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Forum: California Monday 16th July 2018, 03:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,597
Posted By DavidP
www.sbvas.net

www.sbvas.net
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 29th November 2011, 00:55
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By DavidP
A little ways to go but Scope city in Costa Mesa...

A little ways to go but Scope city in Costa Mesa Orange county have or used to have a pretty good selection.
http://www.scopecity.com/showrooms.cfm?pn=Best+Stores+to+Buy#Costa%20Mesa

Have fun and...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 14th November 2011, 03:48
Replies: 16
Views: 3,114
Posted By DavidP
There are quite a few large solar projects...

There are quite a few large solar projects approved and being built mostly in the deserts of southern california that together once built will produce about 7-8 times the output of altamont. Theres a...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 17th October 2011, 16:07
Replies: 20
Views: 4,446
Posted By DavidP
There appears to be some confusion as to dates,...

There appears to be some confusion as to dates, its listed as November 14th here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Year#cite_note-TBYRef4-4
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 17th October 2011, 04:56
Replies: 20
Views: 4,446
Posted By DavidP
These days even our local supermarket has signs...

These days even our local supermarket has signs not allowing you to tie your horse outside and you can forget riding in the car park. Although i did see one guy with an unfeasibly large sombrero...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 16th October 2011, 23:48
Replies: 64
Views: 17,397
Posted By DavidP
I just came out of the cinema to see it, must...

I just came out of the cinema to see it, must have been about 8 people total in a Southern California matinee but the weather was great outside, finally cooled down to the 90's.

I thought it was...
Forum: California Saturday 14th May 2011, 15:37
Replies: 19
Views: 4,675
Posted By DavidP
I think he's referring to the Kern river flooding...

I think he's referring to the Kern river flooding the entrance way to the Kern audubon reserve.
http://kern.audubon.org/

Looks like you can walk in though so can't be too bad
Forum: California Sunday 8th May 2011, 03:43
Replies: 4
Views: 2,167
Posted By DavidP
Pinnacles national monument should be a good bet...

Pinnacles national monument should be a good bet as it was one of the release sites.
Forum: California Sunday 8th May 2011, 03:34
Replies: 19
Views: 4,675
Posted By DavidP
Big Morongo should be good I assume you have...

Big Morongo should be good I assume you have their website
http://www.bigmorongo.org/

Make sure you hit the next door local park Covington which usually has a pair of Vermillion flycatchers and...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 14th January 2011, 02:58
Replies: 8
Views: 99
Posted By DavidP
Its good to have a few at around 4 to 5, when...

Its good to have a few at around 4 to 5, when they get up to 6- 7 they start getting more scary. Also good to know that the few smaller ones might just possibly be relieving the pressure on the San...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 8th December 2010, 00:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By DavidP
http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~jmorlan/county.htm Chec...

http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~jmorlan/county.htm

Check out Joe Morlans site and click on appropriate counties you'll be travelling through to get some detailed info.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 27th November 2010, 14:15
Replies: 5,106
Views: 21,915
Posted By DavidP
We only get snow down here courtesy of the local...

We only get snow down here courtesy of the local 10,000ft+ mountains, as they say skiing and surfing in the same day if you like. Otherwise in other parts of California through the Sierra mountains...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 27th November 2010, 04:18
Replies: 5,106
Views: 21,915
Posted By DavidP
Cold at night just above freezing, 70 and sunny...

Cold at night just above freezing, 70 and sunny during the day. The remains of snow on the nearby mountains after a recent unseasonal rainstorm.
Forum: California Monday 22nd November 2010, 04:05
Replies: 25
Views: 6,498
Posted By DavidP
Few links you might find...

Few links you might find...
Forum: California Tuesday 19th October 2010, 01:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By DavidP
You might want to ask your question or keep...

You might want to ask your question or keep checking this group as there are regular updates from the Salton Sea on there

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/inlandcountybirds/

David
Forum: California Monday 26th July 2010, 18:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,474
Posted By DavidP
I would definitely go for the Western Sibley,...

I would definitely go for the Western Sibley, lovely little guide and designed to be portable.
Joe Morlans site is a good general guide for...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 12th July 2010, 19:00
Replies: 13
Views: 3,356
Posted By DavidP
Good to see as well, Iolo's got a great way of...

Good to see as well, Iolo's got a great way of presenting
Strange that they repeated Sundays night program again on Monday, I was looking forward to a new program not one i watched last night
Forum: California Saturday 12th June 2010, 07:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,509
Posted By DavidP
I'd recommend getting the Schram "A birders guide...

I'd recommend getting the Schram "A birders guide to southern California" I know there is a section on Anza Borrego in there. One area thats good especially in migration time is as you come into the...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 31st May 2010, 19:38
Replies: 9
Views: 3,911
Posted By DavidP
http://iowbirds.awardspace.com/Gallery/Insects/Gla...

http://iowbirds.awardspace.com/Gallery/Insects/GlanvilleFlit239WheelersBay220510.jpg
a week ago near Ventnor, Isle of Wight from Derek Hales site
http://iowbirds.awardspace.com/IOW.htm

Much nicer...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 7th May 2010, 20:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By DavidP
If near the coast probably an Allens

If near the coast probably an Allens
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 26th April 2010, 19:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,307
Posted By DavidP
They must be quite common around San Diego, I...

They must be quite common around San Diego, I wonder who introduced them.

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=52940

You're photo is better than the one in the above
Forum: Tips For New Birders Sunday 28th March 2010, 19:31
Replies: 18
Views: 2,248
Posted By DavidP
Depending on where you're going the smaller...

Depending on where you're going the smaller Eastern/Western field guide versions of the large Sibley are very good. The larger Sibley is quite a large tome.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 17th March 2010, 20:10
Replies: 6
Views: 3,631
Posted By DavidP
There were similar reports at the same place last...

There were similar reports at the same place last year over quite a long period but no photos were obtained as there have been this year.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 27th February 2010, 19:46
Replies: 25
Views: 5,877
Posted By DavidP
It was a good programme even if you sort of knew...

It was a good programme even if you sort of knew the inevitable end. One thing they didn't mention or maybe I missed it, is that previously there had been a similar case in Puget Sound where a lost...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 21st February 2010, 13:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By DavidP
Here's a good site updated daily about birds...

Here's a good site updated daily about birds about in and off the Isle of Wight often with reports from sea watching at St Catherines point in the spring which feels fairly stuck out in the Chanel...
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