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Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 11th July 2019, 13:47
Replies: 4,051
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Posted By Gill Osborne
I've had no new Lifers since November's 2015's...

I've had no new Lifers since November's 2015's Long-billed Dowitcher (life & work getting in the way :C ) but this year I'm back into birding properly once more....

Tuesday June 4th ~ TWO Lifers...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Friday 14th June 2019, 09:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Tuesday 4th June There's been a Baikal Teal...

Tuesday 4th June

There's been a Baikal Teal working it's way round the UK and then it turned up local to me at East Chevington Nature Reserve! At first I thought it was just an escape but a LOT...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 16th May 2019, 10:22
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By Gill Osborne
Just seen an update on Facebook :t: (I only...

Just seen an update on Facebook :t: (I only have it for a few wildlife groups and BirdWatching magazines My 200 Bird Year Group o:)


YES TEAM! 😍SPRINGWATCH IS BACK! 🎉🦊🌲💚

Coming to you LIVE from...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Monday 13th May 2019, 13:20
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Monday 13th May 82: Swift o:) Small group...

Monday 13th May

82: Swift o:)

Small group flying above Alnwick Castle at 12.45pm....plus another above the Market Place to. Summer has officially arrived in Northumberland! :t:
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 13th May 2019, 11:05
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By Gill Osborne
Great! Love watching Iolo - he knows his stuff...

Great! Love watching Iolo - he knows his stuff :t:
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 12th May 2019, 21:02
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By Gill Osborne
I've just checked the latest copy of BBC Wildlife...

I've just checked the latest copy of BBC Wildlife magazine (with the tigress Noor on the cover) and in the tv section it says Springwatch is back on tv from the Cairngorms on Monday 27th May on BBC2 ...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 12th May 2019, 20:16
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By Gill Osborne
That's why I popped on here.....folk were asking...

That's why I popped on here.....folk were asking if there was one on twitter and nobody knew and nobody at the official Springwatch twitter site was saying owt either! :smoke:
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Tuesday 7th May 2019, 18:58
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Monday 6th May 81: Linnet ~ group of four in...

Monday 6th May

81: Linnet ~ group of four in beech tree along Ratten Row
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st May 2019, 11:58
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Gill Osborne
Was it singing like a Willow Warbler? If so, it...

Was it singing like a Willow Warbler? If so, it definitely is :t: If they're not singing I tend to look at the behaviour as, I think, Chiffchaff constantly bob their tail.

If I'm not 100%...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Sunday 28th April 2019, 21:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Sunday 28th April Three hours in Hulne Park...

Sunday 28th April

Three hours in Hulne Park this afternoon.....mostly observing butterflies and my growing interest in solitary bees (god, they're HARD!!!!! :eek!: ).

79: House Martin
80: ...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Saturday 27th April 2019, 16:58
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Wednesday 17th April 77: Willow Warbler ~ one...

Wednesday 17th April

77: Willow Warbler ~ one heard singing in Hulne Park as I pottered on allotment


Sunday 21st April

78: Swallow ~ 2 chasing each other around Alnwick Castle barbican @...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Saturday 13th April 2019, 16:19
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Saturday 13th April That's better....couple of...

Saturday 13th April

That's better....couple of hours out this afternoon and pleased to find a new summer migrant just arrived. I see these regular every summer at the Canongate Bridge :t:

76: ...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 12th April 2019, 12:29
Replies: 50
Views: 2,130
Posted By Gill Osborne
Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell on the allotment...

Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell on the allotment yesterday lunchtime when the sun came out and it got quite warm (Alnwick, Northumberland)
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Friday 12th April 2019, 12:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Work and dog-sitting for a friend have eaten into...

Work and dog-sitting for a friend have eaten into my birding activities this past couple of months but now dog has gone back home and I've walked out of my job (boss was an mentally-abusive arrogant...
Forum: Northumberland Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 12:07
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Gill Osborne
I think a lot of local birders now use twitter...

I think a lot of local birders now use twitter instead of actual forums like this one :-C It's a shame as we used to have a good banter going on with the group and even used to arrange meet-ups at...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 11:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Tuesday 22nd January A trip up to the Long...

Tuesday 22nd January

A trip up to the Long Nanny in the hope of Shore Lark proved futile :-C Very quiet overall - just nowt about! Not helped by my still having this godawful lurgy which has...
Forum: Say Hello Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 09:00
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Gill Osborne
Hi Steve :hi: Welcome to Bird Forum I...

Hi Steve :hi: Welcome to Bird Forum


I spent my first 34 years living on Tyneside so know it well.
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Monday 21st January 2019, 11:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Monday 21st January 63: Wren ~ briefly on...

Monday 21st January

63: Wren ~ briefly on twisted willow outside living room window :t:
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Monday 14th January 2019, 14:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Monday 14th January First day of a week off so...

Monday 14th January

First day of a week off so whizzing through the housework and decluttering so s to leave the rest of the week free!

62: Greenfinch ~ 3 in sycamore outside
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Monday 14th January 2019, 13:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Sunday 13th January FINALLY.....those darned...

Sunday 13th January

FINALLY.....those darned owls have started to call again! It seems to happen every year - they'll be hooting like crazy in the week between Christmas and New Year then on the...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Monday 14th January 2019, 13:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Friday 11th January Couple more ticks added...

Friday 11th January

Couple more ticks added from the living room window! Very mild and calm day and the birds seemed a lot livelier outside with a few starting to sing and chasing each other...
Forum: Durham Tuesday 8th January 2019, 19:51
Replies: 17,306
Views: 4,142,553
Posted By Gill Osborne
Little Egret are pretty common now.....I had one...

Little Egret are pretty common now.....I had one at Amble Harbour today and have often ticked them off on New Years Day at Budle Bay :t: I saw my first in 2006 at Hauxley after dipping out loads of...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Tuesday 8th January 2019, 16:42
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Tuesday 8th January Couple of hours along the...

Tuesday 8th January

Couple of hours along the Druridge area as it was my day off and way too nice to stay indoors and do housework!

37: Mallard
38: Grey Heron
39: Wigeon
40: Teal
41: Common...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Tuesday 8th January 2019, 16:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
Sunday 6th January Couple of hours up on...

Sunday 6th January

Couple of hours up on Alnwick Moor and picked up another couple of ticks. Was surprised there wasn't more but it was SO quiet and deathly still! Barely even a breath of wind...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 15:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gill Osborne
2nd January Decided to have a short walk along...

2nd January

Decided to have a short walk along to the Canongate Bridge which is always a dead cert for dippers :t: But first, a walk around the churchyard of St Michael's as it has a lot of very...
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