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Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 14th January 2019, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By nicklittlewood
Goshawk camera trap footage

We got some interesting camera trap footage of a juvenile Goshawk in Aberdeenshire in recent weeks. It reappeared three times over ten days, seemingly engaged in some form of play-hunting. Note this...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 26th September 2018, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By nicklittlewood
Western Conifer Seed Bug, a recent non-native...

Western Conifer Seed Bug, a recent non-native arrival in the UK

https://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteroptera/Coreidae/leptoglossus_occidentalis.html

Cheers

Nick
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps - CCTV Systems Monday 24th September 2018, 17:37
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By nicklittlewood
Hi Tom, I've no direct experience of the models...

Hi Tom,

I've no direct experience of the models that you link to, so can't comment on them directly, but my experience with some of the cheaper models (such as those one might find in a flash-sale...
Forum: Mammals Friday 17th August 2018, 12:41
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By nicklittlewood
Of interest, report on southern Scotland Pine...

Of interest, report on southern Scotland Pine Marten surveys:...
Forum: Mammals Friday 17th August 2018, 12:34
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By nicklittlewood
There is a well-established population in...

There is a well-established population in Scottish Borders (different from D&G animals) that arose from less clear origins (some, seemingly, were animals released following care in wildlife treatment...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 15th June 2018, 17:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,711
Posted By nicklittlewood
I'd not exactly suggest a twitch for them,...

I'd not exactly suggest a twitch for them, but...

They have been self-supporting with no new introductions (and presumably next to no immigration) for several decades on Skomer Island,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 6th April 2018, 22:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By nicklittlewood
e.g. some invertebrates:...

e.g. some invertebrates: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/icad.12106 (though full paper not available to those without institutional subscription, unfortunately).
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st December 2017, 14:46
Replies: 34
Views: 3,355
Posted By nicklittlewood
Norwich to Wick for Harlequin (1991 or...

Norwich to Wick for Harlequin (1991 or thereabouts).

There was a National Express student offer at the time for £9 return anywhere in the country. Four intrepid (stingy) students set off from...
Forum: Conservation Monday 13th November 2017, 17:01
Replies: 40
Views: 2,069
Posted By nicklittlewood
From afar, the shooting of the Lynx certainly...

From afar, the shooting of the Lynx certainly does appear to be an overreaction. Surely, though, Borth Wild Animal Kingdom must face a high proportion of the responsibility for what happend, give...
Forum: Scotland Saturday 21st October 2017, 09:56
Replies: 1,800
Views: 390,394
Posted By nicklittlewood
Hi Phil, Many thanks for replying here. If...

Hi Phil,

Many thanks for replying here. If vismigging is a significant part of your birding, then I'd suggest that it is well worthwhile getting involved with Trektellen if you haven't already done...
Forum: Scotland Friday 20th October 2017, 18:53
Replies: 1,800
Views: 390,394
Posted By nicklittlewood
Hi Phil, Did you ask why the record was not used...

Hi Phil,

Did you ask why the record was not used and did you get a response? I'm guessing it was 2004, perhaps, but can't see anything that strikes me as sarcastic in the Bird Report for that year....
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps - CCTV Systems Friday 4th August 2017, 10:47
Replies: 2
Views: 2,936
Posted By nicklittlewood
I've used lots of Bushnells but not the...

I've used lots of Bushnells but not the Agressors. If it is taking two images when set to take three then it sounds like it is faulty. They generally have a 2 year warrenty and we have exchanged...
Forum: Lists Wednesday 28th June 2017, 13:30
Replies: 176
Views: 37,952
Posted By nicklittlewood
Thanks for the comments, folks, and very many...

Thanks for the comments, folks, and very many thanks indeed for allowing use of your photos. I was particularly embarrassed when I realised I'd misspelled Mark's name, as I'd been corresponding with...
Forum: Scotland Wednesday 26th April 2017, 22:24
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By nicklittlewood
I stayed at this place (about a mile out of Nethy...

I stayed at this place (about a mile out of Nethy Bridge) through work for a few weeks last October-December: http://www.mondhuie.com/ Frequent Red Squirrels in the garden and Crested Tits on the...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 29th March 2017, 15:52
Replies: 13
Views: 3,587
Posted By nicklittlewood
Not quite on Ardnamurchan itselt, but not far...

Not quite on Ardnamurchan itselt, but not far from the route there, Glenloy Lodge has martens on the conservatory windowsill most evenings and you can stay there B&B when they are not running...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 13th March 2017, 23:40
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By nicklittlewood
That's an incredible-looking one Mark - I had...

That's an incredible-looking one Mark - I had this one in the southern Highlands in spring a few years back. Not quite as rosy but also with reduced streaking.

Nick
Forum: Scotland Thursday 27th October 2016, 02:21
Replies: 76
Views: 25,930
Posted By nicklittlewood
Reds have been recorded in last year or so in...

Reds have been recorded in last year or so in Seaton Park - e.g.: http://scottishsquirrels.org.uk/news/article/a-pleasant-surprise-in-an-urban-trap/ There are certainly still Greys around in the...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 5th July 2016, 15:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By nicklittlewood
[QUOTE=Sangahyando;3420467]I've little to add to...

[QUOTE=Sangahyando;3420467]I've little to add to the suggestions above, except that you could also try the riparian nature reserves along the Rhine, e.g. Lampertheim or Kühkopf. Places like that...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 23rd June 2016, 17:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By nicklittlewood
Thanks for the info. I had a wonderful couple of...

Thanks for the info. I had a wonderful couple of days walking up mountains in the Bavarian Alps around ten years ago (Berchtesgarden National Park) but won't be looking to travel so far from...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 17th June 2016, 21:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By nicklittlewood
Many thanks Xenospiza and Dortmundbirder. I...

Many thanks Xenospiza and Dortmundbirder. I realise it isn't a great time of year for tracking down woodpeckers but they have to be out there somewhere... Probably a better chance than Hazelhen,...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 14th June 2016, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By nicklittlewood
Grey-headed Woodpecker sites near Frankfurt

Does anyone have info on good Grey-headed Woodpecker sites within an hour or so drive from Frankfurt? Hazelhen too as a long shot? This is for a trip at start of September.

Many thanks

Nick
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 4th May 2016, 18:45
Replies: 4
Views: 3,717
Posted By nicklittlewood
Thanks for the input folks. I've now ordered the...

Thanks for the input folks. I've now ordered the P340 (my phone camera is dire!).

Cheers

Nick
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Monday 2nd May 2016, 12:52
Replies: 4
Views: 3,717
Posted By nicklittlewood
Low cost digiscoping camera - Nikon P340?

My old digiscoping compact has packing in. I'm looking for a low cost digi-scoping camera mainly for record shots of distant birds on the sea, darvic rings, etc. - basically stuff that is beyond the...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 13th February 2016, 12:05
Replies: 1
Views: 1,071
Posted By nicklittlewood
Further to last message, we've got good or...

Further to last message, we've got good or reasonable quality photos of most of the mammals that we are looking to cover in the North East Scotland and Cairngorms Mammal Atlas but are still short of...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 24th October 2015, 21:09
Replies: 1
Views: 1,071
Posted By nicklittlewood
NE Scotland Mammal Atlas - request for photos

We are currently in the final stages of producing a mammal atlas for North East Scotland which will cover Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Moray and the whole of the Cairngorms National Park. The atlas...
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