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Forum: Derbyshire Thursday 28th March 2019, 11:08
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Alf King
Thanks Dave N.

Thanks Dave N.
Forum: Derbyshire Thursday 28th March 2019, 10:08
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Alf King
Any Hawfinch at Cromford?

Have there been any Hawfinch sightings recorded at Cromford this year? I can't seem to find any on other forums.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 16th December 2018, 18:51
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By Alf King
S L Mosley - Birds of the Huddersfield District 1915

On behalf of the Huddersfield Birdwatchers' Club:


“An account of the Birds of the Huddersfield District” was written in 1915 by Huddersfield man Seth Lister Mosley and is one of the most important...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 18th February 2018, 10:30
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Alf King
On a recent trip to Goa I used the Grimmett and...

On a recent trip to Goa I used the Grimmett and Inskipp Birds of the Indian Subcontinent which is probably the most comprehensive. Having said that there are a number of anomalies with recent splits...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 18th February 2018, 10:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By Alf King
Thanks. Just the kind of helpful information that...

Thanks. Just the kind of helpful information that I needed - it's probably a "buy" for me too, then.

:t:
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 17th February 2018, 13:47
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By Alf King
Has anybody seen this book yet or an independent...

Has anybody seen this book yet or an independent review?

Is it a worthwhile purchase?
Forum: India Friday 2nd February 2018, 16:21
Replies: 68
Views: 8,181
Posted By Alf King
In 2010 2.3M tourists visited Goa, by 2016 this...

In 2010 2.3M tourists visited Goa, by 2016 this had increased to 6.9M. There are many changes all around the main tourist areas, none that are beneficial to wildlife.

Sad to say but we are all to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 9th January 2018, 15:25
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By Alf King
Excellent detailed report Ian, thanks for...

Excellent detailed report Ian, thanks for sharing. We will certainly consider South Goa in future on the strength of this. Should I assume that you find the Dona Silvia resort to your taste?
Forum: India Friday 5th January 2018, 10:43
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Alf King
Try http://orientalbirdclub.org/ and...

Try http://orientalbirdclub.org/

and http://www.indianbirds.in/
Forum: India Friday 5th January 2018, 09:23
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Alf King
Have you tried contacting any of the local bird...

Have you tried contacting any of the local bird groups in India? They are pretty active on various forums (Twitter should produce results) and should have better real-time local knowledge than on...
Forum: India Thursday 4th January 2018, 16:35
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Alf King
The more extensive Birds of the Indian...

The more extensive Birds of the Indian Subcontinent ( https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/birds-of-the-indian-subcontinent-9781408162644/ ) is more recent than the Southern India book and is written by the...
Forum: Vietnam Saturday 30th December 2017, 12:29
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By Alf King
Leeches in Cat Tien "run" towards you -...

Leeches in Cat Tien "run" towards you - literally. Quite a spooky experience in fact.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 30th December 2017, 12:23
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By Alf King
Thumbs up That's great advice Miami; noted and thank you.

That's great advice Miami; noted and thank you.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 19th December 2017, 18:57
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By Alf King
Thanks to both of you. Previously I have tried...

Thanks to both of you.

Previously I have tried driving the road towards Pista Pueblo del Mar and found it a bit tricky, giving up after about 1km - I suppose that it depends upon what the weather...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 17th December 2017, 15:32
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By Alf King
Thanks FT. Sadly age means that these old legs...

Thanks FT. Sadly age means that these old legs don't carry me quite as far as they used to so I am looking for driveable access to get me a little closer to the key sites.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th December 2017, 12:01
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By Alf King
Fuerteventura

Can anyone provide up to date information about accessing the Jandia plains on Fuerteventura? The new road development seems to have cut off direct access from the South and I can never seem to find...
Forum: India Monday 11th December 2017, 09:31
Replies: 68
Views: 8,181
Posted By Alf King
Thanks BW, I will follow this up. Looks like you...

Thanks BW, I will follow this up. Looks like you will be arriving just as we leave.
Forum: India Sunday 10th December 2017, 11:24
Replies: 68
Views: 8,181
Posted By Alf King
Thanks for the info guys. we will investigate...

Thanks for the info guys. we will investigate Arpora Woods again as it gave decent views of many species before - I will report back.

I went to Fort Aguada in the past, to the infamous Indian Pitta...
Forum: India Saturday 9th December 2017, 19:17
Replies: 68
Views: 8,181
Posted By Alf King
Does anyone have an update on the situation at...

Does anyone have an update on the situation at Arpora Woods? We are due out in Goa in January for our first trip there in 7 years and the woods was always one of our favourite rambles. I had heard...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 15:13
Replies: 845
Views: 154,446
Posted By Alf King
Thanks BW. I guess that I'll just have to get...

Thanks BW. I guess that I'll just have to get there before the mob.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 1st August 2017, 11:18
Replies: 845
Views: 154,446
Posted By Alf King
Thanks all. We come from the Barbate direction (...

Thanks all. We come from the Barbate direction ( I've done it many times before) so go along to the Estrecho mirador to turn around and avoid the attentions of the police.

Has the parking situation...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 28th July 2017, 12:58
Replies: 76
Views: 20,627
Posted By Alf King
You are not alone John. I'm just gearing up for...

You are not alone John. I'm just gearing up for an autumn trip and hoping to connect with much of the September migration. Your guide will accompany me of course, as always.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 28th July 2017, 12:52
Replies: 845
Views: 154,446
Posted By Alf King
Can anyone provide an update on access to the...

Can anyone provide an update on access to the Cazalla watchpoint this year?
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 25th January 2017, 14:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,908
Posted By Alf King
They are all over the place in Playa de las...

They are all over the place in Playa de las Americas.

Tick what you choose - who is to judge?
Forum: South Africa Sunday 10th April 2016, 10:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Alf King
Thanks folks. Given the habitat and absence of...

Thanks folks. Given the habitat and absence of facial markings I guess that rattling is most probable. I do find cisticolas real head-scratchers though.
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