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Forum: Durham Saturday 14th May 2011, 13:00
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Posted By StevieEvans
02:58 - bye you were up early... or was it up...

02:58 - bye you were up early... or was it up late ?

dont mind a bit rabbit, but have never tried squirrel...:eat: ;)

right place right time with Otters, close to you R.Browney & Derwent but its...
Forum: Durham Friday 13th May 2011, 21:54
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Posted By StevieEvans
The Egyptian Goose remains in the area, leaving a...

The Egyptian Goose remains in the area, leaving a small farm pool nr Lumley to return to Ho'Gate Pool

http://flic.kr/p/9H9VHk

Didnt have time for my usual rounds this evening, (gami & McV both...
Forum: Durham Friday 13th May 2011, 16:13
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Posted By StevieEvans
Good selection of wildlife in the Hetton...

Good selection of wildlife in the Hetton area
Whimbrel over north calling, pair of Wheatear judging by their actions quite possibly on territory, 2 male Lesser Whitethroats, male Kestrel incubating,...
Forum: Durham Friday 13th May 2011, 10:07
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Posted By StevieEvans
2 Dotterel flew by Lyons Kingfisher & young on...

2 Dotterel flew by Lyons
Kingfisher & young on Wear at CLStreet & fledged Dipper there
Forum: Durham Thursday 12th May 2011, 14:22
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Posted By StevieEvans
If the person who has phoned the Police about my...

If the person who has phoned the Police about my activities with owls & boxes, gets in touch, I'll gladly refund the 10p you wasted on the call.

Some people really need to get their facts right...
Forum: Durham Thursday 12th May 2011, 11:39
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Posted By StevieEvans
Rosefinch in private garden Doubt a load of...

Rosefinch in private garden
Doubt a load of twitchers would be welcome round these big houses
If it's still later on I'll see if Pete Collins is around & he can take a look - it may move into a more...
Forum: Durham Thursday 12th May 2011, 10:39
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Posted By StevieEvans
If you want to know the status of owls or any...

If you want to know the status of owls or any wild bird, ask a gamekeeper or countryman - not a bookworm.
Forum: Durham Thursday 12th May 2011, 10:33
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Posted By StevieEvans
Andrew I'm sure everyones tired of this...

Andrew I'm sure everyones tired of this repetitive dross.

You seem to have timed your outbursts to co-incide with one of the best weeks birding we've had on that part of the local patch........
Forum: Durham Thursday 12th May 2011, 00:09
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Posted By StevieEvans
Andrew, now you're talking in riddles. You were...

Andrew,
now you're talking in riddles.

You were way way out of line to accuse Jimmy of trampling paths up to nests - thats why you were spoken to in the manner in which you were & you got it in the...
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 22:50
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Posted By StevieEvans
Yes Chris, my reply was rather abrupt. Im pleased...

Yes Chris, my reply was rather abrupt.
Im pleased you have some understanding of why we monitor this particular species.
I can send you a survey methodology which i put together - this has helped...
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 21:54
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Posted By StevieEvans
last few, a couple of the Jack Snipe & coloured...

last few,
a couple of the Jack Snipe & coloured Ruff :-

1) Jack Snipe (uncropped), 2) Jack Snipe & my knee showing proximity to bird
3) Ruff alert, 4) Ruff feeding infront of hide


very...
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 21:39
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Posted By StevieEvans
There are breeding Long-eared Owls in & around...

There are breeding Long-eared Owls in & around Darlo
i can send you some info, but for heavens sake dont tell Rent a gob
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 21:37
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Posted By StevieEvans
and seeing as Hinge & Bracket are away, a couple...

and seeing as Hinge & Bracket are away, a couple more :-

1) Common Sandpiper
2) Wood Sandpiper
3) Redshank & Ruff
4) Dunlin
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 19:28
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Posted By StevieEvans
Andrew, your views are noted Im quite happy with...

Andrew, your views are noted

Im quite happy with my actions - if you are unhappy, i suggest you contact DWT for any clarification.

I dont know why you should try to discredit me & 2 decades worth...
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 18:37
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Posted By StevieEvans
Thats quite an accusation to be bandying about on...

Thats quite an accusation to be bandying about on a public forum !

JUST WHO is constantly disturbing Long-eared Owls ?

Myself & my co-workers check our nest boxes in & around the DWT with the...
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 18:00
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Posted By StevieEvans
not rude, plain speaking. follow that advice &...

not rude, plain speaking.

follow that advice & you'll see the birds that all the other visitors see. :t:

The DWT trust members who attended our dawn chorus event didnt have any problems grasping...
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 16:31
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Posted By StevieEvans
There are more Garden Warblers in the area this...

There are more Garden Warblers in the area this year than any of the local patchers have ever known.

Now that the GNForest plantations have begun to mature (16 y/old) there are new territories here...
Forum: Durham Wednesday 11th May 2011, 16:21
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Posted By StevieEvans
Witty. Like it. next time wear a camera so i can...

Witty. Like it.
next time wear a camera so i can recognise ya ;)

( & i'll carry my ladder so you know its me )


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Another addition...
Forum: Durham Tuesday 10th May 2011, 18:30
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Posted By StevieEvans
Nice find with the Ruff Kelvin. RUFF pic ...

Nice find with the Ruff Kelvin.

RUFF pic (http://flic.kr/p/9GjcJp)

That makes 18 wader species on pool 2 this year & @ 131 species on the reserve year list.

Called at recently underwatched...
Forum: Durham Tuesday 10th May 2011, 08:59
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Posted By StevieEvans
Maybe Ruff Kelvin ? Aye, 2 Ruff m8. The Ginger &...

Maybe Ruff Kelvin ?

Aye, 2 Ruff m8.
The Ginger & black coloured one is a male, a good way into his breeding plumage.
Also Common Sand & Lrp
Forum: Durham Tuesday 10th May 2011, 08:58
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Posted By StevieEvans
Very irritating Kelvin - I've been lucky the last...

Very irritating Kelvin - I've been lucky the last few evenings, alls been quiet...

Local Police have barrier keys & will attend - I should imagine disturbance of Schedule 1 breeding species should...
Forum: Durham Monday 9th May 2011, 19:32
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Posted By StevieEvans
not nearly as exciting as Stone Curlew, but wader...

not nearly as exciting as Stone Curlew, but wader passage continuing with Greenshank, Dunlin & 2 very obliging Jack Snipe at Rainton

Jack Snipe close up, iPhone hand held to scope...
Forum: Durham Sunday 8th May 2011, 20:34
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Posted By StevieEvans
Rainton this evening 2Wood Sands right in front...

Rainton this evening
2Wood Sands right in front of hide, still feeding 21:30.
Wood Sand pic (http://flic.kr/p/9FNyBq)
that puts this years reserve list up to an impressive 130 species

also Dunlin &...
Forum: Durham Sunday 8th May 2011, 19:06
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Posted By StevieEvans
was expecting a few waders to have been dropped...

was expecting a few waders to have been dropped overnight by the downpours...
There is no other way to describe Pool 2 this morning, other than "bleak"
2 Common Sands & a feeding Snipe were all we...
Forum: Durham Saturday 7th May 2011, 21:35
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Posted By StevieEvans
A change is a good as a rest they reckon - will...

A change is a good as a rest they reckon - will have to have a look down when you get the Stilt Sand.

Kingfishers been pegged back a bit by the winter...Couple of territories vacant, although sev...
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