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Forum: West Midlands Today, 03:56
Replies: 1,360
Views: 403,900
Posted By rollingthunder
Screenshot from yesterday - very quiet really but...

Screenshot from yesterday - very quiet really but moving on today:t:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 03:52
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By rollingthunder
Another quiet day with 2 hours spent up at the...

Another quiet day with 2 hours spent up at the adjacent Tabori Monastery...

Plenty of Bee eaters but virtually no Hirundines although parties appeared in the afternoon. The highlight was a superb...
Forum: Birds & Birding Today, 03:42
Replies: 773
Views: 119,135
Posted By rollingthunder
The Hind D is the most widley used type and...

The Hind D is the most widley used type and Uganda is listed as an operater of it:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 17:20
Replies: 773
Views: 119,135
Posted By rollingthunder
Being that part of the World it has to be a...

Being that part of the World it has to be a Soviet chopper surely?
Forum: West Midlands Yesterday, 07:31
Replies: 1,360
Views: 403,900
Posted By rollingthunder
Screenshot of yesterday - hardly anything in the...

Screenshot of yesterday - hardly anything in the hillside bushes iím guessing peak movement was probably mid-August in this region.

Good birding:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 04:56
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By rollingthunder
Forgot to add yesterday re: the shooting at...

Forgot to add yesterday re: the shooting at Chorokhi Delta - there was none i heard last year because it has been banned (altho it was illegal anyway) and Soldiers have been on show to remind anybody...
Forum: West Midlands Saturday 14th September 2019, 03:08
Replies: 1,360
Views: 403,900
Posted By rollingthunder
Screenshot of Fridays notes from...

Screenshot of Fridays notes from Tblisi:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 14th September 2019, 03:04
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By rollingthunder
We shall overlap at Batumi.....by a day! I am...

We shall overlap at Batumi.....by a day!

I am looking forward to both Sak and Argo but at Argo you are on your own (or i have been. David Lindo who i think attended the early Sep Festival will have...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th September 2019, 06:30
Replies: 34
Views: 1,127
Posted By rollingthunder
Thank you John - all very interesting stuff...

Thank you John - all very interesting stuff mate:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th September 2019, 06:27
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By rollingthunder
And this time in English JF;) Jose - a good...

And this time in English JF;)

Jose - a good pointer to GBGGull in all plumages, not just the proportions if you have a nearby species to compare and that monster driller, is the tertial Ďstepí...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 10th September 2019, 16:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By rollingthunder
I am perplexed - a 10 year old report? Laurie -

I am perplexed - a 10 year old report?

Laurie -
Forum: News From Birding & Nature Organisations Tuesday 10th September 2019, 16:40
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By rollingthunder
That would be a first Gerald;) When the grants...

That would be a first Gerald;)

When the grants become available i will update...

When/if used it will be poisoning by proxy rather than illegally by Iberia’s only ‘rogue’ farmer;)

The Spanish Govt...
Forum: News From Birding & Nature Organisations Tuesday 10th September 2019, 14:08
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By rollingthunder
It certainly is:t: I have 2 friends who have...

It certainly is:t:

I have 2 friends who have just returned from 10 days in Andalucia spending another 2 driving to and from Santander. They are non-birders but said the thing they most enjoyed about...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 14:00
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By rollingthunder
I have seen them hover, abroad, a number of times...

I have seen them hover, abroad, a number of times and soaring on migration in small groups and mixed with other raptors:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 12:15
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By rollingthunder
Thatís great but if you donít get a picture that...

Thatís great but if you donít get a picture that you can forensically dissect then in the field that would have been a Chiffchaff to most ppl i know and iím not ashamed to admit it:t:

Lauriec-
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 12:12
Replies: 34
Views: 1,127
Posted By rollingthunder
I donít know Graham but i am Ďassumingí that...

I donít know Graham but i am Ďassumingí that birds have a nuptial plumage for a reason - to be accepted as a suitable mate. With species that show a strong colour dimorphism e.g. Redstart i am...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 10th September 2019, 11:58
Replies: 964
Views: 59,974
Posted By rollingthunder
The coastal bus from Pollensa stops a few hundred...

The coastal bus from Pollensa stops a few hundred yards from the Albafura reserve and you can just jump over a wall (useful before it opens) and you are straight on the paths:t:

Laurie:t:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 10th September 2019, 11:54
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By rollingthunder
Up until yesterday.....

Up until yesterday.....
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 10th September 2019, 11:51
Replies: 36
Views: 1,932
Posted By rollingthunder
Your time might be better spent dealing with...

Your time might be better spent dealing with poisoning and illegal killing in Spain - of course it is Ďrogueí farmers and they are not the norm but when things are poisoned it usually is because it...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 07:47
Replies: 34
Views: 1,127
Posted By rollingthunder
You have to ask yourself - how many birders are...

You have to ask yourself - how many birders are there in the Wintering grounds during our Summer looking for them.....

Laurie:t:
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 10th September 2019, 07:44
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By rollingthunder
Yes it will be Richard, particularly with any...

Yes it will be Richard, particularly with any movement at Signagi, i look forward to your reports:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 10th September 2019, 07:04
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By rollingthunder
Georgia - 12th > 26th September 2019...

I am off for a 2nd consecutive visit to this very friendly and welcoming country and have been counting the days since we booked flights 4 months ago.

We fly Luton > Kutaisi with WizzAir and paid...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 06:29
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By rollingthunder
Doesnít have the proportions or head for HB to me...

Doesnít have the proportions or head for HB to me but itís been over 40 years since i saw AMH:-C

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 06:23
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By rollingthunder
I didnít realise that AGP doesnít have a...

I didnít realise that AGP doesnít have a hind-toe. Thatís a nice little detail:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 10th September 2019, 06:16
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By rollingthunder
To my eyes first impression was too Brown on the...

To my eyes first impression was too Brown on the coverts and it seems long-legged like the Black-headed adjacent. I donít know the biometrics but BHW always strikes me as being slightly longer in...
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