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Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 18th January 2019, 14:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Stevie babe
Signed I've often wondered when something like...

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I've often wondered when something like this would come up. With so many people who have come in to the UK from Europe where hunting is widespread I felt it was only a matter of time when ...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 20th November 2018, 14:02
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Stevie babe
Dorset perhaps. Usually relatively warmer than...

Dorset perhaps. Usually relatively warmer than the east of the UK at that time of year.
The RSPB reserves of Radipole and Lodmoor can be useful (Bearded Tit). Also Portland Bill for sea watching ...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 28th January 2018, 12:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By Stevie babe
So to follow up I think I should be safe for the...

So to follow up I think I should be safe for the vaccination. However will still make further enquiries to a travel clinic. Also will try to find if there is something like a check on the immune...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 19th January 2018, 09:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By Stevie babe
Thanks all for your help in this - especially the...

Thanks all for your help in this - especially the CDC report that i had not seen before - thanks Andy.

It is helpful to know that most trips are in the dry season and bitey things should be a lot...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 12th January 2018, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By Stevie babe
Health Advice for visiting Pantenal

Hi All,
Both my wife and I are really wanting to go visit the Pantenal region of Brazil but I have a problem and that is relating to the risk of Yellow fever in that region.
As I understand it Yellow...
Forum: Costa Rica Monday 2nd October 2017, 12:28
Replies: 22
Views: 7,772
Posted By Stevie babe
Bougainvillea Hotel, should be you start hotel in...

Bougainvillea Hotel, should be you start hotel in San Jose and book a room overlooking the garden. Great place to get your list started.

I hope you have good birding and a great introductory visit...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 2nd October 2017, 11:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stevie babe
Although a few years ago we had two visits to...

Although a few years ago we had two visits to Fuente De and saw wallcreeper on both occasions. Once in late May and once in early June. Went with a group of 'experts' and they were needed to help...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 7th November 2015, 09:07
Replies: 45
Views: 4,065
Posted By Stevie babe
Hi Jon, Reading your report with interest having...

Hi Jon,
Reading your report with interest having done a similar trip a few years ago. Just finished our third (and probably last) Southern Africa trip and still no PEL'S FISHING OWL.
(Trip report...
Forum: Costa Rica Sunday 5th July 2015, 13:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By Stevie babe
As with Corvix the two places attract different...

As with Corvix the two places attract different birds due to height above sea level and attibutable to Pacific Slope or Caribbean slope. You won't see Resplendant Quetzal in Arenal for instance but...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Monday 18th May 2015, 15:36
Replies: 15
Views: 4,614
Posted By Stevie babe
Don't worry. Hollywood will come up with an...

Don't worry. Hollywood will come up with an ingenious answer thought up by some spotty 17 yr old nerd that nobody believes in the first place until some attractive female scientist believes that his...
Forum: Devon Wednesday 10th September 2014, 12:18
Replies: 121
Views: 37,846
Posted By Stevie babe
Surprised to see this (and the Seaton... thread)...

Surprised to see this (and the Seaton... thread) not used recently. I was at the Seaton / Colyford marshes a couple of weeks ago and had some good quality (for me) birding. Nothing out of the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 10th September 2014, 11:15
Replies: 82
Views: 8,191
Posted By Stevie babe
Slightly off topic but I would say that Earth's...

Slightly off topic but I would say that Earth's population growth, the need to feed it and supply them with essential living conditions is a far greater threat than climate change leading to bird...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 29th July 2014, 14:14
Replies: 40
Views: 5,264
Posted By Stevie babe
Enjoyed reading your report Dave and fills me...

Enjoyed reading your report Dave and fills me with a bit of trepidation as we are using the same company having capitulated and given in to my wife's desire for a cruise. We depart Tilbury in...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 17th July 2014, 12:27
Replies: 144
Views: 11,882
Posted By Stevie babe
Looking at this statement makes me realise that...

Looking at this statement makes me realise that if people just go to the zoo to stop kids from whining and couldn't otherwise give a 'fig' then at least that zoo will have got a lot cash for...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 10th July 2014, 12:26
Replies: 14
Views: 8,456
Posted By Stevie babe
Agree the view finder was perhaps the most...

Agree the view finder was perhaps the most attractive part for me for the TZ60 but reviews indicated that it was grainy. That, coupled with some issues with picture quality (too many pixles for the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 8th July 2014, 12:51
Replies: 33
Views: 4,861
Posted By Stevie babe
I downloaded the 'Birds of Britain' app a few...

I downloaded the 'Birds of Britain' app a few weeks ago and find it very useful on my Android phone. With over 250 species detailed it certainly satisfies me.
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 8th July 2014, 12:38
Replies: 14
Views: 8,456
Posted By Stevie babe
Thanks Niels, Etudiente, Have decided not to go...

Thanks Niels, Etudiente,

Have decided not to go with Panasonic but the Canon SX700 hs. Although it doesn't have the viewfinder it has more pros than cons. It's nice to have a small camera to take...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 7th July 2014, 11:38
Replies: 14
Views: 8,456
Posted By Stevie babe
Panasonic TZ60

I am considering getting the above as a replacement for a failed Fujifilm compact camera.

I cannot find another thread reviewing this camera so if there is anyone out there using one I'd like to...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 7th July 2014, 11:07
Replies: 0
Views: 3,576
Posted By Stevie babe
Panasonic TZ60

I am considering getting the above as a replacement for a failed Fujifilm compact camera.

I cannot find another thread reviewing this camera so if there is anyone out there using one I'd like to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 19th May 2014, 13:32
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Stevie babe
It's been about 10 years since I was there and...

It's been about 10 years since I was there and Black Kites were probably the commonest bird in Halong Bay. For me this looks like one.

Can't comment on the others other than KenM's suggestion
Forum: California Wednesday 30th April 2014, 13:35
Replies: 2
Views: 3,409
Posted By Stevie babe
I was there about 6 weeks ago and, with a group,...

I was there about 6 weeks ago and, with a group, had an organised day tour looking at Lindo Lake, Silverwood wildlife sanctuary and the San Diego River Estuary.
We came away with almost 80 species....
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 13th March 2014, 14:03
Replies: 132
Views: 10,655
Posted By Stevie babe
A very large bumblebee, two chiff chaffs, a...

A very large bumblebee, two chiff chaffs, a brimstone butterfly and blackthorn and hawthorn bushes in leaf.
Forum: Conservation Friday 17th January 2014, 11:34
Replies: 195
Views: 22,611
Posted By Stevie babe
Meanwhile in the UK the rain continues, flooding...

Meanwhile in the UK the rain continues, flooding alerts have increased and I haven't had to scrape ice off my car more than 4 times this winter so far (First is usually around October). The weather...
Forum: Azerbaijan Wednesday 8th January 2014, 11:57
Replies: 8
Views: 6,334
Posted By Stevie babe
Hi GH I was in Baku about 20 months ago on a...

Hi GH

I was in Baku about 20 months ago on a working visit The obvious secret police (or what I took to be) made me nervous about using my binoculars and even my colleagues were careful about taking...
Forum: South East England Wednesday 18th December 2013, 11:44
Replies: 9
Views: 15,932
Posted By Stevie babe
Hyde Park in central London can be useful,...

Hyde Park in central London can be useful, particularly for a pre breakfast birding stroll
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