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Forum: Gambia Friday 24th January 2020, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By cheshirebirder
Booked Modou a few years ago and he sent a...

Booked Modou a few years ago and he sent a replacement to our hotel as he was busy with another group. Not impressed considering we supposedly had a firm booking. Turned out ok because the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 20th January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By cheshirebirder
Possibly an oriole, but seems to have a bill that...

Possibly an oriole, but seems to have a bill that looks too large ? I’m not clear on whether it’s a leaf or its bill I’m seeing - bit blurry.
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 16th January 2020, 11:27
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By cheshirebirder
Hi. Posted a reply on your other thread say...

Hi. Posted a reply on your other thread say hello .
Try Jonathan Baya on tracktours.weebly.com
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 16th January 2020, 08:36
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By cheshirebirder
When we were there a few years ago, we used...

When we were there a few years ago, we used Jonathan Baya as a guide . He lives in Watamu and we really enjoyed our trips out with him , and safari too. He had his own transport and was very...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 19th September 2019, 08:57
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By cheshirebirder
We also used Renato a few years ago and can...

We also used Renato a few years ago and can thoroughly recommend him.
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Monday 29th April 2019, 22:47
Replies: 183
Views: 7,019
Posted By cheshirebirder
Brilliant, Mick ! I expect those golden people...

Brilliant, Mick ! I expect those golden people had been hit by the honey blizzard !
Thanks for the updates, always of interest to those of us who know the place but aren't out there this time....
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 8th April 2019, 15:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By cheshirebirder
As a matter of interest, why is it legal to...

As a matter of interest, why is it legal to release common pheasants and red-leg partridge ?These are introduced alien species which I thought it was illegal to release ?? Im guessing that theres...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th February 2019, 17:14
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By cheshirebirder
Yes, should have seen the whydah for number 3....

Yes, should have seen the whydah for number 3. First thought on the tern was gull-billed but the bill just didnt look right?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th February 2019, 16:39
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By cheshirebirder
For me , Weaver sp probably village weaver, tern...

For me ,
Weaver sp probably village weaver, tern sp maybe whiskered, red billed quelea and sanderlings with turnstones behind?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th January 2019, 15:17
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By cheshirebirder
I'd say Marsh. Where was it ?

I'd say Marsh. Where was it ?
Forum: Canada Thursday 6th December 2018, 19:05
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By cheshirebirder
Thanks, Neil. We're in Nanaimo for 3 days so may...

Thanks, Neil. We're in Nanaimo for 3 days so may well get in touch or nip into the store.
Regards, Bill
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 4th December 2018, 17:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By cheshirebirder
It's just too easy to buy air rifles and...

It's just too easy to buy air rifles and high-powered crossbows. Think it's beginning to dawn on our authorities so, hopefully , action may be around the corner.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 3rd December 2018, 15:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By cheshirebirder
Ha ha , reminds me of our day out with him a few...

Ha ha , reminds me of our day out with him a few years ago ! Could go on about a number of incidents during the day but one in particular , when we stopped for lunch and he had 2 beers ( as the...
Forum: Canada Monday 26th November 2018, 18:37
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By cheshirebirder
Thanks for your report, Neil. We are visiting...

Thanks for your report, Neil. We are visiting Nanaimo next June so it's interesting to see what's about , although some of the birds are seasonal, obviously.
Regards, Bill.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 19th October 2018, 15:41
Replies: 234
Views: 16,632
Posted By cheshirebirder
While I can't commit to joining your trip, I'm...

While I can't commit to joining your trip, I'm really interested in how you get on. I usually travel with 2or 3 birding mates from home and have mostly done trips where we independently book a local...
Forum: Clywd Thursday 4th October 2018, 18:33
Replies: 405
Views: 49,884
Posted By cheshirebirder
[QUOTE=Peugeot;3771685]You're looking in exactly...

[QUOTE=Peugeot;3771685]You're looking in exactly the right places.......

I've been watching from first light, ( approx 07.00am onwards )......I've found that the bird at the castle can be very...
Forum: Clywd Thursday 4th October 2018, 14:31
Replies: 405
Views: 49,884
Posted By cheshirebirder
Hi Peugeot. Two of us had a good look for your...

Hi Peugeot. Two of us had a good look for your black redstart(s) yesterday with no joy. Spent over an hour around and in the castle (including checking inside the towers) and also along the path out...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th August 2018, 21:12
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By cheshirebirder
Your id's look good to me.

Your id's look good to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th August 2018, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By cheshirebirder
It's a greenshank.

It's a greenshank.
Forum: Greece & Greek Islands Saturday 12th May 2018, 15:49
Replies: 210
Views: 16,554
Posted By cheshirebirder
We saw those guys a couple of times in the past 3...

We saw those guys a couple of times in the past 3 days. Coming back from Ipsilou, before you get to Andissa , they were parked on the road with their tripods etc out in the middle of the road...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th March 2018, 17:07
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By cheshirebirder
Lots about ? Fully understand the word of mouth...

Lots about ? Fully understand the word of mouth details but I live in the same area as yourself and haven't heard of any ! Presume you've been getting quite a bit further afield to see them ?...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th March 2018, 21:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By cheshirebirder
Well done . Wonder how long before they vanish...

Well done . Wonder how long before they vanish from our year lists for good ?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th March 2018, 17:22
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By cheshirebirder
Ruddy ducks

Are there any left ? Not asking for any information of their whereabouts just curious if they're still hanging on. Saw 1 ( well known ) drake last year ,none the year before.Last official figure I...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 27th February 2018, 16:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,662
Posted By cheshirebirder
Let's hope the police follow it up with a...

Let's hope the police follow it up with a prosecution. Ignoring the signs, and , particularly, removing the barrier smacks of total arrogance. Off-roaders are a problem in many places. I've seen...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th August 2017, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By cheshirebirder
I'd agree with sand martin.The darker fore-wing...

I'd agree with sand martin.The darker fore-wing is a difference from house Martin.
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