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Forum: Sussex Wednesday 12th June 2019, 18:29
Replies: 13
Views: 487
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, 18:26
Replies: 68
Views: 3,315
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, 15:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,086
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, 14:55
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 18:43
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 18:42
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 12:18
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 10:59
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 10:13
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 10:00
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 19:09
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 18:48
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 18:33
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 20:11
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 20:08
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 19:06
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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, 18:29
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
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...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 16th May 2019, 16:38
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
Hi Stan I use Canon 7D Mk2 and a Sigma 150-600...

Hi Stan

I use Canon 7D Mk2 and a Sigma 150-600 lens bit blooming heavy but can get some reasonable shots with it ,I have a harness thing now to take the weight,the neck strap used to cripple me...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 16th May 2019, 16:36
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
Yeah pretty spectacular

Yeah pretty spectacular
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 15th May 2019, 19:55
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
Stay Tuned :)

Stay Tuned :)
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 15th May 2019, 19:14
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
Day 8 Saturday 4th of May Open the curtains...

Day 8 Saturday 4th of May
Open the curtains Golden Eagle low over the house, time I get out with the camera its further away but still got some usable shots, great start to the day!!
Despite going...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 15th May 2019, 18:44
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
What the Duck!!

Day 7 Friday the 3nd of May

Our anniversary today, someone forgot, and it wasn’t me!!!! After the smelly beach yesterday, suckers for punishment that we are, we thought we would visit Stinky Bay,...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 15th May 2019, 17:25
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
Was the only clear view we got, they seemed a bit...

Was the only clear view we got, they seemed a bit subdued, maybe because of the cold north wind? But think may is the time to see them for sure

Cheers
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 15th May 2019, 07:48
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
Thanks Mike Lucky.Margie spotted it as it crossed...

Thanks Mike
Lucky.Margie spotted it as it crossed the road !
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 14th May 2019, 19:52
Replies: 45
Views: 1,376
Posted By Original PaulE
Smelly But Beautiful! The Beach that is!!

Day 6 Thursday the 2nd of May

Today we decided to go on an Otter hunt, Margie in particular was keen to see one in the wild, we had scanned for them pretty much every time we have stopped when the...
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