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Forum: Rare Bird Information Today, 08:20
Replies: 94
Views: 12,589
Posted By LowellMills
Don't worry here's one from this morning. It's as...

Don't worry here's one from this morning. It's as if they're making up for the Catbird article...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-45905647
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 15:37
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By LowellMills
Congrats Ross on getting one closer to the 300...

Congrats Ross on getting one closer to the 300 found mark.

PS - seen some discussion as to whether these could be American in origin given the recent spate of Yanks to Britain and Ireland...but the...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 12:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By LowellMills
They presumably worked out (correctly) that a lot...

They presumably worked out (correctly) that a lot of birders would come to see them at once if news got out, figured (correctly) that most would come 1 or 2 to a car, and that the only sufficient...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 11:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By LowellMills
I did say Twitter in the above post but...

I did say Twitter in the above post but discussion was elsewhere (apologies).
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 10:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By LowellMills
Interesting case. Birds originally found and...

Interesting case. Birds originally found and recorded the old fashioned way (spotted by patch birder 4th Oct, ID confirmed by county recorder in person following day, landowner who owns the pool...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 14th October 2018, 18:53
Replies: 62
Views: 8,191
Posted By LowellMills
What a great place to be!

What a great place to be!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 14th October 2018, 11:39
Replies: 67
Views: 3,371
Posted By LowellMills
Bee-eater (2, Chagford, Dartmoor, June 2016).

Bee-eater (2, Chagford, Dartmoor, June 2016).
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 14th October 2018, 11:37
Replies: 36
Views: 2,481
Posted By LowellMills
I had a Diver feeding in the surf off the beach...

I had a Diver feeding in the surf off the beach at Druridge Bay (Northumbs) while twitching the Shore Larks in Dec 2016. Only had binoculars and poor vantage so couldn't get to species and it looked...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Sunday 14th October 2018, 09:20
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By LowellMills
That's interesting Andy. Oology remains a...

That's interesting Andy. Oology remains a science, plus avian demography, both could always do with some new blood. Seems a shame for the egg collection to be out of public view and I believe this is...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 11th October 2018, 18:20
Replies: 55
Views: 2,515
Posted By LowellMills
First I made under own steam was a public...

First I made under own steam was a public transport twitch to Britain's first Eastern Crowned Warbler (I'm 30).

Before that, I since realise the RSPB Phoenix local group trips were sometimes based...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 8th October 2018, 13:32
Replies: 176
Views: 10,108
Posted By LowellMills
Last Pine Grosbeak was 2013, I suppose how long...

Last Pine Grosbeak was 2013, I suppose how long ago that feels depends on whether it's on one's list.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 14:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By LowellMills
Congrats. Who dares wins!

Congrats. Who dares wins!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 10:37
Replies: 289
Views: 27,940
Posted By LowellMills
Most of my favourite rares of the last 10+ years...

Most of my favourite rares of the last 10+ years have been November birds. We shouldn't despair.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 28th September 2018, 09:49
Replies: 176
Views: 10,108
Posted By LowellMills
Overdue: Wallcreeper Never again: Dalmatian...

Overdue: Wallcreeper
Never again: Dalmatian Pelican
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 20th September 2018, 11:50
Replies: 289
Views: 27,940
Posted By LowellMills
In the middle of these westerlies I find that my...

In the middle of these westerlies I find that my next proper birding jaunt, this weekend, is in....Derbs/Notts, for convenience of both parties (it is mainly an overdue meeting of friends)....
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 19th September 2018, 13:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By LowellMills
People are right to be a little suspicious of a...

People are right to be a little suspicious of a live one in Poland, however tired it is! Don't think torpor can keep a hummer alive on a ship with no nectar all the way from Nearctic. Hummingbird...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 17th September 2018, 19:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By LowellMills
*applause *

*applause *
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 15th September 2018, 20:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By LowellMills
Haha haha! !

Haha haha! !
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 10th September 2018, 11:31
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By LowellMills
Trapped using only a hat. No mist nets, no cages!

Trapped using only a hat. No mist nets, no cages!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 4th September 2018, 12:51
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By LowellMills
RBA map, Buteo lineatus on Lindisfarne??

Any more info on whether this is a mistake/similar named species/escape? Saw these in Florida and they rock, would love to go see if it's actually there.

Cheers!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 26th July 2018, 11:47
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By LowellMills
How many people watch this site? Or has one lucky...

How many people watch this site? Or has one lucky patch birder turned up Franklin's Gull and Marsh Sand in a single week?!
Forum: Rare Bird Information Friday 20th July 2018, 09:04
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By LowellMills
Colour-ringed juvenile photographed at Avon Dam,...

Colour-ringed juvenile photographed at Avon Dam, South Brent, Thursday afternoon. Pic here:

https://www.devonbirds.org/news/bird_news/devon_bird_sightings#blogEntry18279
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 19th July 2018, 15:25
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By LowellMills
Wonder where it's been in between...

Wonder where it's been in between...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 17th July 2018, 16:05
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By LowellMills
I'm leaning towards Fieldfare but caused by the...

I'm leaning towards Fieldfare but caused by the pixelation mixing the colours perhaps...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 10th July 2018, 07:47
Replies: 48
Views: 4,353
Posted By LowellMills
One possible solution to all this bad feeling is...

One possible solution to all this bad feeling is to befriend as many visitors you regularly encounter on your patch as possible, ideally before they get the chance to do anything you find irksome...
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