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Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 27th November 2019, 19:20
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Original PaulE
Depending what you are going to be using it for...

Depending what you are going to be using it for ,at that budget would probably go for a decent pair of bins, don't forget you will need a tripod as well and you will struggle to find anything decent...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 6th November 2019, 18:05
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Original PaulE
Thanks Rich Yes tried a couple of the local...

Thanks Rich
Yes tried a couple of the local spots where we usually find Dippers but the rivers were very swollen. I hypothisised that they may have gone up the smaller streams now larger due to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th November 2019, 16:00
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By Original PaulE
Maybe an aberration? have seen pics of Blue Tits...

Maybe an aberration? have seen pics of Blue Tits with abnormal long or bent beaks could be something similar??
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 6th November 2019, 15:41
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By Original PaulE
Behaviour and head pattern sound like Coal Tit to...

Behaviour and head pattern sound like Coal Tit to me ,size is difficult to judge unless bird with others.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 6th November 2019, 14:51
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Original PaulE
3 Days in Wales

Trip to Wales 2nd to the 5th of November 2019

The true story of our short break to Wales

With a few days of holiday leave left to use up we decided a short trip to Wales was in order, an ideal...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 3rd October 2019, 19:27
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Original PaulE
Was on North Uists earlier this year, what the...

Was on North Uists earlier this year, what the hell are the council thinking, a beautiful unspoilt area. let's hope this stupidity can be stopped
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 17th July 2019, 19:53
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By Original PaulE
I did watch the segment in question, it was so...

I did watch the segment in question, it was so annoying I was moved for the first time ever to make an official complaint ,however the complaint bit on their website crashed so I emailed my...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 17th July 2019, 19:30
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Original PaulE
Great report and Pics , still not seen a Ross's...

Great report and Pics , still not seen a Ross's Gull hopefully soon,only problem is i'm now all itchy from the mossi pics!!
Forum: Sussex Wednesday 12th June 2019, 19:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By Original PaulE
Knepp is more than White Storks, vanity project...

Knepp is more than White Storks, vanity project or not, they are rewilding and plenty of species are benefitting it is becoming a great place for birding. I had a great walk round a couple of weeks...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 6th June 2019, 19:26
Replies: 102
Views: 5,852
Posted By Original PaulE
My kind of accident!! Ham Wall is a place I've...

My kind of accident!! Ham Wall is a place I've always wanted to visit, didn't they have Little Bitterns there a few years ago?
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 19th May 2019, 16:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,405
Posted By Original PaulE
Great Trip, birds I will most likely never see,...

Great Trip, birds I will most likely never see, so thanks for the pics.


Cheers
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 19th May 2019, 15:55
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Some of the best bird pics from the trip in one...

Some of the best bird pics from the trip in one place

https://onedrive.live.com/?id=6356FB2BA7828F28%2123254&cid=6356FB2BA7828F28

Cheers
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th May 2019, 19:43
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Thanks , you should definitely go back I know I...

Thanks , you should definitely go back I know I will!!!!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th May 2019, 19:42
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Thanks I will certainly remember it for awhile

Thanks I will certainly remember it for awhile
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th May 2019, 13:18
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Final Thoughts

Many thanks as usual,to Margie for putting up with me, although she was in the bad books for a while, what with standing there laughing while I was floundering in the muddy pit of doom, however she...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th May 2019, 11:59
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
The Long Journey Home

Day 15 Saturday the 11th of May

Well to catch the early ferry we have to be awake at five , the sky is tinged red as the sun begins its rise, the Short-eared Owl is sitting on a fence post to say...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th May 2019, 11:13
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Gannets Galore

Day 13 Friday the 10th of May

So instead of a boat trip and hundreds of Puffins we decide to head for Berneray, we are a bit deflated but head out determined to enjoy our last full day, at the...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 18th May 2019, 11:00
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Thanks Rich it's strange we had great views of...

Thanks Rich it's strange we had great views of Harriers, but never seemed to get the "perfect" shot always moving I guess but I'm happy with a few of them and it was immense watching them do their...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 17th May 2019, 20:09
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Search for the Dotterel

Day 13 Thursday the 9th of May

Despite a still burning tummy I bravely head to Balranald to see if yesterday’s reported Dotterel are still present, Margie not feeling the best with a possible...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 17th May 2019, 19:48
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Bad Belly Day

Day 12 Wednesday 8th of May
A disaster ,my IBS is back and this time means business, painkillers dont touch it, no sleep for me, Margie suggests maybe down to too much cake I control my rage at the...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 17th May 2019, 19:33
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Another lovely day!

Day 11 Tuesday the 7th of May

Today with blue skies and less wind promised we decided to give RSPB Balranald a proper go, we have been before a couple of times but with weather conditions less...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 16th May 2019, 21:11
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
It is heavy and of course with birding most...

It is heavy and of course with birding most photography is handheld don't think I've ever had it on a tripod, was considering a monopod. But the Harness does work pretty well can go a few hours now...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 16th May 2019, 21:08
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Yes possibly reword that as a seal on the South...

Yes possibly reword that as a seal on the South Coast!!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 16th May 2019, 20:06
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
Is it? Can it be?

Day 10 Monday 6th of May

Following some advice from a fellow birder we headed to South Uist to Loch Eynort , the day started well as we had two Red-throated Divers on a Loch on the main road,...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 16th May 2019, 19:29
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By Original PaulE
A Tern for the Worse

Day 9 Sunday 5th of May

Well with a north westerly wind forecast the plan was up at dawn and hit Aird an Runair for a bit of seawatching with Skuas in mind, unfortunately I have a bit of an IBS...
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