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Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 16th September 2005, 20:16
Replies: 697
Views: 168,868
Posted By helenol
I suspect this is a myth about these apparantly...

I suspect this is a myth about these apparantly late starts.

I regularly see them at dawn over the house, flying around. I purposely made a point of looking out for them very early in a morning -...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 16th September 2005, 20:14
Replies: 697
Views: 168,868
Posted By helenol
No, kites are not late risers, at least not...

No, kites are not late risers, at least not around here anyway.

Re the buzzards, they have benefited from the kites down here in the Chilterns, and appear to be doing very well too.

Regards
Forum: Lists Thursday 15th September 2005, 21:12
Replies: 988
Sticky: BF 200 Club
Views: 237,517
Posted By helenol
RobinD Psilo Total 117

RobinD
Psilo

Total 117
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Thursday 15th September 2005, 07:14
Replies: 1,047
Views: 48,153
Posted By helenol
Blimey, I think it was! ;)

Blimey, I think it was! ;)
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 11th September 2005, 00:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By helenol
o:D My garden

o:D My garden
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 6th September 2005, 17:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By helenol
Come off it, Mr Lee. ;)

Come off it, Mr Lee. ;)
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 6th September 2005, 13:55
Replies: 32
Views: 6,906
Posted By helenol
Er, yes it was. Well, it wasn't intended, I took...

Er, yes it was. Well, it wasn't intended, I took it out of the bag, and it took on a life of its own - indoors. I wont tell you what my other half said. Along the lines of "Why didn't ***********...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 6th September 2005, 09:42
Replies: 32
Views: 6,906
Posted By helenol
HI Pelrin, Yes, it's the names that I like. I...

HI Pelrin, Yes, it's the names that I like. I bet the courier wondered what the hell we were up to - Snipers Blind! In large writing. No wonder he didn't charge much duty.

Ah yes, the putting it...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 6th September 2005, 07:17
Replies: 32
Views: 6,906
Posted By helenol
Received mine yesterday. Very impressed with it,...

Received mine yesterday. Very impressed with it, considering the price.

Paid just short of 10 import VAT.

Karl - Apparantly, it all depends on the goods, and what category the person at this...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 1st September 2005, 20:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By helenol
Received this morning. An exellent book. The...

Received this morning. An exellent book. The blue butterflies were so easy to i.d. with this book! Thanks again for the book info.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 1st September 2005, 20:14
Replies: 29
Views: 317
Posted By helenol
You rang. I believe it's the Fox and Hounds. ...

You rang.

I believe it's the Fox and Hounds. Five minute (not even) drive from me. Christmas Common, great little place.

I don't need a pub. Me garden will do. bottle of bordeaux, kites...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 1st September 2005, 18:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By helenol
I bought a couple of raffle tickets from the lads...

I bought a couple of raffle tickets from the lads on the OBC stand. Friendly bunch too, they were.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Thursday 1st September 2005, 17:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By helenol
Looks like a wheelie bin to me... ;)

Looks like a wheelie bin to me... ;)
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 29th August 2005, 16:18
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By helenol
Last years count was just over 200 breeding pairs...

Last years count was just over 200 breeding pairs of Red Kites in the Chilterns, not bad considering the reintroduction programme started in 1989 and lasted 5 years.

They are now beginning to...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 29th August 2005, 13:34
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By helenol
Nigel, thanks for that, I've just ordered it.

Nigel, thanks for that, I've just ordered it.
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Monday 29th August 2005, 08:38
Replies: 1,047
Views: 48,153
Posted By helenol
Have a huge influx of greenfinches at the moment....

Have a huge influx of greenfinches at the moment. Dozens and dozens of them.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 29th August 2005, 08:36
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By helenol
Thanks very much for the info. Adey thanks for...

Thanks very much for the info. Adey thanks for heads up re the various markings.

What confuses me, is that they don't usually show the upper and underside markings of a butterfly in the books, at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 28th August 2005, 07:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By helenol
Yes, I live out in the sticks, and never see a...

Yes, I live out in the sticks, and never see a fox, they've all moved into the towns, better fed there.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 27th August 2005, 17:42
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By helenol
Blue butterflies

I've been doing a search for all the blue butterfly i.d.'s on the forum, but I'm still as confused (it doesn't take much).

Here are some taken today, I had my thoughts of a chalkhill blue, but...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 26th August 2005, 21:26
Replies: 167
Views: 1,900
Posted By helenol
Go shopping in Waitrose? sorry.

Go shopping in Waitrose?

sorry.
Forum: Your Favourite Pictures From The Birdforum Gallery Friday 26th August 2005, 21:23
Replies: 1
Views: 2,434
Posted By helenol
Southern (lesser) double-collared sunbird - by Mybs

Superb.

http://www.birdforum.net/pp_gallery/showphoto.php?photo=61984
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 26th August 2005, 21:16
Replies: 167
Views: 1,900
Posted By helenol
The Thame branch is also good, and guess what, I...

The Thame branch is also good, and guess what, I will be using one of those scanner thingies soon, so I can also use those huge green box things and barge past people like I own the shop. Whahey!
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th August 2005, 11:10
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By helenol
Hi Brian As far as I know, nuthatches have one...

Hi Brian

As far as I know, nuthatches have one brood in the year, usually earlier on in the year (Apr - Jun).

I would imagine what the nuthatch is doing is storing the food somewhere in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th August 2005, 10:59
Replies: 270
Views: 17,335
Posted By helenol
LOL! I wonder why...! ;)

LOL! I wonder why...! ;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th August 2005, 10:59
Replies: 48
Views: 7,977
Posted By helenol
LOL! I wonder why...! ;)

LOL! I wonder why...! ;)
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