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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 16:07
Replies: 340
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Posted By cheshirebirder
Donít know how you do the link thingy, but Midway...

Donít know how you do the link thingy, but Midway Island is covered in Albatrosses - Laysan , I think ?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 12:04
Replies: 804
Views: 33,401
Posted By cheshirebirder
Tried over the last day or two to get either a...

Tried over the last day or two to get either a home delivery slot or click and collect slot with all the local supermarkets - no chance. That’s into the second week of April.We’re both 69 and qualify...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 09:34
Replies: 804
Views: 33,401
Posted By cheshirebirder
Yes , thatís become my understanding this...

Yes , thatís become my understanding this morning. The information service is quieter this morning but still some reports about birds in places that seem to require driving to.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd March 2020, 19:58
Replies: 804
Views: 33,401
Posted By cheshirebirder
Having watched Borisís speech ,I find myself not...

Having watched Borisís speech ,I find myself not really wiser on what we are allowed to do re ďexercise ď. Are we still allowed a short drive into the surrounding countryside as long as we are...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 14th March 2020, 12:26
Replies: 804
Views: 33,401
Posted By cheshirebirder
At the rate countries are closing borders and...

At the rate countries are closing borders and airlines are stopping flights ,don't think any of us will be taking foreign trips for a good while. Jet2 and Tui have just stopped flights to all of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th March 2020, 13:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By cheshirebirder
Mine would be 41 years ( 1979 ) since I saw both...

Mine would be 41 years ( 1979 ) since I saw both Capercaillie and ptarmigan. Only been back up there one or two times since and only made half-hearted attempts to see them again. I know that I really...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th March 2020, 18:21
Replies: 804
Views: 33,401
Posted By cheshirebirder
I would think that one of the worst places to...

I would think that one of the worst places to pick this up ( at least as it spreads over the next couple of months ) would be on a flight, especially a longer one. Sharing the same recycled air with...
Forum: Derbyshire Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 11:53
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By cheshirebirder
We tried a week ago and dipped but another guy...

We tried a week ago and dipped but another guy there said they are still around. To be honest,weíve failed there most times over the years and prefer to go elsewhere eg Conwy valley.
Forum: Gambia Friday 24th January 2020, 15:47
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By cheshirebirder
Booked Modou a few years ago and he sent a...

Booked Modou a few years ago and he sent a replacement to our hotel as he was busy with another group. Not impressed considering we supposedly had a firm booking. Turned out ok because the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 21:55
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By cheshirebirder
Possibly an oriole, but seems to have a bill that...

Possibly an oriole, but seems to have a bill that looks too large ? I’m not clear on whether it’s a leaf or its bill I’m seeing - bit blurry.
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 16th January 2020, 10:27
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By cheshirebirder
Hi. Posted a reply on your other thread ď say...

Hi. Posted a reply on your other thread ď say hello ď.
Try Jonathan Baya on tracktours.weebly.com
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 16th January 2020, 07:36
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By cheshirebirder
When we were there a few years ago, we used...

When we were there a few years ago, we used Jonathan Baya as a guide . He lives in Watamu and we really enjoyed our trips out with him , and safari too. He had his own transport and was very...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 19th September 2019, 07:57
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By cheshirebirder
We also used Renato a few years ago and can...

We also used Renato a few years ago and can thoroughly recommend him.
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Monday 29th April 2019, 21:47
Replies: 187
Views: 7,425
Posted By cheshirebirder
Brilliant, Mick ! I expect those golden people...

Brilliant, Mick ! I expect those golden people had been hit by the honey blizzard !
Thanks for the updates, always of interest to those of us who know the place but aren't out there this time....
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 8th April 2019, 14:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,940
Posted By cheshirebirder
As a matter of interest, why is it legal to...

As a matter of interest, why is it legal to release common pheasants and red-leg partridge ?These are introduced alien species which I thought it was illegal to release ?? Iím guessing that thereís...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th February 2019, 16:14
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By cheshirebirder
Yes, should have seen the whydah for number 3....

Yes, should have seen the whydah for number 3. First thought on the tern was gull-billed but the bill just didnít look right?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th February 2019, 15:39
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By cheshirebirder
For me , Weaver sp probably village weaver, tern...

For me ,
Weaver sp probably village weaver, tern sp maybe whiskered, red billed quelea and sanderlings with turnstones behind?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th January 2019, 14:17
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By cheshirebirder
I'd say Marsh. Where was it ?

I'd say Marsh. Where was it ?
Forum: Canada Thursday 6th December 2018, 18:05
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By cheshirebirder
Thanks, Neil. We're in Nanaimo for 3 days so may...

Thanks, Neil. We're in Nanaimo for 3 days so may well get in touch or nip into the store.
Regards, Bill
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 4th December 2018, 16:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By cheshirebirder
It's just too easy to buy air rifles and...

It's just too easy to buy air rifles and high-powered crossbows. Think it's beginning to dawn on our authorities so, hopefully , action may be around the corner.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 3rd December 2018, 14:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,672
Posted By cheshirebirder
Ha ha , reminds me of our day out with him a few...

Ha ha , reminds me of our day out with him a few years ago ! Could go on about a number of incidents during the day but one in particular , when we stopped for lunch and he had 2 beers ( as the...
Forum: Canada Monday 26th November 2018, 17:37
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By cheshirebirder
Thanks for your report, Neil. We are visiting...

Thanks for your report, Neil. We are visiting Nanaimo next June so it's interesting to see what's about , although some of the birds are seasonal, obviously.
Regards, Bill.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 19th October 2018, 14:41
Replies: 234
Views: 17,019
Posted By cheshirebirder
While I can't commit to joining your trip, I'm...

While I can't commit to joining your trip, I'm really interested in how you get on. I usually travel with 2or 3 birding mates from home and have mostly done trips where we independently book a local...
Forum: Clywd Thursday 4th October 2018, 17:33
Replies: 405
Views: 50,140
Posted By cheshirebirder
[QUOTE=Peugeot;3771685]You're looking in exactly...

[QUOTE=Peugeot;3771685]You're looking in exactly the right places.......

I've been watching from first light, ( approx 07.00am onwards )......I've found that the bird at the castle can be very...
Forum: Clywd Thursday 4th October 2018, 13:31
Replies: 405
Views: 50,140
Posted By cheshirebirder
Hi Peugeot. Two of us had a good look for your...

Hi Peugeot. Two of us had a good look for your black redstart(s) yesterday with no joy. Spent over an hour around and in the castle (including checking inside the towers) and also along the path out...
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