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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 14th January 2020, 00:12
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By Paul Chapman
Which of course isn't the case here and as a...

Which of course isn't the case here and as a statement is more erroneous than the checklist.......

Of course, if it causes an issue then the checklist can be excluded and the observer will receive a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th January 2020, 15:04
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Paul Chapman
Specifically on Western Grebe in New Jersey,...

Specifically on Western Grebe in New Jersey, illustrated checklist for New Jersey here:-

https://ebird.org/region/US-NJ/media?yr=all&m=

Photos of Western Grebes in New Jersey...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th January 2020, 14:50
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By Paul Chapman
John There are a wealth of ways to interrogate...

John

There are a wealth of ways to interrogate and understand the data which makes it a very useful resource for me. I have no knowledge or familiarity with Australian birds and clearly the database...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th January 2020, 20:00
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By Paul Chapman
I seem to recall the Essex Steppe Grey Shrike was...

I seem to recall the Essex Steppe Grey Shrike was very late autumn and the split was published within weeks afterwards? But out with the Tippex now!

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th January 2020, 00:36
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Paul Chapman
Nutcracker A bouncing White's Thrush in a...

Nutcracker

A bouncing White's Thrush in a Scottish valley was one of my top rarities of the 90's but the 90's were a very tough decade for a White's Thrush to break into a top ten. That decade would...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th January 2020, 00:32
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Paul Chapman
That said, it is rarely the firsts that give most...

That said, it is rarely the firsts that give most pleasure as there is something even more special about birds where you have either dipped previous records or reports or dwelt over accounts of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th January 2020, 23:47
Replies: 98
Views: 2,245
Posted By Paul Chapman
One addition this morning:- 24 - Canada Goose -...

One addition this morning:-

24 - Canada Goose - 9th January

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th January 2020, 23:33
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Paul Chapman
Reflecting on the decade (and my main list which...

Reflecting on the decade (and my main list which is a combined British & Irish list), ten accepted firsts seen for that area:-

16.02.11 - Slaty-backed Gull - Rainham Marshes, Greater London
12.03.11...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th January 2020, 22:17
Replies: 98
Views: 2,245
Posted By Paul Chapman
Two additions this morning:- 22 - Lesser...

Two additions this morning:-

22 - Lesser Black-backed Gull - 7th January
23 - Grey Wagtail - 7th January

All the best
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Tuesday 7th January 2020, 21:08
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
Many thanks both

Many thanks both
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th January 2020, 15:37
Replies: 144
Views: 3,292
Posted By Paul Chapman
Also Bristol Ornithological Club and Avon Bird...

Also Bristol Ornithological Club and Avon Bird Report with neither Somerset nor Gloucestershire claiming the unitary authority areas.

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 5th January 2020, 22:52
Replies: 144
Views: 3,292
Posted By Paul Chapman
Counties come and go -...

Counties come and go - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avon_(county) - my last Avon tick was 31st March 1996 - not that I've ever really kept an Avon list -...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 5th January 2020, 18:13
Replies: 98
Views: 2,245
Posted By Paul Chapman
Two additions today:- 20 - Great Tit - 5th...

Two additions today:-
20 - Great Tit - 5th January
21 - Collared Dove - 5th January

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 4th January 2020, 18:07
Replies: 98
Views: 2,245
Posted By Paul Chapman
After four days with little time at home, I sit...

After four days with little time at home, I sit at 19 but including Little Egret & Peregrine which are two of my better regular species:-

1 Carrion Crow 01 Jan 2020
2 Blackbird 01 Jan 2020
3 ...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st January 2020, 19:56
Replies: 144
Views: 3,292
Posted By Paul Chapman
Happy for it to be disallowed unless he pops...

Happy for it to be disallowed unless he pops along to this thread! It really p#ssed me off. o:D
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st January 2020, 19:36
Replies: 144
Views: 3,292
Posted By Paul Chapman
Of the 77 species combined on my North Somerset...

Of the 77 species combined on my North Somerset patch today (73 personally), the following six additions:-
Stock Dove
Grey Plover
Chiffchaff
Black Redstart
Meadow Pipit
Green Sandpiper (Café Birder...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 1st January 2020, 18:52
Replies: 34
Views: 601
Posted By Paul Chapman
Robin - 6.40am (beating Blackbird & Carrion Crow...

Robin - 6.40am (beating Blackbird & Carrion Crow by less than a minute).

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st December 2019, 21:04
Replies: 23
Views: 377
Posted By Paul Chapman
As I got out of the car at dusk on getting home,...

As I got out of the car at dusk on getting home, a pair of peregrines flew over with the male carrying prey. A good sign! (We have lost the breeding site in the centre of Bristol where I work to...
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Tuesday 31st December 2019, 15:33
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
Many thanks both

Many thanks both
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th December 2019, 14:13
Replies: 772
Views: 41,132
Posted By Paul Chapman
Updated my ebird records yesterday and two more...

Updated my ebird records yesterday and two more garden additions to end the year:-

44 - Curlew (24.09.19)
45 - Jay (04.12.19)

Last three years - 42 (2017), 54 (2018) & 45 (2019).

All the best
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 28th December 2019, 21:37
Replies: 33
Views: 1,442
Posted By Paul Chapman
I am going with the following:- 5. Alder Kitten...

I am going with the following:-

5. Alder Kitten - a patch moth tick - an absolute cracker was my favourite moth of the year.

4. Otter - a patch mammal tick - with superb views on both sightings and...
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Saturday 28th December 2019, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
Final selection. All the best Paul

Final selection.

All the best

Paul
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Saturday 28th December 2019, 21:08
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
Penultimate selection. All the best Paul

Penultimate selection.

All the best

Paul
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Saturday 28th December 2019, 21:07
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
Even more to come...... All the best Paul

Even more to come......

All the best

Paul
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Saturday 28th December 2019, 21:04
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Paul Chapman
The first from the trees in the Frog Pond...

The first from the trees in the Frog Pond enclosure and the balance in its usual isolated Cotoneaster.

All the best

Paul
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