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Recent content by The sniper

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    Eagles at Haweswater!

    Is there any news on this??? Reason I ask is a friend of mine saw a golden eagle while in the north Pennines last week while walking in the area,he said he was around 10km west of kielder water and it looked like a young bird
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    Essex Birding

    Will have to make a visit over to Thameside very soon,hope you are well mate
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    Essex Birding

    Been away from birding for a few months,simply because ive been too busy from work,something that tends to happen every year,but about now every year I get my birding jiz back but surprised that this forums so quiet,where is everyone and where are the birds???
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    Essex Birding

    Maybe the RSPB should start trusting it's members and at sites where they feel there is a risk of anti social behaviour,to have a gated entry system where a member obtains a code to enter a gated entrance outside of normal hours. Just a thought,but I hate the fact that on many sites, I have to...
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    Essex Birding

    The residents around old hall have always been a bit of a pain,I think they are the reason that the reserve remained so underwatched for so long,as the permit issue meant it wasn't really a place you would just turn up to. It took me a few years to finally go and when I did I was annoyed at the...
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    Essex Birding

    We get many collared doves in my mums garden,am always checking in there just in case we get a turtle but never have,I dream that one day we will. Coal tit is the best I can manage today,reasonably regular in the Central upminster garden but not for a while
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    Essex Birding

    Any news on the possible Richards pipit put out yesterday on bird guides ?
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    Essex Birding

    Cheeky fecker looool, my birding always drops off from April onwards due to the amount of work I do in the summer
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    Essex Birding

    I've never really known them to be so numerous that I found them tiring lol,but some birds obviously can make you feel like that.In the spring/Summer I often get home from work around 3/4 0 clock and if it's hot I will have the window open but the noise from the birds is sometimes way too much...
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    Essex Birding

    Didn't get there tonight and won't be able to go tomorrow as got work and then off to wembley grrrr
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    Essex Birding

    Believe me,most birders have probably thought that at times such is the sometimes competitive nature of this "hobby"
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    Essex Birding

    Missed the phalarope mate,your doing well fella lol,nice bird. For what it's worth,I never really find anything out the ordinary,the odd significant record but I just use the Essex yahoo site,rightly or wrongly as that's what I always used. Anything of any significance I would use birdguides...
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    Essex Birding

    I don't think Steve ever reported it as a definate,just that he thought it was an AW Surely picking up an American Wigeon from a flock,whether it is known to be there or not shows that the individual concerned can id the species if seen again??
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    Essex Birding

    I see a decent amount of migrants arriving now in Essex,with decent weather this weekend and more people out birding it looks like a few more will be reported in next couple of days 2 sedge warblers & white throat at heybridge today,plenty of wheatears,sand martins reported as well as a few...
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    Essex Birding

    Lol,my old stomping ground
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