 6,417
Posted By Steve Dudley
Hi Paul Barn Owls are alba on Lesvos. Both forms...

Hi Paul

Barn Owls are alba on Lesvos. Both forms occur in Greece, but we get the same as the UK here.

Dolpins are best looked for off the north coast.

Monk Seal - pure pot luck. Only a handful of...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Thursday 18th April 2013, 08:19
Replies: 27
Views: 6,417
Posted By Steve Dudley
The island's earliest ever White-throated Robin...

The island's earliest ever White-throated Robin was found yesterday at the Petrified Forest. A singing male! Will he hang around for the weekend?

This and other migrant news on the Lesvos Birding...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 9th April 2013, 19:11
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Steve Dudley
I'm a wee bit different as I use a beefed-up 11...

I'm a wee bit different as I use a beefed-up 11 inch MacBook Air hooked up to a 24 inch Mac monitor. Best of all worlds - ultra light and portable for travel and cracking large screen when working as...
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Thursday 4th April 2013, 18:28
Replies: 27
Views: 6,417
Posted By Steve Dudley
Doug, between my website and the facebook group...

Doug, between my website and the facebook group (link from my website) you wont go far wrong. Loads of stuff going on over there and once I arrive on the island (20th) there will be daily sightings...
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