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Forum: Essex Friday 19th September 2014, 14:13
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Posted By vangerover
Only one record for the county shown in the Birds...

Only one record for the county shown in the Birds of Essex 2007 - 27/8/1994 on Hadleigh Marshes. Don't know if one has been accepted since then?
Forum: Essex Wednesday 13th August 2014, 18:22
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Posted By vangerover
I've declared myself a Glossy Ibis free zone, I...

I've declared myself a Glossy Ibis free zone, I always dip out when chasing them ;)
Forum: Essex Sunday 10th August 2014, 11:39
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Posted By vangerover
I was at OHM at 0715 yesterday. The gate was...

I was at OHM at 0715 yesterday. The gate was locked so I parked at the far end of Old Hall Lane on the grass verge. Ten mins walk down the road and I was in. Came out at 0850 and a car was in the car...
Forum: Essex Thursday 12th June 2014, 11:15
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Posted By vangerover
We were alerted by the gulls making an almighty...

We were alerted by the gulls making an almighty din. The original call was for an Osprey but once the others got on it, it was immediately recognised as a Short-toed Eagle. It was low down over the...
Forum: Essex Wednesday 11th June 2014, 18:42
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Posted By vangerover
We reckon that the Bradwell and Bluehouse...

We reckon that the Bradwell and Bluehouse Short-toed Eagle were the same bird. The Bradwell bird flew SSW which would have taken it over Blue House. It then flew in the direction of Hockley over SOG...
Forum: Essex Wednesday 21st May 2014, 20:11
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Posted By vangerover
Male kingfisher seen on the lake at Fingringhoe...

Male kingfisher seen on the lake at Fingringhoe Wick this afternoon.
Forum: Essex Tuesday 29th April 2014, 21:49
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Posted By vangerover
Thank you for this detailed insight into...

Thank you for this detailed insight into sea-watching.

best wishes
Terry
Forum: Essex Friday 11th April 2014, 16:13
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Posted By vangerover
Still there at 1635, a lifer for me :-)))))

Still there at 1635, a lifer for me :-)))))
Forum: Essex Sunday 6th April 2014, 21:07
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Posted By vangerover
I am sure that the EBWS doesn't use the...

I am sure that the EBWS doesn't use the Birdguides data now as the observer is not traceable. It may be that some of the 2011 records that need more identification emanate from Birdguides.

All the...
Forum: Essex Saturday 5th April 2014, 17:35
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Posted By vangerover
Thanks Bob, the phalarope was a real slice of...

Thanks Bob, the phalarope was a real slice of luck. I was almost frightened to put the news out in case I was wrong!

best wishes
Terry
Forum: Essex Friday 4th April 2014, 22:29
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Posted By vangerover
For the record (no pun intended), any record...

For the record (no pun intended), any record posted on the Essex birders yahoo group that doesn't originate from the EBwS website does get picked up (by me) and put on a spreadsheet. This is then fed...
Forum: Essex Friday 28th March 2014, 20:54
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Posted By vangerover
Thanks for showing me around, some great birds,...

Thanks for showing me around, some great birds, pity we never got to see a Marsh Tit though. Definitely Coal Tits and RLP and don't forget the Grey Heron!
Terry
Forum: Essex Thursday 27th March 2014, 13:53
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Posted By vangerover
In the old days, Essex used to start at Maryland...

In the old days, Essex used to start at Maryland Point at Stratford. Now if you believe the road signs on the A13, it starts at the Five Bells in Vange. I almost live in London! I'll stick to the old...
Forum: Essex Saturday 15th March 2014, 15:12
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Posted By vangerover
Are you out and about Steve?

Are you out and about Steve?
Forum: Essex Friday 14th March 2014, 16:46
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Posted By vangerover
Hopefully in North Essex early Sunday morning!

Hopefully in North Essex early Sunday morning!
Forum: Essex Wednesday 26th February 2014, 15:03
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Posted By vangerover
My route is this, leave Rochford on the...

My route is this, leave Rochford on the Stambridge Road, keep going until you come to a t-junction, turn right and the right again at the Shepherd & Dog into Paglesham Road. Follow the road until you...
Forum: Essex Tuesday 25th February 2014, 20:30
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Posted By vangerover
Had a day out with Steve Grimwade today checking...

Had a day out with Steve Grimwade today checking out a couple of new places. Starting out at Seaview on west Mersea we saw GND, R-t Diver, Sanderling, Dunlin, GCG, Med Gull before we retired to the...
Forum: Essex Friday 7th February 2014, 19:33
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Posted By vangerover
I was at the white gate at Wallasea for an hour...

I was at the white gate at Wallasea for an hour up to dusk and saw Kestrel, Merlin, ring-tail Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl and 2 Barn Owls.
Forum: Essex Thursday 30th January 2014, 21:23
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Posted By vangerover
and good to meet you, Bob, after all this time! I...

and good to meet you, Bob, after all this time! I only stayed an hour but saw Red-throated Diver and Guillemot. I saw a very distant raft of divers but couldn't sort any out unfortunately. After a...
Forum: Essex Wednesday 29th January 2014, 18:28
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Posted By vangerover
Hopefully I will get there for noon, hope you're...

Hopefully I will get there for noon, hope you're still there.
Forum: Essex Wednesday 29th January 2014, 11:34
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Posted By vangerover
Out this morning in the rain, hoping it was going...

Out this morning in the rain, hoping it was going to ease off, but I just got very wet! I saw Water Rail at Vange Marsh and Ruff at Wat Tyler CP before I gave up, maybe tomorrow.
Forum: Essex Wednesday 29th January 2014, 11:30
Replies: 31
Views: 6,604
Posted By vangerover
I had a slight problem last Monday night! Having...

I had a slight problem last Monday night! Having been in CAMRA and researched Essex breweries, I know my way round a few pubs in Essex ;-)

Add The Falcon in Southend to the list.
Forum: Essex Tuesday 28th January 2014, 14:37
Replies: 31
Views: 6,604
Posted By vangerover
The Fat Goose in Tendring The Flamingo in...

The Fat Goose in Tendring
The Flamingo in Holland-on-Sea
The Essex Seagull in St Osyth
Dirty Penguin in Colchester
The Pheasant in Gestingthorpe
The Three Pigeons in Halstead
The Hummingbird in Harlow
Forum: Essex Tuesday 28th January 2014, 14:14
Replies: 31
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Posted By vangerover
The Duck in Newney Green

The Duck in Newney Green
Forum: Essex Tuesday 28th January 2014, 14:07
Replies: 31
Views: 6,604
Posted By vangerover
The Woodpecker in Hutton

The Woodpecker in Hutton
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