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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 12:30
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Thanks to all...this is the only bird of the 3...

Thanks to all...this is the only bird of the 3 that landed for me to photograph but they were very large and dwarfed every bird near. The top of the wings were dark and the the span looked in the...
Forum: Worcestershire Yesterday, 10:26
Replies: 1,387
Views: 279,144
Posted By Ian Byrnes
This morning CLP..... A Fox was having a stroll...

This morning CLP..... A Fox was having a stroll around the lake !

3 Lesser or Great BB Gull Juveniles or Herring juvenile (ID - Nutcracker thinks Herring....I still think GBB as they were very big)...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 09:58
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Great or Lesser Juvenile BB Gull

Help please Lesser or Great Juvenile BB Gull....3 seen together at Grimley Worcs today.

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Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 14th July 2020, 19:50
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Totally agree Laurie they must be made to feel...

Totally agree Laurie they must be made to feel that this is shameful and unacceptable. I'm sure that Jeremy Squire would have said something.... all birders would have been outraged.

My dog...
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 14th July 2020, 08:36
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
It certainly looks that way....terrible. Whilst...

It certainly looks that way....terrible. Whilst I was viewing the Grebe, she appeared to be sitting behind the nest at first then got on it after and at a distance the nest looked empty....
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 13th July 2020, 17:04
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Ripple....just read on Twitter that this GCGrebe...

Ripple....just read on Twitter that this GCGrebe nest has been pulled apart by a dog later today......its a shame. It was empty luckily but it's the owners not the dogs who are to blame....
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 13th July 2020, 11:06
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Thanks....i tried to verify it from an app. Is it...

Thanks....i tried to verify it from an app. Is it the turned down beak and eye flash?

Today at Ripple......a few Egyptian Geese. A good number of Canada & Greylag Geese.

Pics...Redshank, Reed...
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 12th July 2020, 15:57
Replies: 2,627
Views: 496,346
Posted By Ian Byrnes
That is good news Dave..... your pride & joy...

That is good news Dave..... your pride & joy :-O
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 11th July 2020, 11:53
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
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Starlings, Little Egret & Cormorant, Greenshank & LRPlover
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 11th July 2020, 11:29
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Clifton early ......cloudless beautiful...

Clifton early ......cloudless beautiful morning.

One Greenshank, Pied Wagtail x10, LRP X 5, Shelduck, Egyptian Geese

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Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Friday 10th July 2020, 11:50
Replies: 24
Views: 2,719
Posted By Ian Byrnes
As with other threads I haven't that bag but have...

As with other threads I haven't that bag but have 2 which are much cheaper (bought from e.bay - 35.. for a new Olivon & 30 used Lowepro) that fit the bill perfectly.

The Lowepro Flipsde 300 takes...
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 10th July 2020, 10:59
Replies: 1,387
Views: 279,144
Posted By Ian Byrnes
This morning CLP..... LRP juvenile, OYC & chick,...

This morning CLP.....

LRP juvenile, OYC & chick, Reed Bunting ...Hippo pool. Wren in hedge, 2 Redshank & 3 juvenile ( growing up) & Little Egret ...main lake.
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Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 5th July 2020, 11:24
Replies: 1,387
Views: 279,144
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Variety from this morning early....CLP. Heron on...

Variety from this morning early....CLP.

Heron on south lake by fishing pools. Redshank on Hippo pool and main lake. RPlover main lake. Tern cavorting ! BHG feeding a youngster.

No sign of RC...
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 3rd July 2020, 18:40
Replies: 1,387
Views: 279,144
Posted By Ian Byrnes
There were none there this morning so can't tell...

There were none there this morning so can't tell you. Did see on Twitter, a flock of a similar size had been reported flying from east to west but I can't remember from where and I can't find the...
Forum: West Midlands Friday 3rd July 2020, 12:30
Replies: 1,535
Views: 443,752
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Just spotted this yellow hammer on a feeder ! 1st...

Just spotted this yellow hammer on a feeder ! 1st one this year.
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Forum: Worcestershire Friday 3rd July 2020, 09:25
Replies: 1,387
Views: 279,144
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Today...early CLP Redshank still on guard....

Today...early CLP

Redshank still on guard. Cuckoo calling in distance. About 100 Lapwings

Red Crested Pochard, Oystercatcher, Teal, Common Sandpiper, Dunlin
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Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 2nd July 2020, 12:42
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Clifton Worcestershire this...

Clifton Worcestershire this morning....blustery.

Oystercatcher mum with 3 young getting bigger.
Cormorants drying out in the sun.
Redshank with Swallow dive bombing.
Group of Canada,Greylag,...
Forum: West Midlands Thursday 2nd July 2020, 11:58
Replies: 1,535
Views: 443,752
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Spanners tend to 'bolt' their nuts !

Spanners tend to 'bolt' their nuts !
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 30th June 2020, 18:55
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Ian Byrnes
The beauty of phonescoping

There are few threads to phonescoping with, what seems, some reluctance from many to accept the real benefits and buzz you can get from experiencing it. I appreciate that for moving targets its...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Sunday 28th June 2020, 18:35
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Go for the HDF it will make all the difference...

Go for the HDF it will make all the difference and no matter what you think, you'll want good images or you will be dissapointed with poorer results. Have a look at Peter Gambys thread below ref the...
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 28th June 2020, 13:15
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Ripple....this morning, bright but very...

Ripple....this morning, bright but very windy.

Lapwing & chick....L Egret, Cormorants & Heron all together

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Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 28th June 2020, 13:03
Replies: 38
Views: 23,650
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi Richard Those are really sharp. What scope...

Hi Richard

Those are really sharp. What scope and adaptor are you using? I agree with you about static birds...wader, ducks, geese etc are easiest but I'm always pleased if I can capture small...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Saturday 27th June 2020, 18:14
Replies: 38
Views: 23,650
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hello Steve I looked way back and read most of...

Hello Steve

I looked way back and read most of your threads and must say since you first posted and used an IPhone you no doubt know that phones have moved on tremendously. I tried originally to...
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 27th June 2020, 14:22
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Well that's a bit quicker than the Cuckoo....!

Well that's a bit quicker than the Cuckoo....!
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 27th June 2020, 10:50
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi ya Laurie....i must learn to read these back !...

Hi ya Laurie....i must learn to read these back ! Oh well....it was close...it had a bit of red somewhere I'm sure.
Few more pics from today at Clifton. Weather much cooler, wet and windy....bit like...
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