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Forum: Northumberland Monday 28th January 2019, 20:19
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Posted By Derek Polley
Cheers, thanks for all that. Might get another...

Cheers, thanks for all that. Might get another day to go further, wives permitting!! 😂
Forum: Northumberland Sunday 27th January 2019, 23:10
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Posted By Derek Polley
Hoping to be back in sunny Northumberland from 8...

Hoping to be back in sunny Northumberland from 8 - 10 February. As usual would appreciate any help, tips, unusual birds in and around Cresswell, Druridge, Hauxley area.
Forum: Northumberland Saturday 9th June 2018, 21:17
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Posted By Derek Polley
Cheers, know where that is but didn't know that's...

Cheers, know where that is but didn't know that's what they were called
Forum: Northern Ireland Tuesday 5th June 2018, 00:12
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Posted By Derek Polley
Whinchats were south of Capanagh towards...

Whinchats were south of Capanagh towards Kilwaughter
Forum: Northumberland Tuesday 5th June 2018, 00:09
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Posted By Derek Polley
Where are the coal road pools at Druridge Bay...

Where are the coal road pools at Druridge Bay please.?
Forum: Northumberland Wednesday 21st February 2018, 23:47
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Posted By Derek Polley
Another cracking day up the coast on our dawn to...

Another cracking day up the coast on our dawn to dusk trip. We started at Linton Lane and proceeded via QE 2, Woodhorn Flash, Snab Point, (+ the Drift Cafe), Cresswell Pond, Druridge Pools,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 17th February 2018, 22:44
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Posted By Derek Polley
We have two glossy ibis in Northern Ireland, and...

We have two glossy ibis in Northern Ireland, and there's a few more down South. No idea what they are playing at!!
Forum: Northumberland Monday 22nd January 2018, 23:22
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Posted By Derek Polley
Due to few posts here I am getting in early to...

Due to few posts here I am getting in early to ask for the usual heads up re our visit to Cresswell/Chevington/Hauxley on the weekend of 9 _ 11 February. Any advice will be gratefully received.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 22nd January 2018, 23:16
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Posted By Derek Polley
I stayed in the Puerto Azul, in an East facing...

I stayed in the Puerto Azul, in an East facing room you can scope Bocquer from your balcony and its 5 minutes walk from the beach.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 20:53
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Posted By Derek Polley
Happy new year and good birding. I managed a...

Happy new year and good birding. I managed a patch first stonechat yesterday and a garden sparrowhawk today. Working on the social secretary/treasurer re a "holiday" in May.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 27th December 2017, 22:29
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Posted By Derek Polley
Love birding, that's why we do it. I've seen...

Love birding, that's why we do it. I've seen crossbill and hawfinch twice each in 40+ years and have dunnock daily in the garden.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 3rd November 2017, 22:39
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Posted By Derek Polley
Now I know why you can't go birding in Basel!! 😂...

Now I know why you can't go birding in Basel!! 😂

Enjoy Majorca I was there in May and had a ball.
Forum: Northumberland Wednesday 19th July 2017, 23:30
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Posted By Derek Polley
Thanks again to all who helped me recently...

Thanks again to all who helped me recently connect with two owls in a day, a difficult task in Northern Ireland. The two birders at Cresswell and the Budge screen on Saturday morning and the two...
Forum: Northumberland Monday 10th July 2017, 16:08
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Posted By Derek Polley
Smile Twitched at Cresswell last year ;)

Twitched at Cresswell last year ;)
Forum: Northumberland Monday 10th July 2017, 09:57
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Posted By Derek Polley
Bingo last night for little owls around the...

Bingo last night for little owls around the Stable Yard complex, also barn owl in the field opposite!! Thanks for the photographer who put me on to it. No spoonbills on Widdrington or Cresswell...
Forum: Northumberland Saturday 8th July 2017, 23:01
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Posted By Derek Polley
Should I check both, and where do I look at the...

Should I check both, and where do I look at the Stable Yard site please?
Forum: Northumberland Saturday 8th July 2017, 22:14
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Posted By Derek Polley
Unfortunately no spoonbills today, but got yellow...

Unfortunately no spoonbills today, but got yellow hammer at Widdrington, whooper godwits and lrp at Budge hide. Spent time looking for a little owl and failed but got a juvenile green woodpecker, ...
Forum: Northumberland Monday 26th June 2017, 22:03
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Posted By Derek Polley
Thanks for that, I don't do Twitter or Facebook...

Thanks for that, I don't do Twitter or Facebook so that limits me a bit. o:D
Forum: Northumberland Sunday 25th June 2017, 22:59
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Posted By Derek Polley
Over for a long weekend 7- 11 July, with...

Over for a long weekend 7- 11 July, with transport. I intend to visit Hauxley to walk right round. �� Keep me I the loop here if there is anything else around the area between Cresswell and Amble...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 27th May 2017, 21:42
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Posted By Derek Polley
Majorca trip report

Finally got there on the feedback. I was there from April 29 to May 6. David and his excellent camera overlapped from 3 - 5 May. The birds are his the views are mine....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 23:03
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Posted By Derek Polley
There were a lot of common sand about that day,...

There were a lot of common sand about that day, this bird was different but had that white patch which muddied the waters so to speak. My pal saw it flying off when everything spooked and noted a...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 22nd May 2017, 22:44
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Posted By Derek Polley
ID help

I am compiling a trip report but would value some help with a couple of images. the first one we thought were dunlin but might they be curlew sandpiper?

The second one we are fairly sure is a green...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 21:44
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Posted By Derek Polley
Albufera today produced red-crested pochard,...

Albufera today produced red-crested pochard, night heron, cattle egret, squacco heron, osprey, red knobbed coot, purple swamphen, stone curlew, collared pratincole, green sand, spotted red, great...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 22:29
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Posted By Derek Polley
Lluc monastery a.m had black vulture, booted...

Lluc monastery a.m had black vulture, booted eagles, nightingales and 2 firecrests in the botanical garden. A walk round Cuber from 3.00 - 4.15 produced black vulture, booted eagle, red kite, raven...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 1st May 2017, 22:11
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Posted By Derek Polley
Cala sant Vicenc gave 3 ospreys flying west, one...

Cala sant Vicenc gave 3 ospreys flying west, one doubled back so might be two. Redstart in orchard near pines, small eagle high up and far away. Shag in harbour as well. Back in PP I had possibly the...
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