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Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 17:04
Replies: 32
Views: 1,499
Posted By halftwo
Very pertinent today - 1982 - Portland - just...

Very pertinent today - 1982 - Portland - just after the Savannah Sparrow (was lucky enough to be staying there when it was found) a shout went out and we all rushed out to observe a flock of Swifts...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Yesterday, 16:13
Replies: 55
Views: 2,416
Posted By halftwo
After it made the newspapers and birders talked...

After it made the newspapers and birders talked about it - a friend and I went to Sandbach Flashes for a Purple Gallinule - it had gone by a week or two - and turned out to be an escape.
That was c...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 9th October 2018, 11:04
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
Nowt new here - just back from Brazil - though 2...

Nowt new here - just back from Brazil - though 2 Redpolls flew over yesterday.
The Redwings are much in evidence now.
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 10th September 2018, 18:40
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By halftwo
If you've not been too Dao Ang Kang and the...

If you've not been too Dao Ang Kang and the surrounding areas around the Thai / Myanmar border in the north west - NW of Chiang Rai, then head there. Absolutely knockout.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 9th September 2018, 17:30
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By halftwo
It's a Dunlin, Gareth.

It's a Dunlin, Gareth.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 30th August 2018, 07:13
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
An extreme addition for me this am: LITTLE EGRET...

An extreme addition for me this am:

LITTLE EGRET !!
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 26th August 2018, 14:11
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
Your getting garden birds I have no expectation...

Your getting garden birds I have no expectation of seeing anywhere!!
But it's actually raining here today!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd August 2018, 10:07
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
Amazing, Mark! I couldn't believe your photo! You...

Amazing, Mark! I couldn't believe your photo! You have green vegetation! With less than 5mm of rain since April all we have is brown.
The Water Rail is quite something too.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 19th August 2018, 17:08
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By halftwo
It is, quite possibly, yes, Chris - but you need...

It is, quite possibly, yes, Chris - but you need to put this in the id forum.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 19th August 2018, 11:34
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
I've just realised that the Yellowhammer that...

I've just realised that the

Yellowhammer

that flew past a few days since was a garden year bird!

I won't say what score that puts me on - still in the minor league!
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 16th August 2018, 14:40
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
Cheers, Larry.

Cheers, Larry.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 12th August 2018, 15:11
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By halftwo
Thanks for sharing. Fabulous.

Thanks for sharing. Fabulous.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 9th August 2018, 22:18
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
That's great, Andre. We are going to Mato Grosso...

That's great, Andre.

We are going to Mato Grosso - is it possible to get there from Pixaim without having to go through Cuiaba?!
And we're going to Chapada dos Guimaraes - any specific sites you...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 8th August 2018, 15:39
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
Now up to four ! We are go!

Now up to four !

We are go!
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 7th August 2018, 21:01
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
Kittykat: we'll be in Porto Jofre on the 28th...

Kittykat: we'll be in Porto Jofre on the 28th (&29 & 30th) at Ocelotnatur. Hope to see you around - maybe a long shot- you never know.
I'll pm you with contact details.

Andre:

Any and every...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 7th August 2018, 07:46
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
Hi Kittykat, I was under the impression you'd...

Hi Kittykat,

I was under the impression you'd already been - or is this a second trip?

We're staying in several places - inc Pousada Piuval, Ocelotnatur Em Porto Jofre, Mato Grosso in Aguas...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 2nd August 2018, 10:20
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
And we're now up to at least 3 with a possible...

And we're now up to at least 3 with a possible fourth!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th July 2018, 21:33
Replies: 57
Views: 2,272
Posted By halftwo
I think you deserved that, BBB, after your...

I think you deserved that, BBB, after your Jacobin remark!! What fabulous birds: and, yes, they chase off other hummers - but they're not the only ones.

Larry: cruel though!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th July 2018, 21:18
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By halftwo
Hi RG, I spent a very cold day in February in...

Hi RG,

I spent a very cold day in February in Atlanta on my way back from Ecuador a couple of years back - and despite going from tropics to frosty Georgia I really had a great day before moving on...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 30th July 2018, 21:04
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
Yes - only my fourth wader for this house -...

Yes - only my fourth wader for this house - including Woodcock. I should think only one or two possible - maybe GP and Oyk. Snipe I suppose. After that it's hard to see what others might be passing...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th July 2018, 16:36
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
Amazed, while watching Swifts just a few minutes...

Amazed, while watching Swifts just a few minutes ago when
11

64: WHIMBREL

flew over heading SW.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th July 2018, 10:17
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By halftwo
Yes, I've seen several youngsters out and about...

Yes, I've seen several youngsters out and about recently - 1st & 2nd broods - third brood in the nest now.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 29th July 2018, 10:14
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
This trip is now doubled in size - BF's Arbu has...

This trip is now doubled in size - BF's Arbu has joined me in booking - obviously our trip to Java & Bali hasn't put him off a repeat !!
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 28th July 2018, 09:37
Replies: 595
Views: 39,845
Posted By halftwo
We too have had a shower of rain today - 2nd...

We too have had a shower of rain today - 2nd since April.

Unfortunately no Crag Martins with it!
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 28th July 2018, 07:00
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By halftwo
You'll have to do a Larry and take the baby next...

You'll have to do a Larry and take the baby next year!

Congratulations!

H
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