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Forum: Norfolk Sunday 20th July 2014, 15:24
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Posted By dendroica
Hi Chris, I had a Fritillary which I think was...

Hi Chris,
I had a Fritillary which I think was Silver-washed at Felthorpe yesterday afternoon and apparently the one at Queen's Hills has been seen again - in fact the one at QH could be the same...
Forum: Norfolk Friday 18th July 2014, 08:17
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Views: 364,933
Posted By dendroica
Hi Thomas, I don't think its been seen since...

Hi Thomas,

I don't think its been seen since Wednesday. There is (or certainly was) access instructions on a hand-written sign on the fence next to the layby.
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 17th July 2014, 21:23
Replies: 2,070
Views: 364,933
Posted By dendroica
Yes, the locations quoted on various news...

Yes, the locations quoted on various news services as Taverham layby/Costessey/Norwich/Queen's Hills all refer to the one individual first seen on 13th July. Incidentally, I looked today between 1pm...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 15th June 2014, 17:49
Replies: 166
Views: 16,383
Posted By dendroica
Have a feeling that if not there already, Zoot...

Have a feeling that if not there already, Zoot may be not well enough for work tomorrow morning ;)
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 5th June 2014, 19:44
Replies: 157
Views: 14,395
Posted By dendroica
Yes - that day out to Filey was rather good...

Yes - that day out to Filey was rather good wasn't it John! Happy days indeed.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 26th May 2014, 17:31
Replies: 43
Views: 4,525
Posted By dendroica
Hi Phil, Agree that if you look at the timeline...

Hi Phil,
Agree that if you look at the timeline and the locations, you quickly come to the conclusion that not all of these can relate to the same bird - make of this what you will. However, in the...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 13th March 2014, 15:05
Replies: 582
Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
I had two Crossbills NE over Costessey pit this...

I had two Crossbills NE over Costessey pit this morning at 8.45am. While definitely Crossbill species, the calls were definitely deeper than typical Common Crossbill calls and lacked the distinctive...
Forum: Norfolk Friday 11th October 2013, 09:44
Replies: 582
Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
Calmer conditions this morning! Highlights in 55...

Calmer conditions this morning! Highlights in 55 mins this morning:

Redwing 614 mainly SW
Song Thrush 6 SW
Brambling 3 NE
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 10th October 2013, 08:56
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Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
Osprey again at Costessey pits this morning at...

Osprey again at Costessey pits this morning at 0910 but it departed low NE soon after and I couldn't find it again, so presumably perched up out of sight nearby to get out of the wind and rain.

Also...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 3rd October 2013, 20:21
Replies: 582
Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
Nope! Would you believe I left my camera at home?...

Nope! Would you believe I left my camera at home? I think I should write a paper on the likelihood of seeing good things when you don't have a camera. I did get some awful "phone to bins" pics which...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 3rd October 2013, 08:45
Replies: 582
Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
Possibly Shaky09's bird from Colney, I found an...

Possibly Shaky09's bird from Colney, I found an Osprey over Costessey Ski pit 0855 till 9am this morning when drifted off low North. I relocated it after 9 sitting in a dead tree on Taverham Mills...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 26th September 2013, 10:11
Replies: 582
Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
Brambling over Costessey GP this morning with...

Brambling over Costessey GP this morning with small movement of finches and pipits. Also c15 Chiffchaff.

Mike
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 1st September 2013, 16:51
Replies: 25,848
Views: 7,352,358
Posted By dendroica
Great photos Bilvo!! Makes we wish I'd made the...

Great photos Bilvo!! Makes we wish I'd made the effort to see this one....
Forum: Norfolk Monday 26th August 2013, 14:54
Replies: 2,070
Views: 364,933
Posted By dendroica
White Admiral this afternoon at Drayton Drewray...

White Admiral this afternoon at Drayton Drewray just North of Taverham. Definitely my latest ever by quite a long way. Anyone else seen them this late? Also about 10 Painted Lady this morning in Asda...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 13th August 2013, 12:44
Replies: 2,070
Views: 364,933
Posted By dendroica
Hi Jimbob, The main Clouded Yellow emergence site...

Hi Jimbob,
The main Clouded Yellow emergence site at Queen's Hills is on an area of land with no public access (I believe at least 14 were counted here on the weekend). However, they seem to be...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 13th August 2013, 12:13
Replies: 872
Views: 159,856
Posted By dendroica
Thanks from me too regarding the Small Red-eyed...

Thanks from me too regarding the Small Red-eyed Damsels at Queen's Hills! Having only recently 'discovered' Queen's Hills as an interesting place for stuff, I hadn't yet visited this side of the...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 11th August 2013, 13:17
Replies: 2,070
Views: 364,933
Posted By dendroica
Yep - reckon you are right with this ID! Nice one.

Yep - reckon you are right with this ID! Nice one.
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 10th August 2013, 20:14
Replies: 2,070
Views: 364,933
Posted By dendroica
At Queen's Hills today: c100 Peacock (down from...

At Queen's Hills today: c100 Peacock (down from c400 earlier in the week, though it was pretty cloudy today), c5 Clouded Yellow, c10 Painted Lady, Purple Hairstreak, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, c5...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 10th August 2013, 20:08
Replies: 872
Views: 159,856
Posted By dendroica
Common Darter, Migrant Hawker, Brown Hawker and...

Common Darter, Migrant Hawker, Brown Hawker and Black-tailed Skimmer at Queen's Hills today
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 13th July 2013, 13:33
Replies: 255
Views: 60,711
Posted By dendroica
Probably not too many judging by the frequency of...

Probably not too many judging by the frequency of visits to your garden. I saw one last week again on the river adjacent to Costessey pits. It was fishing for 10 minutes about 12ft away and was a...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 13th July 2013, 13:30
Replies: 582
Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
Green Sand over my garden in Taverham this morning

Green Sand over my garden in Taverham this morning
Forum: Norfolk Friday 12th July 2013, 20:39
Replies: 25,848
Views: 7,352,358
Posted By dendroica
Fantastic news David - glad they were successful...

Fantastic news David - glad they were successful and great to see your patch is still producing great sightings. I'm hoping for a Green Sand or two in the coming weeks, but so far have only managed...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 7th July 2013, 11:57
Replies: 2,070
Views: 364,933
Posted By dendroica
Yes - there seems to be lots of Small...

Yes - there seems to be lots of Small Tortoiseshell at the moment. I saw 35 or more in a small area near Costessey yesterday. Also Small and Large Skippers, Ringlet, Meadow Brown and Brimstone....
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 11th June 2013, 14:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By dendroica
To understand whether the annual distribution of...

To understand whether the annual distribution of rarity records in 2012 is significantly different from the long term average (or some other "window" of years), you would need to consider the...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 6th June 2013, 13:48
Replies: 582
Views: 120,197
Posted By dendroica
I had an immature male Marsh Harrier this morning...

I had an immature male Marsh Harrier this morning over Costessey pits - a first for me in the local area. It circled over the ski pit before before drifting off NW just after 9am. A Little Egret also...
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