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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 26th July 2019, 16:59
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Posted By lazza
I guess I'm probably a bit late for you, as it's...

I guess I'm probably a bit late for you, as it's now the end of the month, but I would agree with Mark for good places to see Roller. The road to the monastery from the bend in the CV853 is usually a...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 27th February 2019, 18:34
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Trip to London yesterday, and a visit to a...

Trip to London yesterday, and a visit to a customer in Brentford, where I added:
83. Ring-necked parakeet
84. Egyptian goose
85. Grey wagtail

And then back home, this morning, nice to hear a...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 27th February 2019, 18:28
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
After a couple of days of meetings, I briefly...

After a couple of days of meetings, I briefly called in at a couple of decent stop-offs on the way to the airport.

Firstly, Lavey-les-Bains, adding:
30. Dipper
31. Marsh tit

Then a clomp through...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 27th February 2019, 18:26
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Last week, had another work trip to Switzerland,...

Last week, had another work trip to Switzerland, to our factory in the Valais region. As usual, I took the scenic route via Geneva, along the southern edge of Lake Geneva and over the Pas de Morgins...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 27th February 2019, 18:20
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
I then had a couple of hours late afternoon...

I then had a couple of hours late afternoon wandering the dunes and shore of Rossbeigh beach (peninsula?), which was very pleasant indeed, if not a little windy. It also added a good few species to...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 27th February 2019, 18:16
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
While staying over in Tralee, I added: 14. Pied...

While staying over in Tralee, I added:
14. Pied wagtail
15. Great tit
16. Song thrush - new for Irish list

And then on my drive over the Slieve Mish mountains, I added:
17. Grey wagtail - new for my...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 27th February 2019, 17:53
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
I also had a trip out to Ireland, with a work...

I also had a trip out to Ireland, with a work visit to customers in Cork, Killorglin (C. Kerry) and Dublin. Had time for a nice walk along a sand spit jutting out into the Atlantic along the "ring of...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 27th February 2019, 17:35
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Out on my bike a couple of times in the last 3...

Out on my bike a couple of times in the last 3 weeks, adding a few more species in Northumberland.

Around Linden Hall area:
75. Merlin
76. Yellowhammer
77. Mistle thrush

North Blyth:
78. Eider
79....
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Tuesday 5th February 2019, 18:11
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
A few more from the weekend, around Morpeth....

A few more from the weekend, around Morpeth.

Firstly, at Stobhill Manor:
72. Jay
73. Greenfinch

Then on the Wansbeck in the centre of Morpeth, on a tree branch overlooking the only unfrozen still...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 30th January 2019, 14:08
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Finally, a couple more species to add from this...

Finally, a couple more species to add from this week.

Firstly, in Morpeth town centre on the Wansbeck:
70. Goosander
(which, amazingly, was missing from my 2018 UK list!)

And in Stannington...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 30th January 2019, 14:07
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Then on Saturday, I had a cycle out to the coast,...

Then on Saturday, I had a cycle out to the coast, my first this year in the North East. I didn't quite get around all the places I was aiming for, but still gave the list a good boost.

As I cycled...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 30th January 2019, 14:03
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Had a visit to a customer near Southampton last...

Had a visit to a customer near Southampton last week, and on the drive from the airport to their offices in Fordingbridge, I managed to spot another couple of species for the year list:

Near...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 18:00
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
In amongst all this, I had a work trip to...

In amongst all this, I had a work trip to Switzerland (which was rather disastrous from a travel perspective). As I didn't have my own transport, I had limited opportunities for birding, but managed...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:56
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Then last weekend we had a trip to Barnard Castle...

Then last weekend we had a trip to Barnard Castle to take the girls to a Girl Guides weekend, where I surreptitiously added:

52. Bullfinch
53. Dipper
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:55
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Through last week, I added a few more species...

Through last week, I added a few more species from home:

49. Collared dove
50. Chaffinch
51. Wren
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:54
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Second weekend in January, still not a chance to...

Second weekend in January, still not a chance to get out properly, but managed to pick up a few more ticks for the year-list on a trip to the Tip...

Shadfen:
44. Kestrel

Bothal Pond:
45. Tufted...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:53
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
First weekend of the New Year, we headed up to...

First weekend of the New Year, we headed up to Simonside. Conditions were very overcast and misty, so not easy to see much, and the primary activity was a refreshing yomp with the family, so not much...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:51
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Back to Morpeth on the 3rd, and a couple of...

Back to Morpeth on the 3rd, and a couple of species added around town:

40. Dunnock
41. Rook
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:50
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
On the 2nd, we were back up in Preston, and I...

On the 2nd, we were back up in Preston, and I headed out to Lytham on my bike, adding a few more common species, and some interesting birds on the Ribble marshes.

At Preston Dock:
18. Pied/white...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:47
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
OK, time to actually add some birds to this...

OK, time to actually add some birds to this list!

My New Year actually began in Lancashire this year, at the mother-in-laws' house near Preston, so quite a slow start. But a few birds seen in the...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Friday 4th January 2019, 17:54
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By lazza
Lazza's 2019 list

I've been a bit poor at keeping my lists updated on here in 2018, but will try harder in 2019.

Same approach as usual: I'll be keeping a separate list for each country I visit, so each country's...
Forum: Member's Lists 2018 Friday 4th January 2019, 17:50
Replies: 35
Views: 3,149
Posted By lazza
Finally, November and December in the UK added a...

Finally, November and December in the UK added a handful more to the list, but yet another lifer for the year:

East Chevington, November:
144. Water rail
145. Snow bunting

Newbiggin, early...
Forum: Member's Lists 2018 Friday 4th January 2019, 17:45
Replies: 35
Views: 3,149
Posted By lazza
In November, I had a rather interesting trip with...

In November, I had a rather interesting trip with work to Saudi Arabia! So, yet another new country list, and some interesting lifers (despite not being able to take binoculars, which are apparently...
Forum: Member's Lists 2018 Friday 4th January 2019, 17:35
Replies: 35
Views: 3,149
Posted By lazza
Another trip to the Netherlands in October added...

Another trip to the Netherlands in October added to both my NL life-list and my 2018 overall list:

Hoofddorp:
46. Short-toed treecreeper* - new for my NL life list
47. Wren - new for my NL life...
Forum: Member's Lists 2018 Friday 4th January 2019, 17:31
Replies: 35
Views: 3,149
Posted By lazza
A lot of updates missing - been a bit slack in...

A lot of updates missing - been a bit slack in keeping this up-to-date in 2018.

So... some Autumn additions to the UK list for 2018 came from trips to Lancashire and Berwick-upon-Tweed. Firstly, on...
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