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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 13th June 2020, 20:03
Replies: 56
Views: 4,721
Posted By Monahawk
Enjoyed this changed format of Springwatch. All...

Enjoyed this changed format of Springwatch. All the presenters came across well. I wonder whether they will stay with this regionalised format for presenters in the future. Great to see Long eared...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 4th June 2020, 11:20
Replies: 56
Views: 4,721
Posted By Monahawk
Great to see the Knepp Estate in West Sussex in...

Great to see the Knepp Estate in West Sussex in last nights programme. I originally come from near there and its good to see a fairly barren estate become a fantastic place for wildlife. Indeed I...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th May 2020, 08:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By Monahawk
Willow Warblers seem to be doing well still in...

Willow Warblers seem to be doing well still in Ireland. There are at least 4-5 pairs in my local area including a pair holding a territory in my garden vying with a feisty pair of Blackcaps. It...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 16th April 2020, 19:25
Replies: 36
Views: 1,443
Posted By Monahawk
Owls especially barn owls. Murmurations of...

Owls especially barn owls. Murmurations of starlings are pretty cool to watch too. Watching and listening to the local male blackbirds in and around my garden at this time of year also have me spell...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st January 2020, 12:46
Replies: 34
Views: 1,009
Posted By Monahawk
As with most years, Jackdaw although a robin was...

As with most years, Jackdaw although a robin was singing its heart out around 7am, but I'm only counting the first sighting not singing.

Si.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st December 2019, 17:44
Replies: 23
Views: 609
Posted By Monahawk
Song thrush in a hazel tree in my garden at...

Song thrush in a hazel tree in my garden at dusk.

Si.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 1st January 2019, 17:23
Replies: 37
Views: 2,006
Posted By Monahawk
Starling followed by goldfinches and great tit on...

Starling followed by goldfinches and great tit on the seed and nut feeders.

Si.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 31st December 2018, 19:16
Replies: 31
Views: 836
Posted By Monahawk
Song Thrush. Si.

Song Thrush.

Si.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 11th September 2018, 20:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,030
Posted By Monahawk
A late reply to this thread, but what a sad loss....

A late reply to this thread, but what a sad loss. His simplistic but enthusiastic style of presenting coupled with his wonderful Devonian accent was a welcome change to your usual natural history...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st May 2018, 16:25
Replies: 46
Views: 5,838
Posted By Monahawk
Loads of swifts back at my work place despite the...

Loads of swifts back at my work place despite the pouring rain all day. Ah the world is still turning!

Si.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st May 2018, 07:43
Replies: 46
Views: 5,838
Posted By Monahawk
Have noticed more swifts over the local town at...

Have noticed more swifts over the local town at the weekend since my last post indicating that more are filtering in at last. Also saw my first sand martins of the year on a coastal location in Co....
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 18th May 2018, 07:26
Replies: 46
Views: 5,838
Posted By Monahawk
Numbers are well down on past years here in this...

Numbers are well down on past years here in this part of Ireland. Although I saw my first on the last week of April as is usual, mostly there are just single birds or couples. A place were I work in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 1st January 2018, 11:38
Replies: 49
Views: 3,590
Posted By Monahawk
Goldfinches feasting on some niger seeds. Made a...

Goldfinches feasting on some niger seeds. Made a change from the usual jackdaw as a yearly first.

Si.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 21st April 2017, 19:37
Replies: 1
Views: 2,809
Posted By Monahawk
Let's hope the weather behaves for this. Some...

Let's hope the weather behaves for this. Some previous dawn chorus programmes on RTE have been blighted by heavy rain fall. You hear more precipitation than bird song.

Si.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 16th March 2017, 19:17
Replies: 39
Views: 8,996
Posted By Monahawk
Had my first of the year in the garden on Monday...

Had my first of the year in the garden on Monday 13th. That's the earliest record in my home/local area. As a rule, they don't normally arrive in my area until the final 2 weeks of March.

Si.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 5th March 2017, 14:23
Replies: 5
Views: 5,780
Posted By Monahawk
If you like war stories with a difference, then...

If you like war stories with a difference, then Birds in a Cage is a must read. I obtained a copy a couple of years back. Amazing story and one I know I will pick up and read again and perhaps again,...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 5th January 2017, 08:10
Replies: 8
Views: 4,190
Posted By Monahawk
Watchable in a lacklustre sort of way. You could...

Watchable in a lacklustre sort of way. You could say 'a pass the time' sort of wildlife programme, as there is simply nothing else decent on offer on the box at the same time.

Si
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st January 2017, 11:16
Replies: 133
Views: 10,890
Posted By Monahawk
Co. Monaghan. Ireland List to date. Starling...

Co. Monaghan. Ireland
List to date.
Starling
Rook
Jackdaw
Chaffinch
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Coal Tit
Blackbird
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st January 2017, 08:02
Replies: 133
Views: 10,890
Posted By Monahawk
Not planning on going birding until tomorrow so...

Not planning on going birding until tomorrow so will contribute what I see locally today. Weather good here so far. Off to walk the dog now. Will note what I see.
Si
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 31st December 2016, 16:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Monahawk
Sorry I meant Rook

Sorry I meant Rook
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 31st December 2016, 16:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Monahawk
Took.

Took.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 11th October 2016, 07:39
Replies: 2
Views: 1,231
Posted By Monahawk
Great footage. Terribly dull, irritating monotone...

Great footage. Terribly dull, irritating monotone narration though, that spoils the whole thing.

Si.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 11th October 2016, 07:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By Monahawk
Great programme. I knew these butterflies were...

Great programme. I knew these butterflies were migratory, but I didn't know that one of the factors determining their migration was because of the actions of a parasitic wasp. I was amazed too that...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 9th October 2016, 10:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By Monahawk
The Great Butterfly Adventure: Africa to Britain with the Painted Lady

Looking forward to this on BBC4 Monday.9pm.10th Oct. A species of butterfly that has fascinated me for a while now. Had 2 in the garden this autumn after an absence here for 6 years.

Si.
Forum: Ireland Monday 29th August 2016, 07:56
Replies: 78
Views: 53,552
Posted By Monahawk
While on my way to do some birding at Dundalk Bay...

While on my way to do some birding at Dundalk Bay yesterday I spotted an Osprey soaring low over Larragh Loch which is just off the main N2 near Castleblayney. I was able to stop the car safely and...
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