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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 19th September 2020, 07:05
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By rollingthunder
Sorry to disappoint Deb but i am there in...

Sorry to disappoint Deb but i am there in spirit:t:

I still prefer to post on this thread as because very few people are able to travel it might get some attention - thatís my logic anyway. If i get...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 18th September 2020, 12:33
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By rollingthunder
Batumi - Autumn 2020.....

Yes i know the Autumn festival and the ca10 week organised count has been officially cancelled.....otherwise i would be there now:C

I received notification whilst the Spring count was in progress...
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 26th August 2020, 10:01
Replies: 39,788
Views: 8,807,615
Posted By rollingthunder
With all due respect Julie i have been using UW...

With all due respect Julie i have been using UW for over 40 years and have never had a problem negotiating the paths. They are like any other path or track - if you are walking towards one another...
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 25th August 2020, 10:05
Replies: 39,788
Views: 8,807,615
Posted By rollingthunder
Middleton is open - what is the difference?...

Middleton is open - what is the difference? #askingforafriend;)

Laurie -

P.S. i emailed an enquiry about an historical aspect of another Trust reserve..........in April - pray what are they...
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 25th August 2020, 09:15
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
It's time to start posting again..... Despite...

It's time to start posting again.....

Despite higher than your average birders' vitamin D levels, i am practically sweating the stuff, i really have not seen anything that i would consider updating...
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 25th August 2020, 09:11
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
Nice bird Matt - having travelled to Devon to...

Nice bird Matt - having travelled to Devon to twitch one in the 80's i never tire of seeing them:eek!:

I have had an adult YLG on that pool and about 5 years ago there were 3 Firecrests around that...
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 5th August 2020, 05:55
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By rollingthunder
Thatís nice to know re: CB:t: The max i had over...

Thatís nice to know re: CB:t:

The max i had over on the fields were 4 singing males in May - maybe there were juveniles in that group?

Laurie -
Forum: Gloucestershire Wednesday 5th August 2020, 05:50
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By rollingthunder
Looks fine for a BR to me but iím...

Looks fine for a BR to me but iím no..........;)

This might have a few pointers:t:

https://www.birdguides.com/articles/identification/common-and-black-redstarts/

The Gulls sound worth checking out...
Forum: Worcestershire Wednesday 15th July 2020, 09:19
Replies: 25
Views: 1,493
Posted By rollingthunder
Thanks for the update Phil and well done...

Thanks for the update Phil and well done Jeremy:t:

Shrugs or worse often belies guilt and a good chance they will think twice.

I have a particular issue with regard to Dog crap over at the West...
Forum: West Midlands Wednesday 15th July 2020, 09:05
Replies: 9,391
Views: 856,272
Posted By rollingthunder
Haha - donít forget to remind your mates who were...

Haha - donít forget to remind your mates who were allowed unfettered access to the Goldfish Bowl during your self-inflicted incarceration:-O

Good birding -

Laurie:t:
Forum: Gulls Wednesday 15th July 2020, 09:02
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed - thanks for the update;):t: Laurie -

Agreed - thanks for the update;):t:

Laurie -
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 14th July 2020, 17:55
Replies: 25
Views: 1,493
Posted By rollingthunder
Filming the incident without confronting and...

Filming the incident without confronting and venting one’s spleen to me is not acceptable. The person/people responsible must be made to feel irresponsible. Forget about personal safety issues...
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 14th July 2020, 17:43
Replies: 9,391
Views: 856,272
Posted By rollingthunder
Nice Marsh Harrier record and it’s good to see...

Nice Marsh Harrier record and it’s good to see birders that have been skulking like rare Rails finally leave their bunkers:-O:clap:

Good birding -

Laurie:t:
Forum: Gulls Tuesday 14th July 2020, 17:39
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By rollingthunder
In addition Louise Med has a full hood rather...

In addition Louise Med has a full hood rather than one that rises from front to back and Med also has a chunkier slightly Ďbananaí bill:t:

Laurie -

Attached - an adult i found locally a coupla...
Forum: West Midlands Monday 13th July 2020, 08:27
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
A frustrating week with the mix of strong winds...

A frustrating week with the mix of strong winds followed by rain so not much to report really. Stuck local yesterday with Sheepwash and Fens Pools being hit but apart from that it has been FP and...
Forum: West Midlands Monday 13th July 2020, 07:59
Replies: 2,946
Views: 560,602
Posted By rollingthunder
Cheers:t: I have popped in a couple of times...

Cheers:t:

I have popped in a couple of times along with all the boaters that wander around when moored on the towpath but just to scope the pools from the access track - never bothered going on to...
Forum: West Midlands Sunday 12th July 2020, 08:43
Replies: 2,946
Views: 560,602
Posted By rollingthunder
Is it safe to assume the powers that be have...

Is it safe to assume the powers that be have opened the place up?

Laurie:t:
Forum: West Midlands Wednesday 8th July 2020, 07:20
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
Itís here!!!

Haven’t done much for 4 days due to 2 each of strong winds and then miserable lighting and rain. I simply do not enjoy it and the effort on a bike is simply not worth it for me. If i lived on the...
Forum: West Midlands Friday 3rd July 2020, 15:29
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
Somebody has too much time........

Somebody has too much time..... #yellowhammer

Laurie:t:
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 3rd July 2020, 15:25
Replies: 1,423
Views: 284,094
Posted By rollingthunder
Ian - just out of interest mate, did you have a...

Ian - just out of interest mate, did you have a chance to peruse that flock of Godwits to see whether any were juveniles?

Laurie:t:
Forum: West Midlands Friday 3rd July 2020, 15:22
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
No not really - i make more of it as my ex-wife...

No not really - i make more of it as my ex-wife still works there and my son works at Davicon by Ďthe Aldií...

The locals i see pre-breakfast are friendly and affable like a lot of Black Country...
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 3rd July 2020, 12:02
Replies: 1,423
Views: 284,094
Posted By rollingthunder
Excellent Godwit record:eek!::t: Laurie:t:

Excellent Godwit record:eek!::t:

Laurie:t:
Forum: West Midlands Friday 3rd July 2020, 11:57
Replies: 227
Views: 68,242
Posted By rollingthunder
It has been a week since the all too brief...

It has been a week since the all too brief appearance of the adult Med Gull but Todd turned up trumps with a lunchtime visit that yielded the largest party of waders i have heard of there for quite a...
Forum: West Midlands Friday 3rd July 2020, 11:47
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
More or less the same daily pattern this week but...

More or less the same daily pattern this week but i have varied the times of the daily visit to Fens Pools from late-morning to mid-afternoon the problem being that the local 'pondlife' is up and...
Forum: West Midlands Friday 3rd July 2020, 11:44
Replies: 1,539
Views: 447,780
Posted By rollingthunder
This needs its own 'thread' mate;) Laurie:t:

This needs its own 'thread' mate;)

Laurie:t:
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