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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 13th December 2018, 14:19
Replies: 1,413
Views: 99,336
Posted By osprey31
The 2017 report is another quality...

The 2017 report is another quality publication.
Appreciate the time & effort that everyone puts into it.
Make a 10 paypal donation every month, but there didn't seem to be an easy way to become an...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 8th November 2018, 14:56
Replies: 1,413
Views: 99,336
Posted By osprey31
Wow, congratulations to everyone concerned on a...

Wow, congratulations to everyone concerned on a wonderful find
Forum: Portugal including Madeira Friday 14th September 2018, 14:06
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By osprey31
Which hotel are you staying at, just out of...

Which hotel are you staying at, just out of interest ?

Thanks
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 1st January 2015, 19:10
Replies: 65
Views: 5,163
Posted By osprey31
Heard a Robin, but first bird seen was a Wren

Heard a Robin, but first bird seen was a Wren
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 16th September 2014, 06:45
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By osprey31
Hi David, Welcome to the group. You've got plenty...

Hi David,
Welcome to the group.
You've got plenty good birding locations on your doorstep, with Pennington, Wigan Flashes & the Lancashire flatlands & coastline.
Get the Grandkids off to Martin Mere...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 13th September 2014, 18:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By osprey31
Hi Jeff, Wouldn't really class Puerto Pollensa...

Hi Jeff,

Wouldn't really class Puerto Pollensa as 'resorty', its definately low key compared with Alcudia.
I've stayed at the Pollensa Park, & found it perfectly adequate, but i tend to stay further...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 4th May 2014, 17:52
Replies: 848
Views: 180,324
Posted By osprey31
Hi Bob, Yes, the turning is a far way down the...

Hi Bob,
Yes, the turning is a far way down the lane beyond the rise in the road, there was a wreck of a house on the left hand side just before the turning, with 'Se Vende' & a phone number painted...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 3rd May 2014, 19:44
Replies: 848
Views: 180,324
Posted By osprey31
Isn't that typical, just as i come home, it...

Isn't that typical, just as i come home, it starts to pick up !
Lots of quantity in the last week, but less quality than i've known in previous years, but its still the best place for seeing the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 3rd May 2014, 16:13
Replies: 848
Views: 180,324
Posted By osprey31
Just back from a very enjoyable week. Visited all...

Just back from a very enjoyable week.
Visited all the sites, have to say that generally everywhere was fairly quiet.
Highlight of the Albufera was 3 Spoonbill on friday, but didn't see Osprey or...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 19th April 2014, 09:50
Replies: 848
Views: 180,324
Posted By osprey31
Hi rachk116, hope this...

Hi rachk116, hope this helps.
http://www.tib.org/portal/en/web/ctm/autobus/linia/354

As has already been mentioned there is a bus (coach) service which runs along the coast road from Puerto Pollensa...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 12th April 2014, 07:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,915
Posted By osprey31
Hi Chris, I'd recommend buying a copy of...

Hi Chris,

I'd recommend buying a copy of 'Finding Birds in Mallorca' by Dave Gosney.
It pretty much has the Pollenca/Alcudia area covered with some very detailed maps of the best spots in the area...
Forum: Opus Discussion Area Sunday 6th April 2014, 09:09
Replies: 1
Views: 7,452
Posted By osprey31
This is covered in depth on the annual Mallorca...

This is covered in depth on the annual Mallorca page
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 5th April 2014, 11:43
Replies: 848
Views: 180,324
Posted By osprey31
Sounds like things are starting to pick up, i fly...

Sounds like things are starting to pick up, i fly out on 26th for a week, staying in Playa de Muro, so hopefully there should be plenty to see & the temperatures will have risen a little.
Absolutely...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 4th April 2014, 20:42
Replies: 23
Views: 6,203
Posted By osprey31
This website might be of use to you...

This website might be of use to you http://www.birdinginspain.com/birding-in-mallorca.html
I'd also recommend the Dave Gosney guide to Finding Birds in Mallorca, which has detailed maps of the...
Forum: Merseyside Saturday 22nd March 2014, 19:23
Replies: 518
Views: 140,231
Posted By osprey31
Why should a charity be exempt from FOI requests,...

Why should a charity be exempt from FOI requests, surely they should be as accountable as every other registered organisation
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 26th February 2014, 20:57
Replies: 848
Views: 180,324
Posted By osprey31
I'll be out there the last week in April, its a...

I'll be out there the last week in April, its a great place to do some leisurely Birding, & get a bit of sunshine aswell
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th October 2013, 21:06
Replies: 641
Views: 97,698
Posted By osprey31
You're not alone Wolfie, I grew up near...

You're not alone Wolfie,
I grew up near Manchester Airport, & have been a spotter since the age of 10.
My next door neighbour at the time was a very keen Birder & already having a pair of 10x50 bins...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 7th September 2013, 21:00
Replies: 3,964
Views: 686,036
Posted By osprey31
Stilt Sandpiper for me

Stilt Sandpiper for me
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 5th September 2013, 07:11
Replies: 74
Views: 15,684
Posted By osprey31
Found 'While Flocks Last' by Charlie Elder, a...

Found 'While Flocks Last' by Charlie Elder, a good read - his quest to see every bird on the UK Red List.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 4th September 2013, 07:04
Replies: 684
Views: 116,837
Posted By osprey31
Hi SyrinxGC, Looks as if the autumn/winter...

Hi SyrinxGC,

Looks as if the autumn/winter timetables will be posted at the end of this month, but i doubt whether there will be any significant changes, as all the routes cover fairly populated...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 1st September 2013, 12:48
Replies: 684
Views: 116,837
Posted By osprey31
Thanks for posting that Chris, was looking at...

Thanks for posting that Chris,
was looking at Menorca (1st week in october) as a change from Mallorca, but had heard conflicting reports about how good/bad the Son Bou reedbeds were for birding.
Forum: Lancashire Saturday 24th August 2013, 18:07
Replies: 14
Views: 3,825
Posted By osprey31
Marshside, Martin Mere & Mere Sands Wood are all...

Marshside, Martin Mere & Mere Sands Wood are all within easy distance of Southport, & Ainsdale & Birkdale beaches are always worth a visit for the Gull & Wader roosts
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 16th July 2013, 07:11
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By osprey31
Hi Big Gully, As Mike says, there is plenty of...

Hi Big Gully,

As Mike says, there is plenty of info available on the internet with Mike himself doing a great job of keeping everyone updated on a daily basis on this website, so i'm not sure...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 5th June 2013, 21:11
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By osprey31
Welcome aboard

Welcome aboard
Forum: Turkey Wednesday 29th May 2013, 07:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By osprey31
Great report, which hotel did you stay in ?

Great report, which hotel did you stay in ?
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