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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 25th May 2020, 14:34
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Flight Identification Of European Seabirds might...

Flight Identification Of European Seabirds might be a good starting point.
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 12th April 2020, 22:01
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Hi, I started birding across the road from my...

Hi,

I started birding across the road from my house at Ormsgill Reservoir in the 1970s. Popular with some bird photographers, especially in winter.

Stephen
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 10th April 2020, 19:07
Replies: 31
Views: 1,606
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Mark Cocker's books are very good including...

Mark Cocker's books are very good including Birders, Tales Of A Tribe, Claxton and Crow Country.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 20th March 2020, 19:45
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Hi Steve, Don't know if Red-rumped Swallows have...

Hi Steve,

Don't know if Red-rumped Swallows have got more common or it's just coverage, I went to Sal twice and saw mulitple birds on both trips.

If you go on 'Birds of the Cape Verde Islands...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 19th March 2020, 18:56
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Two Spotted Sands is notable as you probably...

Two Spotted Sands is notable as you probably know, but Red-rumped Swallows are not a rarity. Did you get any pictures of the Peregrine Steve?
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 6th March 2020, 21:07
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
I would agree with this, though pushing it a bit...

I would agree with this, though pushing it a bit to say pretty much everything is a good record perhaps.

I don't know if it has ever been sorted but last I knew several of the scarce birds I had...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 19:53
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Thank you both. I dont see many Common Gulls in...

Thank you both. I dont see many Common Gulls in fields around Bolton or Manchester. Please do you know of any good spots as I am keen to get some photo's. I read online that although it is called...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 19th December 2019, 21:26
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Looks very long tailed - could it be a Grey...

Looks very long tailed - could it be a Grey Wagtail? Iberian Magpie is a non-starter.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th November 2019, 19:23
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Sorry Steve ironically I couldn't update for part...

Sorry Steve ironically I couldn't update for part of my Shetland trip. I will attend to it in the next couple of days.

Stephen
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 2nd November 2019, 17:13
Replies: 46
Views: 3,859
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
To answer the original question I remember...

To answer the original question I remember deciding to watch the UEFA Cup final between Liverpool and Alves rather than go for a local Tawny Pipit at Heysham. I had to check the year and it was...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 2nd November 2019, 17:11
Replies: 46
Views: 3,859
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
They have selected a design and are hoping to be...

They have selected a design and are hoping to be open the year after next.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 26th October 2019, 11:39
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
I don't think there are all that many records. ...

I don't think there are all that many records. What island was it on?
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 17th October 2019, 19:19
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
17 October

Not sure if the Eastern Stonechat on Mainland has relocated or is a new bird. Anyone know?

Otherwise the Dusky Warbler mentioned upthread on Fair Isle is either a Raddes or possibly Yellow-streaked.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th October 2019, 20:52
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Fair Isle Olive-backed Pipit - Scottish rarity...

Fair Isle

Olive-backed Pipit - Scottish rarity locally assessed

Mainland

Spotted Crake - Shetland rarity
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 15th October 2019, 21:12
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
15 October

Fair Isle

Pechora Pipit - BBRC
Lanceolated Warbler - BBRC
Firecrest - Shetland rarity

Fetlar

Siberian Rubythroat - BBRC
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 14th October 2019, 20:41
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
14 October

Mainland

Black-throated Thrush - BBRC
Brown Shrike - BBRC
Spotted Crake - Shetland rarity

Fair Isle

2 Red-flanked Bluetail - Scottish rarity
Dusky Warbler - Scottish rarity locally assessed in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 13th October 2019, 20:46
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
13th October

Fair Isle

Brown Shrike - BBRC
Eastern Stonechat - BBRC
Red-throated Pipit - BBRC

[I]Fetlar/[I]

Black-throated Diver - Shetland rarity
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 12th October 2019, 20:40
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
12th October

Foula

Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll - BBRC
White-rumped Sandpiper - Scottish rarity
Ortolan Bunting - Scottish rarity locally assessed

Mainland

Blyth's Reed Warbler - Scottish rarity locally...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 12th October 2019, 20:37
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
11th additional

News of a mainland OBP was only put out today.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th October 2019, 20:33
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Additional

The Bressay redpoll on the 8th seems to have been firmed up to Coues's Arctic (BBRC).
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th October 2019, 20:32
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
11th October

Unst

Lesser Grey Shrike - BBRC

Yell

Hoopoe - Shetland rarity


A rather summery feel to today's rarities so late in the autumn.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th October 2019, 20:29
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
10th October

Mainland

American Golden Plover - Shetland rarity
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 9th October 2019, 20:49
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
Petrosus isn't the local race on Shetland is it,...

Petrosus isn't the local race on Shetland is it, or have they changed the official thinking on that?
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 9th October 2019, 17:46
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
9 October

Bressay

Lanceolated Warbler - BBRC

Fair Isle

Black-winged Stilt - Scottish rarity


Of course the stilt is also a first for Shetland.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 9th October 2019, 17:41
Replies: 78
Views: 8,404
Posted By Stephen Dunstan
There was also a Black-throated Diver on Unst...

There was also a Black-throated Diver on Unst which was apparently new (Shetland rarity).
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