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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 11:21
Replies: 33
Views: 5,742
Posted By RobinD
Hi Nick, I've been meaning to post an update...

Hi Nick, I've been meaning to post an update after our visit.

The report you mention: https://www.cloudbirders.com/tripreport/repository/CALLAGHER_Fuerteventura_03_2019.pdf is from my trip. The...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 15:22
Replies: 29
Views: 1,069
Posted By RobinD
I'd agree with China, then the South American...

I'd agree with China, then the South American countries.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 11th January 2019, 12:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By RobinD
Thanks for the head's up on this John, it's still...

Thanks for the head's up on this John, it's still there today but with 12 Roe Deer companions.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 27th July 2018, 14:50
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
Posted By RobinD
What a fantastic trip, brought back many fond...

What a fantastic trip, brought back many fond memories.
Forum: Mammals Saturday 14th July 2018, 21:43
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By RobinD
Hi John, Yes, I am familiar with the residents...

Hi John,

Yes, I am familiar with the residents of Cemetery Junction. Sad news is that dogs killed some of the residents last year. Not sure how they are doing now.

Sorry, I should have included a...
Forum: Mammals Friday 13th July 2018, 19:14
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By RobinD
Mammal droppings id request

Hello,

These droppings were on my lawn this morning. Would I be right in thinking that they are Muntjac? This would be a very unexpected addition to the garden list as we are quite urban, although...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 26th June 2018, 11:35
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By RobinD
Thanks for the advice, I have got a second hand...

Thanks for the advice, I have got a second hand Cannon PowerShot SX160 IS for him.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 19th June 2018, 11:27
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By RobinD
Advice please - need AA Barttery Powered Camera

Please can anyone recommend a camera for me.

My son is going on a school expedition to South Africa and Lesotho next month. This is a three week trip after completing his GCSEs.

The aim of the...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 1st June 2018, 14:32
Replies: 33
Views: 5,742
Posted By RobinD
Great report as always. Congratulations on the...

Great report as always. Congratulations on the Tropicbirds!

I have tried to persuade my friends that Fuerteventura should be our next birding trip destination, I wonder if the prospect of...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 12th January 2018, 14:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By RobinD
Great report Chris. I thoroughly enjoyed my...

Great report Chris.

I thoroughly enjoyed my spring visit to Northern Greece a couple of years ago. You have certainly made a winter trip a very appealing prospect!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 27th July 2017, 11:28
Replies: 43
Views: 14,761
Posted By RobinD
There are hundreds of Egyptian Geese along the...

There are hundreds of Egyptian Geese along the Thames valley- I have seen post breeding flocks of over 200 so you can tick them as a Cat C species. I'm pretty sure that they have never been part of...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 17th May 2017, 14:40
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By RobinD
Thanks Andy, that was the debate I was having...

Thanks Andy, that was the debate I was having with myself but on further research, I agree with you that it is the local subspecies of Marsh.

Kind regards,

Robin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 16th May 2017, 10:38
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By RobinD
Fritillary - Northern Spain

Please can anyone confirm whether this is a Spanish Fritillary?

The picture was taken on 27th April on a roadside above a river not far from the Mallos del Riglos. Unfortunately, I did not see the...
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 14th March 2017, 14:48
Replies: 11
Views: 4,191
Posted By RobinD
Water Deer are very easy to see in my...

Water Deer are very easy to see in my sister-in-law's garden, west of Bedford, sat on a sofa with a glass in your hand B (:
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 13th September 2016, 15:37
Replies: 42
Views: 2,835
Posted By RobinD
I held a Hastings rarity the other week - not a...

I held a Hastings rarity the other week - not a species relevant to this list but certainly a plumage I have not seen in the UK - a resplendent female Grey (Red!) Phalarope. A birding friend found it...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 24th July 2015, 15:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By RobinD
Where will you be based? I have no experience...

Where will you be based?

I have no experience about October but found RC Pochard and White-headed Duck easily at Laguna del Rincon in June.

Only Childonias terns I saw were Whiskered at Fuente de...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Friday 24th July 2015, 15:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By RobinD
I saw them in Sonning at 8:30 yesterday morning...

I saw them in Sonning at 8:30 yesterday morning while taking my son to school. They look as splendid as ever.
The bad news is that numbers are down again this year, by as much as a third.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 17th June 2015, 15:43
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By RobinD
RFI Cordoba Area for Next Week

Due to rather strange circumstances, I will be visiting southern Spain from 24-28th June. I am nominally there to provide support for my son's T1 diabetes during his school trip, but of course, like...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 17th June 2015, 15:42
Replies: 0
Views: 559
Posted By RobinD
RFI Cordoba Area Next Week

Due to rather strange circumstances, I will be visiting southern Spain from 24-28th June. I am nominally there to provide support for my son's T1 diabetes during his school trip, but of course, like...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 3rd June 2014, 15:52
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By RobinD
Done - they are nesting in one of my Sparrow...

Done - they are nesting in one of my Sparrow terrace nest boxes. (I have two House Sparrow nests as well!)
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Wednesday 28th May 2014, 15:37
Replies: 59
Views: 17,256
Posted By RobinD
Thanks, we found the Wall Lizards in the walls...

Thanks, we found the Wall Lizards in the walls behind the beach huts but had no luck with Green Lizard, in a couple of hours from 9:30. There were some Common Lizards too (including one basking on a...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 28th May 2014, 15:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By RobinD
We did try Hurst Castle for Glanvilles, and...

We did try Hurst Castle for Glanvilles, and didn't see a single butterfly! We explored the expanses of thrift near the fort - I presume we were looking in the right place?

The result was that we...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 24th May 2014, 17:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By RobinD
Thanks for the help, not sure we'll make it to...

Thanks for the help, not sure we'll make it to look for Glanvilles but I will try Bentley wood for the Frits...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Friday 23rd May 2014, 12:20
Replies: 59
Views: 17,256
Posted By RobinD
I am hoping for a trip out on Sunday, combining...

I am hoping for a trip out on Sunday, combining herps and butterflies with a trip south from Berkshire.

Is Portman ravine in Bournemouth the best place to look for Green and Wall Lizards and can...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 23rd May 2014, 11:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By RobinD
RFI Pearl Fritillaries

It looks like I will be able a rare trip out on Sunday and having seen all but one of the Upper Thames Butterfly species (Brown Hairstreak still eludes me), I was hoping to fill up some of the gaps...
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