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Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th October 2020, 19:47
Replies: 0
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Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Mark Averyís Blog

Has anyone been reading Mark Avery’s blog about tomorrow’s RSPB’s AGM and Game Bird Shooting and his concerns about tomorrow. I won’t say what Mark Avery said, but it’s an interesting read!
Ian
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd October 2020, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
The talks are available for everyone while being...

The talks are available for everyone while being broadcast live online. No membership number needed.
Ian.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd October 2020, 19:14
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Itís working now the link. I had made one small...

Itís working now the link. I had made one small mistake. So i had to make one small edit.
Ian.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 2nd October 2020, 19:07
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Live talk about RSPB reserve Coquet Island earlier this evening

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VjbSYFo95s&feature=share
This was a live talk about RSPB reserve Coquet Island by the head warden and others online. Normally these weekly talks would be live in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st September 2020, 18:30
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Anyone that ever visits Northumberland in normal...

Anyone that ever visits Northumberland in normal times, can go out on boat trips 7 days a week around Coquet Island from the harbour at Amble during the Spring and Summer period subject to weather...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st September 2020, 14:19
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Video just released today of the Roseate Terns on Coquet Island in 2020

https://youtu.be/6x_gx1HWqiA
This is a short film of the Roseate Terns on Coquet Island in 2020 and this film released earlier today by the RSPB. 122+ nesting pairs of Roseate Terns on Coquet Island...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th September 2020, 13:20
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Live online event tomorrow at RSPB Snettisham

https://townandaround.net/news/knots-landing-snettisham-a-virtual-opening-ceremony
There is a live online event at RSPB Snettisham in Norfolk between 6.00pm-7.00pm tomorrow, Thursday 17th September....
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 8th September 2020, 22:21
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Druridge Bay mining application rejected

Some excellent news on a private Facebook website called Northumberland Newsdesk that the Druridge Mining application has been rejected. Although again it can be appealed by banks mining. Also...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 14:29
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
The problem with the new director general of the...

The problem with the new director general of the BBC and what he has said allegedly said about presenters publicising there private views and elsewhere such as on twitter, Facebook etc. He seems to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 2nd September 2020, 13:03
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Another campaign against Chris Packham

https://www.c4pmc.co.uk/post/if-the-bbc-is-serious-about-tackling-bias-packham-must-be-first-to-go
I found this article which is very concerning.
Ian
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 25th August 2020, 17:04
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I’ll keep that to myself. It’s nothing to do...

I’ll keep that to myself. It’s nothing to do about safety as mentioned in my post above. But something local where I live. Whether I will get a reply on the morning of the AGM or by email 2 weeks...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 25th August 2020, 16:41
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I’ve put a question forward, whether it will get...

I’ve put a question forward, whether it will get answered is anyones guess. I do agree with you about the Wildfowl Trust as I’ve noticed that my local Wildfowl Trust have been excellent in safety...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 22nd August 2020, 16:59
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Has anyone registered like myself for the RSPBís online Annual General Meeting 2020

The question as above, plus has anyone registered for the various talks as well during the afternoon as I have done?
Ian
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 12th August 2020, 10:49
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
BBC Radio News make a big mistake on Golden Eagles this morning.

The BBC Radio 5 Live News headlines at 10.00am this morning have made a huge mistake by saying that a pair of Golden Eagle have successfully nested and had young in the Highlands of Scotland for the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 11th August 2020, 18:48
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Programme about Chris Packham including long interview

There was a 30 minute programme broadcast at the unearthly hour of 1.30am in the morning on the BBC News Channel called Hard Talk with a 30 minute interview with Chris Packham. Its now available to...
Forum: UK & Ireland County By County Patches Tuesday 4th August 2020, 19:38
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I know I donít know why. When I play the video on...

I know I donít know why. When I play the video on my iPad I can watch the full 7-8 minute video.
Ian
Forum: UK & Ireland County By County Patches Tuesday 4th August 2020, 18:50
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lbsvLco3nXA&t=22s Iv...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lbsvLco3nXA&t=22s
Ive been trying to post this video link about Knoydart. Bur for some reason this YouTube video won’t play.
Ian.
Forum: UK & Ireland County By County Patches Tuesday 4th August 2020, 18:40
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I am jealous. I haven’t visited since the late...

I am jealous. I haven’t visited since the late 1960’s in my teenage years and that fortnights holiday in that decade was a mixture of birdwatching and fell-walking that my father loved to do.
Ian.
Forum: Conservation Monday 3rd August 2020, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Well thatís all changed with the news today. Well...

Well thatís all changed with the news today. Well done Chris Packham!
Ian.
Forum: UK & Ireland County By County Patches Friday 31st July 2020, 13:38
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Knoydart

Has anyone like myself visited this remote area in Scotland called Knoydart. The only way to access this area is by ferry or a 16 mile trek in very rough terrain. I visited in my teenage years and as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 29th July 2020, 18:37
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
That’s why i think the National Trust‘s Annual...

That’s why i think the National Trust‘s Annual General Meeting should not be cancelled this year and not a half hearted attempt of some type of meeting called of which no details yet. Of course the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 29th July 2020, 18:09
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I've heard that the county wildlife trusts are...

I've heard that the county wildlife trusts are struggling. I know my local county wildlife trust are struggling and have been forced to close there popular reserve on a number of days with opening...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 29th July 2020, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Redundancies

I heard on Sky News tonight that the National Trust could make up to 1200 members of staff redundant. The National Trust for Scotland had already announced that 75% of there countryside ranger could...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 30th June 2020, 17:36
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway, BBC 4 9.00pm this evening

This is from a blog from the RSPB Community Forum today that a documentary on BBC 4 this evening at 9.00pm called, The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway, will feature part of tonightís documentary at RSPB...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th June 2020, 22:49
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Plans to speed up planing applications in the UK

Iíve just been reading on the Sky News website that the UK Government plans to speed up planing application in the UK that will be announced by Boris Johnson. I wonder how that would any applications...
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