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Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 15th August 2018, 20:49
Replies: 20
Views: 14,013
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I saw my only Golden Eagles in Cumbria’s Lake...

I saw my only Golden Eagles in Cumbria’s Lake District many many years ago at the RSPB observation post looking through telescopes in the Hawswater Valley. I saw the nest with young and the male...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 15th August 2018, 15:26
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Pine Martin seen in Northumberland for first time in 90 years.

Some fantastic news is that Pine Martins have been seen and photographed in Kielder Forest in Northumberland for the first time in 90 years. Source the environmental section of the Guardian....
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 12th August 2018, 20:46
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I thought as well they would preferably nest in...

I thought as well they would preferably nest in Suffolk or Norfolk. But the Somerset Levels seems to be the place to visit now for new rare nesting birds for the first time in the UK according to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 6th August 2018, 16:34
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
My book has just arrived this afternoon a few...

My book has just arrived this afternoon a few minutes ago. The book is very big and heavy. It will take a lot of reading.
Ian.
Forum: Food and Feeders Wednesday 1st August 2018, 20:12
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Can anyone recommend a multi Bird Feeder without a tray?

Can anyone recommend a multi Bird Feeder without tray or plate underneath as the plate or tray on my excisting multi Bird Feeder keeps attracting the pigeons who have completely taken over the Bird...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Sunday 22nd July 2018, 23:12
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
New Book about Abernethy Caledonian Forest

I couldn’t think what I wanted for my Christmas present in December 2017 off my cousins grown up son and so I’ve just found a book that has just been published last month in June about RSPB reserve...
Forum: Wales Wednesday 18th July 2018, 17:28
Replies: 31
Views: 2,310
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Ive just been reading on the website where there...

Ive just been reading on the website where there is a petition against the car park charging at South Stack Cliffs that the RSPB are appealing to the Planning Inspectorate to have car parking charges...
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 14th July 2018, 20:35
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I didnít want to get into an argument with the...

I didnít want to get into an argument with the dog owner. But I have emailed Fairburn Ings about this. I didnít want to get into a difficult situation when I was with my RSPB Group, as I have a...
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 14th July 2018, 19:41
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I do realise that, but the dogs should be kept on...

I do realise that, but the dogs should be kept on a lead and what about the dog in the RSPB Visitor Centre.
Ian.
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 14th July 2018, 17:09
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Criticising RSPB reserve Fairburn Ings.

I visited Fairburn Ings reserve in Yorkshire last Saturday with my local RSPB Group and it was an excellent days birdwatching including excellent views of the nesting Spoonbills. But I have got a few...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th July 2018, 13:18
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I listen to the RSPB podcast every month. The...

I listen to the RSPB podcast every month. The different subjects each month are always very interesting.
Ian.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 23rd June 2018, 21:44
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
It was actually on at 8.00pm this evening, as...

It was actually on at 8.00pm this evening, as Iíve already watched that episode. The 3.00am is a repeat. The next two parts on the following two Saturdays are at 8.00pm with the repeat showing during...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 18th June 2018, 04:09
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Well with my financial situation just now,...

Well with my financial situation just now, probably not. The 8x42 HT Binoculars which Iíve had for approx 3-4 years are excellent binoculars for myself.
Ian.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th June 2018, 16:25
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Thanks for that information. Ian.

Thanks for that information.
Ian.
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 16th June 2018, 15:52
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
In forum members opinion which is the best company for making the best binoculars?

In forum members opinion which is the best company for making the best average all round binoculars? Just to say I donít know much about this subject. But just to say Iíve got a pair of Zeiss 8x42 HT...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 14th June 2018, 21:39
Replies: 85
Views: 9,521
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
If itís the usual 4 episodes and not just 1 as it...

If itís the usual 4 episodes and not just 1 as it was very unclear with the announcement tonight.
Ian.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 14th June 2018, 21:28
Replies: 85
Views: 9,521
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Iím confused as well as I got the impression it...

Iím confused as well as I got the impression it was for the whole series. If itís just 1 episode and not the usual 4 days, it will be a major disappointment.
Ian.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 14th June 2018, 21:15
Replies: 85
Views: 9,521
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Well to me the announcement sounded like it was...

Well to me the announcement sounded like it was the regular Autumnwatch programme. So I wonder if they are replacing the regular Autumnwatch series, with just a 1 programme episode instead. Maybe if...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 14th June 2018, 20:51
Replies: 85
Views: 9,521
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
It was announced at the end of this evenings...

It was announced at the end of this evenings Springwatch, that Autumnwatch this year will be different with the venue not being in the UK. Autumnwatch 2018 will be in New England. Is that in the USA...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 13th June 2018, 12:59
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Had Hedgehogs every night in my back garden

Iíve had Hedgehogs every night at Dusk since May and Iíve had them every summer and Autumn for the last 3 years. I know that all my friends havenít seen Hedgehogs for years. So I count myself very...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 5th June 2018, 19:55
Replies: 85
Views: 9,521
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I do agree with those above as she is hopeless as...

I do agree with those above as she is hopeless as a wildlife presentor. Sooner they get someone else whoís more professional the better.
Ian.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 5th June 2018, 16:34
Replies: 32
Views: 2,551
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Quite a number of RSPB reserves are leased, how...

Quite a number of RSPB reserves are leased, how will that affect car park charging at those reserves. I’m thinking along the lines of the situation at South Stack Cliffs.
Ian.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 5th June 2018, 14:50
Replies: 32
Views: 2,551
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I wonder if car park charging will eventually...

I wonder if car park charging will eventually happen if not all, but the majority of RSPB reserves.
Ian.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 5th June 2018, 14:31
Replies: 32
Views: 2,551
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Iíve just been reading a blog by one of the RSPB...

Iíve just been reading a blog by one of the RSPB members of staff on the RSPB Forums that RSPB reserve Fowlmere is going to start charging £2.00 for car park charging for non-members. It seems that...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 4th June 2018, 20:43
Replies: 85
Views: 9,521
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Iím visiting Fairburn Ings with my RSPB Local...

Iím visiting Fairburn Ings with my RSPB Local Group in July. Iím looking forward to the trip.
Ian.
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