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Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 19:20
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By coaltit
Yes nice video beautiful birds to see in the wild.

Yes nice video beautiful birds to see in the wild.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 18:59
Replies: 38
Views: 1,733
Posted By coaltit
Mirador merlin 60mm..Spotting Scope 25x and 47x...

Mirador merlin 60mm..Spotting Scope 25x and 47x lenses.. Metal body about 3" longer in lenght than I,d like but a light weight to carry.. cost around 75 back in March 1987 has served me well in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 10:49
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By coaltit
Depending on access if you can get to any of The...

Depending on access if you can get to any of The big city parks I would of thought a good chance of lesser spotted Woodpecker in them In fact its only on occasions I,ve had lesser spotted Woodpecker...
Forum: Nestboxes Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 10:05
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By coaltit
Hi Euan tits will often cover their eggs and...

Hi Euan tits will often cover their eggs and leave them like you mentioned, exciteing times Indeed.
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 17th April 2018, 11:27
Replies: 26
Views: 679
Posted By coaltit
I would get the local pair of robins nest in the...

I would get the local pair of robins nest in the Ivy on the fence, even blue tits in their nest box close by thou I,m not sure if they liked one anothers company thou or one nested one year and thee...
Forum: Nestboxes Tuesday 17th April 2018, 10:19
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By coaltit
Next door has been getting a pair of great tits...

Next door has been getting a pair of great tits they were first seen nesting there last year previous years blue tits had been useing the box so the diameter of the hole into the box must be a bit...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th April 2018, 11:48
Replies: 164
Views: 6,903
Posted By coaltit
Yes its made life a lot easier, cheaper, and...

Yes its made life a lot easier, cheaper, and convenient too Came just right for me, all the big hasselblad cameras and their Ilk where did they end up.
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 10th April 2018, 11:40
Replies: 164
Views: 6,903
Posted By coaltit
Reservoirs where it is totally flat viewing up to...

Reservoirs where it is totally flat viewing up to a quarter of a mile away I,ve observed wildfowl or Identified them through a spotting scope 47x60 magnification or flocks of birds out in the open as...
Forum: Nestboxes Monday 9th April 2018, 08:37
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By coaltit
Hi julian, yes that sounds quite Interesting I,d...

Hi julian, yes that sounds quite Interesting I,d like to think there was a correlation between the nestbox type and Species thou to get any real feedback on that a scientific survey would be the way...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 24th March 2018, 18:34
Replies: 164
Views: 6,903
Posted By coaltit
I,ve been happy all my life with 8x mainly 8x30...

I,ve been happy all my life with 8x mainly 8x30 thou even these on a hot day can you weigh you down..:) Thou haveing one eye I use a monocular now so even better than before pity I did,nt get one...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 19th March 2018, 11:09
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By coaltit
Its always a pleasure to see and hear a wren in...

Its always a pleasure to see and hear a wren in the garden luckily we always have a pair around in the garden.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 14th March 2018, 12:22
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By coaltit
Usually its when there has been little rainfall ...

Usually its when there has been little rainfall or frozen conditions prevail that birds have to look more for water there should always be some available but I would think frozen conditions makes it...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 14th March 2018, 11:24
Replies: 68
Views: 2,707
Posted By coaltit
I,ve used a few types of binoculars over 40 years...

I,ve used a few types of binoculars over 40 years and one spotting scope, mentally not really comeing to terms somehow that I,ve only ever had one eye to see from properly strange I know but I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 13th March 2018, 12:10
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By coaltit
Yes nice birds and nice photograph, you don,t...

Yes nice birds and nice photograph, you don,t always need reservoirs to see such birds thou that is where I saw my first greater scaup, If your lucky enough and sometimes the time of the day helps a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 5th February 2018, 11:53
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By coaltit
I Should know this... :)

I Should know this... :)
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 18:49
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By coaltit
Your very lucky to still have corn bunting where...

Your very lucky to still have corn bunting where ever that may be, they have disappeared completely from around where I live, thou always a rare breeder we used to get big winter flocks of them which...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 13:03
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By coaltit
With a guess I would Imagine it would have been...

With a guess I would Imagine it would have been just over 20 years ago on the 31st of december that I remember a collarded dove sitting on her Nest in a hawthorn tree where I used to work, I don,t...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 20th December 2017, 19:07
Replies: 50
Views: 3,337
Posted By coaltit
As a free gift for being a good customer my...

As a free gift for being a good customer my mother once recieved through the post a pair of 8x21 green rubber Armoured binoculars and also a 8x21 minocular by Helios perhaps next to nothing to buy...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 12:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,849
Posted By coaltit
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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 12:40
Replies: 30
Views: 1,849
Posted By coaltit
Its nice to get photo,s of such a bird If by...

Its nice to get photo,s of such a bird If by chance you belong to a local bird society they should have a rare birds committee or panel they could help here if you could show them the pictures and...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 10:26
Replies: 30
Views: 1,849
Posted By coaltit
Yes it is certainly a different looking bird from...

Yes it is certainly a different looking bird from the norm, I wonder if nbalblas might have something when he Mentions hybrid, I,ve not checked up but are there other races of song thrush ? and if so...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 4th December 2017, 13:13
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By coaltit
Smile Shoveler Count.

A little late in posting this post but more Importantly posting it. Naturally with Bird watching a large slice of luck is needed at times to find Interesting records One of those times was back last...
Forum: Conservation Friday 3rd November 2017, 20:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By coaltit
Signed.

Signed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 3rd November 2017, 20:01
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By coaltit
When I was out more in The field I must admit I...

When I was out more in
The field I must admit I saw birds in land on occasions with variable bills its a bit to long ago now thou to remember what times of the year I saw them.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 31st October 2017, 12:20
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By coaltit
Hi there, Yes I,d say that is a lesser...

Hi there, Yes I,d say that is a lesser whitethroat and probabily the first I,ve ever seen on a feeder, race wise I,m not sure of but It would be quite a late record here in derbyshire thou it would...
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