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Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 15th October 2018, 16:59
Replies: 136
Views: 18,743
Posted By gnome
I wonder who saw it. I'd hate to slog all the way...

I wonder who saw it. I'd hate to slog all the way down to Cornwall just for a Blackcap!
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 10th July 2018, 22:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By gnome
Bucks Southern Emerald Damselfly Info?

Saw this on BDS sightings page.

"Southern Emerald Damselfly
32 on small pond and adjacent scrubby footpath just off the A40 near the reclycing centre east of Beaconsfield."

Does anyone have any...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 19th April 2018, 12:55
Replies: 33
Views: 3,706
Posted By gnome
Thanks for that most helpful! As the bird has...

Thanks for that most helpful! As the bird has still been seen today, I'm going to go for it tomorrow. Fingers crossed!

Adam
Forum: Rare Bird Information Wednesday 18th April 2018, 17:31
Replies: 33
Views: 3,706
Posted By gnome
I was wondering whether someone with local...

I was wondering whether someone with local knowledge could help me. Assuming that this bird is reported again over the next day, I'll be up in the general area Friday afternoon and Saturday morning...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 4th March 2018, 22:41
Replies: 135
Views: 15,371
Posted By gnome
Thanks Alan. Maybe see you in the hide tomorrow...

Thanks Alan. Maybe see you in the hide tomorrow then.

Adam
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 4th March 2018, 20:24
Replies: 135
Views: 15,371
Posted By gnome
Thought I might pop down to Ibsley Water tomorrow...

Thought I might pop down to Ibsley Water tomorrow (Monday) to take a look at the Thayer's Gull. Are there any tips that anyone could offer: e.g. when it normally come in and it's favoured roosting...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 17th October 2017, 19:13
Replies: 46
Views: 4,802
Posted By gnome
Just wondering if there's any more details on...

Just wondering if there's any more details on this bird such as how often it's been showing etc. There's been very little on RBA since it was first reported as a possible Arctic at dusk two days ago,...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 12th October 2017, 19:59
Replies: 95
Views: 11,641
Posted By gnome
Anyone got any more information on this bird?...

Anyone got any more information on this bird? E.g. how well and frequently it's showing and at what distance etc.

TIA


Adam
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Wednesday 12th July 2017, 18:05
Replies: 276
Views: 95,703
Posted By gnome
As I live relatively nearby in Oxon, I was...

As I live relatively nearby in Oxon, I was wondering if someone could PM me directions to the Warwickshire Dune Helleborine site?

TIA


Adam
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Saturday 24th June 2017, 13:06
Replies: 276
Views: 95,703
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm due up in the North East at the end...

Hi all, I'm due up in the North East at the end of this coming week to pick up my daughter from Durham University so I thought that I'd take the opportunity to do more on my new-found interest and...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 19th June 2017, 16:07
Replies: 276
Views: 95,703
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm off to South Wales on Friday to pick...

Hi all,
I'm off to South Wales on Friday to pick up my daughter from Uni. I was thinking of stopping off en route at Kenfig Nature Reserve to have a look at the various orchids there. Will the Fen...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 11th June 2017, 19:29
Replies: 172
Views: 13,734
Posted By gnome
I'd also be keen to know for how long at a time...

I'd also be keen to know for how long at a time it goes missing. My guess from the RBA reports is for up to 3 hours but I'd welcome clarification from someone who has been there
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 11th June 2017, 18:33
Replies: 172
Views: 13,734
Posted By gnome
For anyone planning a visit there tomorrow, RBA...

For anyone planning a visit there tomorrow, RBA is reporting that work is planned on "Tern Island" tomorrow from about 1 p.m.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Sunday 12th March 2017, 19:27
Replies: 40
Views: 6,889
Posted By gnome
It's been reported as "no sign" this morning...

It's been reported as "no sign" this morning (Sunday). However, I do wonder if that was just someone staking out one of its two preferred locations (e.g. the Kerver Lane footpath) and not bothering...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 16th January 2017, 18:39
Replies: 16
Views: 2,578
Posted By gnome
For those who are interested, yesterday...

For those who are interested, yesterday afternoon, after it disappeared from its favoured field it was re-located south of the river and south of the woodland area in a crop field here...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Monday 5th December 2016, 09:17
Replies: 136
Views: 11,763
Posted By gnome
I went to a talk on "What Makes a Species" where...

I went to a talk on "What Makes a Species" where the basic conclusion was that it's actually surprisingly hard to define properly. Instead, the speaker's team decided to take an empirical approach...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Tuesday 18th October 2016, 15:50
Replies: 121
Views: 15,902
Posted By gnome
I was one of those disciplined birders who held...

I was one of those disciplined birders who held off until Monday and picked up my two-for-one bonus bird. The bird seems to be spending all it's time beneath the gas terminal fence these days (or at...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Saturday 15th October 2016, 18:14
Replies: 121
Views: 15,902
Posted By gnome
There haven't been very many RBA updates today on...

There haven't been very many RBA updates today on this bird. I'm assuming that this is because most people have already seen it rather than it actually going missing for any length of time - could...
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 13th October 2016, 18:22
Replies: 121
Views: 15,902
Posted By gnome
FYI the bird is reported on RBA to have flown...

FYI the bird is reported on RBA to have flown "out of view" at 17:50.
Forum: Rare Bird Information Thursday 13th October 2016, 16:55
Replies: 121
Views: 15,902
Posted By gnome
Could someone clarify where exactly it is? RBA is...

Could someone clarify where exactly it is? RBA is saying "by old school opposite car park. Park on B1445, walk down Vicars Lane and follow road to left." . Looking on Streetview, there are two...
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 11th October 2016, 19:49
Replies: 25,856
Views: 7,367,502
Posted By gnome
OK, I went down today to try for it today so I'm...

OK, I went down today to try for it today so I'm going to answer my own question in case anyone else might be interested. The location "250 yards" west of the crossroads" is fairly easy to find and...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 9th October 2016, 20:21
Replies: 25,856
Views: 7,367,502
Posted By gnome
Hi all, I'm thinking of paying a visit to...

Hi all,

I'm thinking of paying a visit to Norfolk in order to try for the Radde's Warbler at Holkham and I was wondering if anyone could fill me in on how easy it might be actually to see it. RBA...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 18th August 2016, 21:51
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By gnome
Thanks! Much appreciated Adam

Thanks! Much appreciated

Adam
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 16th August 2016, 23:06
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By gnome
Caterpillar ID

Can anyone ID this caterpillar for me, found in grass by Pendeen lighthouse down in Cornwall?

TIA


Adam
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 11th August 2016, 10:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,896
Posted By gnome
Hi John, Well done on getting your Willows but a...

Hi John,
Well done on getting your Willows but a shame about the SMH at Wat Tyler. Can I just check on the details of where you were looking at Alton Water? When you say you went westwards from the...
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