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Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 17th June 2019, 08:24
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
Good stuff. Saw one in Northants in about 1991,...

Good stuff. Saw one in Northants in about 1991, but they are probably as rare as river warbler up here.
Daniel and I had another outing to Aberdeenshire on Saturday. A stop at a site in Angus failed...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 12th June 2019, 12:13
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
We had a number of alternatives in view for...

We had a number of alternatives in view for Sunday, including a jaunt down to Northumberland for the Baikal teal. Various things put paid to that including the bird not being seen in poor weather on...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 3rd June 2019, 09:29
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
Hmm. News of the teal's arrival at Skinflats...

Hmm. News of the teal's arrival at Skinflats broke too late for us yesterday - and now it has done a runner again.
Daniel saw some decent stuff on his week in the far NW: five year ticks in the shape...
Forum: Scotland Wednesday 29th May 2019, 07:53
Replies: 1,805
Views: 396,053
Posted By edenwatcher
That was what I expected. Though the thought...

That was what I expected. Though the thought processes were along the lines of "oh, Med gull ... fancy that"

Rob
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 28th May 2019, 20:50
Replies: 1,805
Views: 396,053
Posted By edenwatcher
What's the status of med gull in Aberdeenshire...

What's the status of med gull in Aberdeenshire these days? I had a 2nd cy bird on the Ythan behind where the terns bathe on Saturday.

Rob
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 20th May 2019, 08:02
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
A more successful weekend than ours... Nothing...

A more successful weekend than ours...
Nothing quite went as planned, though a badly bruised thumb meant than Daniel was free on Saturday afternoon rather than playing his cello in a concert. Perfect...
Forum: Scotland Sunday 19th May 2019, 21:11
Replies: 3,383
Views: 657,373
Posted By edenwatcher
Still no bluethroats in mainland Fife. A morning...

Still no bluethroats in mainland Fife. A morning when I found wood warbler, whinchat, pied flycatcher and garden warbler still felt as though something was missing!

Rob
Forum: Scotland Sunday 19th May 2019, 07:49
Replies: 3,383
Views: 657,373
Posted By edenwatcher
Hellfire Andrew! Spent yesterday afternoon in the...

Hellfire Andrew! Spent yesterday afternoon in the Fife Ness area with only a lesser whitethroat to show for it.

Rob
Forum: Conservation Thursday 16th May 2019, 20:41
Replies: 652
Views: 101,504
Posted By edenwatcher
Oh indeed. Sodium-ion may prove more appropriate...

Oh indeed. Sodium-ion may prove more appropriate for trucks - not limited by natural resources like lithium.

Rob
Forum: Conservation Thursday 16th May 2019, 19:56
Replies: 652
Views: 101,504
Posted By edenwatcher
This one is unbelievably out of date. Now down to...

This one is unbelievably out of date. Now down to close to $100 per kW/h.

Rob
Forum: Canon Thursday 16th May 2019, 14:32
Replies: 88
Views: 13,818
Posted By edenwatcher
Exactly, but we're both birders who take...

Exactly, but we're both birders who take pictures.
Rob
Forum: Canon Thursday 16th May 2019, 12:04
Replies: 88
Views: 13,818
Posted By edenwatcher
Reappraisal surely means cutting product lines....

Reappraisal surely means cutting product lines. Those customers won't come back, regardless of the quality of the cameras. Those of us who use DSLRs will have to get used to the fact. It is very...
Forum: Canon Thursday 16th May 2019, 08:55
Replies: 88
Views: 13,818
Posted By edenwatcher
Blah, blah, blah. Yet still Canon has by far the...

Blah, blah, blah. Yet still Canon has by far the largest market share for interchangeable lens cameras.

Rob
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 14th May 2019, 11:34
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By edenwatcher
Sanderling. Rob

Sanderling.

Rob
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th May 2019, 13:14
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
Iberian chiffchaff seems to be the 5th for...

Iberian chiffchaff seems to be the 5th for Scotland and only the second mainland individual.

Rob
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th May 2019, 13:09
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
Daniel gets to fly solo in 2 weeks - a week's...

Daniel gets to fly solo in 2 weeks - a week's school trip to the NW highlands! Potential for some nice year ticks there.

Rob
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th May 2019, 12:44
Replies: 520
Views: 17,884
Posted By edenwatcher
42. skylark - long overdue garden tick given they...

42. skylark - long overdue garden tick given they breed very close by.
43. house martin

Rob
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th May 2019, 12:00
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
Heading north again on the A90, Daniel was able...

Heading north again on the A90, Daniel was able to check the latest bird news. A hoopoe at St Cyrus came with less than clear directions, so we filed that away for later. Then came Iberian chiffchaff...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th May 2019, 10:57
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
The original plan for Sunday was to head up to...

The original plan for Sunday was to head up to Aberdeenshire for our annual appointment with the king eider, terns on the Ythan and the chance to catch up with some cranes. However with Elvis still...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 12th May 2019, 20:45
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
After school on Friday Daniel and I went out to...

After school on Friday Daniel and I went out to Wilderness(!) - an abandoned gravel working. Here we added common sandpiper to the yearlist and shortly after had brief views of our target - a wood...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 12th May 2019, 19:44
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
4 British ticks for Daniel this weekend (even one...

4 British ticks for Daniel this weekend (even one for me)! More later.

Rob
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th May 2019, 11:09
Replies: 520
Views: 17,884
Posted By edenwatcher
Still limping along. 41. swallow Single digit...

Still limping along.
41. swallow
Single digit temperatures not offering much hope either.

Rob
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th May 2019, 10:09
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
A fairly quiet weekend with a few highlights. On...

A fairly quiet weekend with a few highlights. On Saturday I went down to my old stomping ground of the Eden Estuary. I soon picked up a nice drake garganey, and shortly afterwards a second! Text...
Forum: Scotland Sunday 5th May 2019, 11:08
Replies: 1,023
Views: 162,594
Posted By edenwatcher
I put the news out very quickly. I had to revise...

I put the news out very quickly. I had to revise my text to Malcolm - found one, sent text, found the other, sent another text! Glad you got them.
Tried to revise whimbrel and egret numbers but he...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd May 2019, 19:17
Replies: 110
Views: 5,998
Posted By edenwatcher
Much less predictable in summer certainly. I had...

Much less predictable in summer certainly. I had considered it - in combination with the pied-billed grebe - as a day trip.

Rob
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