Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Zeiss - Always on the lookout for something special – Shop now

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Old

Wader ringing weekend Pt2: Canon netting.

Posted Friday 5th April 2013 at 19:49 by Rick and Elis
Our morning started at 03:00 hours when we awoke to get prepared for a 04:00 departure with Nigel Clark the softly spoken figurehead of the group, and some of the team. We arrived at the trapping area in the dark and started to walk along the pathway behind the sea wall hidden from the beach, there were six of us in total. Two people were left at the netting site and four off us moved on further up the beach, there was Nigel, Elis, me and Danni, who was given a walkie-talkie and instructed to continue...
Rick and Elis's Avatar
Registered User
Posted in Uncategorized
Comments 0 Rick and Elis is offline
Old

Wader ringing weekend Pt1: Introduction

Posted Wednesday 3rd April 2013 at 22:43 by Rick and Elis
Our sincere thanks to the Wash Wader Ringing Group for their invite to join them on a weekend ringing on the shores of The Wash. It was a very cold weekend and an exhausting schedule, but I have to say that we have come away with an increased admiration for the dedication and indeed perseverance of these hardy people.
We all take for granted the plethora of data that is at our fingertips these days and seldom think about the hard work and sacrifice that may have gone into the gathering of...
Rick and Elis's Avatar
Registered User
Posted in Uncategorized
Comments 0 Rick and Elis is offline
Old

My book is published at last!

Posted Tuesday 2nd April 2013 at 18:42 by Rick and Elis
Never mind 50 shades, forget about Harry Potter, a new best selling author (in waiting) has arrived... me!
Here's how it is described on the back cover, couldn't have put it better myself:

"Confessions of a Bird Guide is a witty, candid account of Rick Simpson's adventures in birding and a life that has taken him from England to Brazil and back again. Charting his journey from young boy in a makeshift hide, through the twitching years to becoming a bird guide in Brazil...
Rick and Elis's Avatar
Registered User
Posted in Uncategorized
Comments 0 Rick and Elis is offline
Old

What I saw today

Posted Sunday 31st March 2013 at 23:45 by snakybat
I thought I would keep it simple.

Went for a walk at Stannah country park this morning. Sat to watch the bird feeder and saw the following; Coal, Blue, Great and Long Tailed Tits, Chaffinch and Goldfinch, Dunnocks, Blackbird, Wood Pigeons, loads of Robins, a Reed Bunting and a Rat (which I had hoped was a Water Vole but I don't think it was).

This is my first blog so I apologise for the simplicity of it. Tired now, sleep....
Registered User
Posted in Uncategorized
Comments 3 snakybat is offline
Old

31 March 2013

Posted Sunday 31st March 2013 at 10:48 by Tiger_mz
Updated Sunday 31st March 2013 at 10:52 by Tiger_mz
It is reported that White YA has left Blagdon lakes. How long will he take to fly to Kielder? Have they been alerted?
Tiger_mz's Avatar
Registered User
Posted in Uncategorized
Comments 0 Tiger_mz is offline


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.26887488 seconds with 15 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 15:49.