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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 08:06
Replies: 4
Views: 7
Posted By PYRTLE
On second view, yes. Mustn't drink so much...

On second view, yes. Mustn't drink so much caffeine first thing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 07:46
Replies: 4
Views: 7
Posted By PYRTLE
I don't think it's a Black Redstart on general...

I don't think it's a Black Redstart on general appearance, also the habitat and fact it's perched well inside the canopy of a shrub or tree is not typical to the general behaviour of the suggested...
Forum: Berkshire Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 20:53
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By PYRTLE
Saw several just downstream of the Eton/Windsor...

Saw several just downstream of the Eton/Windsor footbridge mid afternoon but still seem scarce around Maidenhead I'm informed.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By PYRTLE
Original post has been edited to remove the...

Original post has been edited to remove the suggestion of its age and sex, resulting in replies seemingly slightly out of context.
Pat
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 09:30
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By PYRTLE
Certainly looks to be a Common Whitethroat. Not...

Certainly looks to be a Common Whitethroat. Not certain if a juvenile can be easily sexed visually if it's just recently fledged.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 19:20
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By PYRTLE
Yes, a Spotted Flycatcher. P.

Yes, a Spotted Flycatcher.
P.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st May 2018, 17:55
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By PYRTLE
Lovely post, thank you. P

Lovely post, thank you.
P
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st May 2018, 12:57
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By PYRTLE
Are you 100% sure Delia? I am leaning towards...

Are you 100% sure Delia? I am leaning towards Meadow Pipit or as sometimes referred to "Mipit".

Cross posted too with two.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th May 2018, 20:35
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By PYRTLE
Should be spelt worries Ian, not worry's. My...

Should be spelt worries Ian, not worry's.
My answer to your original post is.......
I am an RSPB Life Fellow but don't feel any need or wish to be a member of said community forum for the same reason...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th May 2018, 14:33
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By PYRTLE
Nice find Anna and posting it as well. All the...

Nice find Anna and posting it as well. All the best
Pat
Forum: Zeiss Friday 18th May 2018, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By PYRTLE
Me too; I still love using my 7 x 42 T*P even...

Me too; I still love using my 7 x 42 T*P even though I am lucky to have newer Zeiss models at hand.
Forum: Norfolk Friday 18th May 2018, 21:16
Replies: 25,826
Views: 7,274,155
Posted By PYRTLE
Thanks DH for replying, as suggested perhaps we...

Thanks DH for replying, as suggested perhaps we should end this particular debate on this thread.
Pat
Forum: Norfolk Friday 18th May 2018, 02:35
Replies: 25,826
Views: 7,274,155
Posted By PYRTLE
[/QUOTE=DoghouseRiley;3719837]Hi Deb, The price...

[/QUOTE=DoghouseRiley;3719837]Hi Deb,
The price of Norfolk holiday rentals is falling as we speak.[/QUOTE]

Can you substantiate this last comment? Living here I'm not aware of this change as yet.
I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 12th May 2018, 14:45
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By PYRTLE
The melodious song should immediately rule out...

The melodious song should immediately rule out Chiffchaff. Garden warbler has a rich song melody and could probably be the bird in your images.
Pat

Beat me to it jobbuq
Forum: Berkshire Wednesday 9th May 2018, 21:10
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By PYRTLE
Same here in Maidenhead yesterday. Non birder...

Same here in Maidenhead yesterday. Non birder friends commented that none had yet returned to repair or build nests on their rendered house just near Woburn Green.
Forum: Norfolk Monday 23rd April 2018, 18:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By PYRTLE
Ian, you're latest post contained RSPB 9...

Ian, you're latest post contained RSPB 9 times.......24 in total amongst your comments , more than the combined total of all the other replies in this thread. Anything amiss?
Forum: Norfolk Monday 23rd April 2018, 16:09
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By PYRTLE
I remember that any offending vehicle received...

I remember that any offending vehicle received some form of polite notice reminder under the front windscreen wiper to obtain a ticket. Personally I cannot envisage the RSPB enforcing this policy via...
Forum: India Thursday 19th April 2018, 13:07
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By PYRTLE
The month you mention is not deemed to be the...

The month you mention is not deemed to be the most rewarding for birding and certainly not the most comfortable for any visitors not used to high temperatures and high humidity. This is why most...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Sunday 15th April 2018, 18:34
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By PYRTLE
In the past, us birdwatchers have shortened...

In the past, us birdwatchers have shortened Manfrotto handles by carefully cutting them to suit by careful use of a sharp hacksaw and filing down any rough edges before replacing the foam...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th April 2018, 08:40
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By PYRTLE
Have to concur with Ken. Out of interest, where...

Have to concur with Ken. Out of interest, where and when were the series of images taken?
Thank you.
Forum: Hampshire Monday 2nd April 2018, 12:24
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By PYRTLE
Well done on seeing the woodpecker - sadly...

Well done on seeing the woodpecker - sadly nowadays a very rare sight. Perhaps if you have time you could send details of your lifer to the county recorder. Anyhow, a great occasion and continue to...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 29th March 2018, 08:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By PYRTLE
All this discussion seems rather pointless to me....

All this discussion seems rather pointless to me. A non member is using a facility that is owned and maintained by the owner, usually on private land. If they don't want to pay a charge for that...
Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 6th January 2018, 11:40
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By PYRTLE
Stay off the alcohol or drugs mate.....your photo...

Stay off the alcohol or drugs mate.....your photo suggests thats a tench in the heron's beak.B (:
Also a cow pat hiding in the grass to the right I believe.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 16th December 2017, 19:18
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By PYRTLE
So to sort of sum up, a complaint to the...

So to sort of sum up, a complaint to the appointed W.L.O. is the route to take who then should have a friendly chat with those who have, and control, the shooting rights on this area. Be prepared to...
Forum: India Friday 1st December 2017, 12:39
Replies: 68
Views: 4,357
Posted By PYRTLE
Andy, agree with you in every way - just a...

Andy, agree with you in every way - just a brilliant stay in every dimension. Sadly time and (progress?) alters many things but our trip there was excellent and meeting up with you in Goa. Yes, the...
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