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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 30th June 2020, 17:36
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway, BBC 4 9.00pm this evening

This is from a blog from the RSPB Community Forum today that a documentary on BBC 4 this evening at 9.00pm called, The Hidden Wilds of the Motorway, will feature part of tonightís documentary at RSPB...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th June 2020, 22:49
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Plans to speed up planing applications in the UK

Iíve just been reading on the Sky News website that the UK Government plans to speed up planing application in the UK that will be announced by Boris Johnson. I wonder how that would any applications...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 23rd June 2020, 20:13
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Any news about the planned mining application at Druridge Bay

Has anyone any information about whatís happening about the mining application at Druridge Bay. All has gone quiet, first because of Brexit, then further delay because of the Coronavirus pandemic....
Forum: Zeiss Monday 8th June 2020, 17:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Sorry I'm late replying to your post. I was out...

Sorry I'm late replying to your post. I was out all day yesterday and busy today and I've just checked this forum a few minutes ago. My Zeiss Binoculars are having a complete new focus system fitted....
Forum: Food and Feeders Friday 5th June 2020, 20:14
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
My order of a new bird table.

I ordered a new stone bird table on the 5th May at a price of over £231.00. I knew there would be delays because of the coronavirus and my new bird table would take longer to be delivered as my bird...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 30th May 2020, 11:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Thanks Gary, Just received your email. 🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂

Thanks Gary,
Just received your email. 🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂
Forum: Zeiss Friday 29th May 2020, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I’ve tried to contact Gary by email to see what’s...

I’ve tried to contact Gary by email to see what’s happening about my repair to my Zeiss 8x42 HT Binoculars on Monday 25th May as I heard in early April that my binoculars had to be sent off to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 29th April 2020, 17:14
Replies: 24
Views: 1,032
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
One problem will be if as seems social distancing...

One problem will be if as seems social distancing will continue at least for the short term when the lock down ends. How will birdwatching or other countryside activities be affected such as bird...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 29th April 2020, 17:04
Replies: 24
Views: 1,032
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Saltholme, Washington Wetlands looked after by...

Saltholme, Washington Wetlands looked after by the Wildfowl Trust, Gosforth Park Reserve and run by a local natural history society in Newcastle, along with some local county wildlife trust...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 25th April 2020, 15:38
Replies: 56
Views: 3,931
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I was just about to post the link. Excellent...

I was just about to post the link. Excellent news, as I thought Springwatch might be a casualty on TV like lots of other live events. I wonder what the changed format will be. But something to cheer...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th April 2020, 20:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
If anyone can post the link to Mark Averyís blog...

If anyone can post the link to Mark Averyís blog it does show that Natural England can indeed give limited permission by law, at least in England to take young birds of prey for falconry but only in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th April 2020, 20:21
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
It’s actually interesting reading Mark Averys...

It’s actually interesting reading Mark Averys blog as it seems birds of prey chicks are allowed by law to taken by falconers in a limited capacity if given permission by Natural England according to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th April 2020, 19:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I’m just so upset by this. When I saw that...

I’m just so upset by this. When I saw that article just before I started this thread I was so shocked that this was going to be allowed to happen. I’ve also posted about this on the RSPB Forums and...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 17th April 2020, 19:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Falconers to be allowed to take young from peregrine falcon nests in UK

This is truly shocking news if true. Just seen that news in an article in the environmental section of the guardian. Donít know how to post the link of that article. Hopefully someone else will be...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 25th March 2020, 21:58
Replies: 56
Views: 3,931
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Springwatch 2020

I have a feeling Springwatch 2020 must be in doubt with the present situation with Coronavirus. I canít see it happening as all other major events have been cancelled and Springwatch is live. If is...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 12:49
Replies: 804
Views: 37,467
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I’ve had great trouble finding anywhere to find a...

I’ve had great trouble finding anywhere to find a delivery date with the earliest delivery date been at least 2-3 weeks ahead. But after a great deal of trying I’ve managed to book 3 delivery days...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 22nd March 2020, 14:25
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
My nearest RSPB reserve Saltholme that I can...

My nearest RSPB reserve Saltholme that I can visit in the County of Cleveland have announced that they have closed all there hides since yesterday, although you can still visit that reserve. Of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 20th March 2020, 16:17
Replies: 804
Views: 37,467
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
It depends whether the UK will have a complete...

It depends whether the UK will have a complete shutdown like Italy. At this moment I’m self isolating, because of my medical condition. I’m normally out every week birdwatching, but my health is more...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 14th March 2020, 06:23
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Developer pays 430,000 to rehome Cirl Buntings

Iím shocked by this news that a developer has been given planning permission to build nearly 200 properties near Paignton an area where Cirl Buntings nest.Details from the Bird Guides website. The...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 11th March 2020, 09:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Thanks for your help. Ian.

Thanks for your help.
Ian.
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 11th March 2020, 09:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I have just emailed you. Thanks. Ian.

I have just emailed you. Thanks.
Ian.
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 10th March 2020, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Fault with my Zeiss Victory 8x42 HT Binoculars

I have a fault with my Zeiss Victory 8x42 HT Binoculars and still in guarantee. What is the address, telephone number and also email address of Zeiss to contact about the fault. Do I have to send my...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 2nd March 2020, 18:46
Replies: 804
Views: 37,467
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
I’m quite worried as when I go birdwatching...

I’m quite worried as when I go birdwatching regularly with my local RSPB Group with quite a number of members and having diabetes type 2 and I’m 67 and turning 68 in May and diabetes has been...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 21st February 2020, 14:30
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Coul Links planning permission for Golf Course refused

Donít know whether anyone else has heard today that planning permission has been refused for the golf course to be built at Coul Links by the Scottish Government. News on the RSPB website and...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th December 2019, 14:26
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By IAN JAMES THOMPSON
Fears that Boris Johnson could remove could ditch commitments to the environment.

Iíve heard today on TV and Radio that there are fears that Boris Johnson could ditch commitments to environmental standards. Itís quite worrying, as to what this could mean.
Ian.
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