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Recent content by daviddixon

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    starling display Gretna

    Taken from Birding Cumbria facebook page. Take Gretna exit from M6, then first left onto the metal bridge road that runs parallel to motorway. Park in gateway after about 1/2 mile.
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    Salutations- W.M.Stallcup

    Hi Willow, I was at Palomarin in the mid and late 1990's, I met and occasionally birded with you father. I recall him visiting Palo' for pot luck evenings, (maybe you came along too, seem to recall you being around) I met him a few times out birding at sites in Point Reyes National Seashore...
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    Chris Packham charged in Malta

    Rightly cleared. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39652901
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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    Little Egret in more unusual location, in a pasture field adjacent to A41 at Handley. West side of road, right by the southerly 'Handley' sign.
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    Black Swan on rowing course Nottingham

    Unnecessary tirade, unnecessary language:t:
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    Waxwings: ASDA vrs Sainsburys

    10 outside Iceland HQ with on site shop (triple points as HQ?) at Deeside Industrail Park, Flintshire last Thursday.
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    Policeman Collected Rare Eggs

    This policeman stole eggs whilst on duty and furthermore later with another officer were on the look out for eggers! Because he has retired he gets to keep his police pension. Surely having 'done' the crime whilst on duty should mean his pension rights are taken away.
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    Long staying rarities

    Pied billed Grebe at Stithians Reservoir (1994?) stayed around long enough to hook up with a Little Grebe and produce three young
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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    Cetti's Warbler reported today at Caldy Nature Park, Chester. http://northwalesbirding.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=29727#p29727
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    Birds and Soccer - again...

    Not sure what video I linked to but it showed the number 3 (scumbag) kicking what looked like a stunned Barn Owl after the ball had it. Typical defender kick anything outside the box that moves.
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    Spring Migrants 2011

    Swallow today at Pwllheli (reported on North Wales Bird Forum)
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    Hello from Northern California

    Hi Sally, You are in a superb location for birding, some excellent places to visit in Marin, especially West Marin, Bolinas Lagoon, Audobon Canyon Ranch, Mt. Tam. the PRBO field station at Palomarin is worth a visit to see banding in operation (but I would say that though as I lived and...
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    Nancy's Logbooks

    All this nostalgia, if I had a record player I'd put on my copy of 'Big Jake Calls the Waders', a Haven Audioguide production with a intro from Cley's finest, Mr Bland himself. I think you are right Mark about the colour TV, I recall there was an organised presentation of some kind, pretty...
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    Nancy's Logbooks

    Of course with any dubious claim entered in the logbooks (or not so in some cases) there was no drawn out debate as happens now, pure and simple "CRC rejected". End off.
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    Nancy's Logbooks

    The lovely Tina, the slighty scary Ethel, ordering tea from Sharon "cup, mug, pot?" Hoopla claws clicking on the plastic overlay trailing Jack down the hall to the santuary of the front room, Nancy herself of course, watching two Cranes from the back bedroom, knitted hats for sale, bread and...