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Forum: Say Hello Saturday 30th June 2018, 19:43
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Hi there Kathy Welcome to BirdForum, hope you...

Hi there Kathy

Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy things here.


You don't say where you are in West Yorks but there is a thread for all things Yorkshire located HERE...
Forum: Yorkshire Thursday 21st June 2018, 19:08
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Really depends on the route you are taking - the...

Really depends on the route you are taking - the ones you mention are all within easy distance of M62.
If you are coming over and heading for the A64 then maybe Askham Bog just west of York....
Forum: Yorkshire Wednesday 13th June 2018, 18:25
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Keith Dickinson
To be fair St Aidan's and Fairburn Ings are only...

To be fair St Aidan's and Fairburn Ings are only a short drive apart so it is possible to do both in one day.
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 27th May 2018, 19:01
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Hi Sorento Welcome to BirdForum, hope you...

Hi Sorento


Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy things here.

There's a thread for all things Yorkshire located HERE (https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=61534)

Agree with Delia and Rich...
Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 20:39
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Thanks Richard - one of many targets for tomorrow

Thanks Richard - one of many targets for tomorrow
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 21st May 2018, 19:10
Replies: 99
Views: 14,965
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Webs Count from Sunday - very pleasant morning...

Webs Count from Sunday - very pleasant morning until the dragon racing boats turned up

Mute Swan - 43
No sign of the whooper swan

Canada goose - 14

Greylag goose - 1
Mallard - 29
Tufted duck - 4
Forum: Yorkshire Friday 18th May 2018, 19:47
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Wood warblers seem to be in short supply this...

Wood warblers seem to be in short supply this year around the Strid. Any spot flys there?
Redstart were pretty showy the other week especially as you enter the wood from the upstream on the Storiths...
Forum: Yorkshire Thursday 10th May 2018, 20:07
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Talking with a regular at Strid Woods - he...

Talking with a regular at Strid Woods - he reckoned the wood warblers are getting later last year it was back end of May before he heard them and the following month before he located one to get a...
Forum: Yorkshire Wednesday 9th May 2018, 20:22
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Dawn Chorus 2018

The Dawn Chorus meet was put back a day as there was a bicycle race in the area on the Sunday so it was somewhat depleted bunch of birders who turned up at Barden Bridge at 0630. The weather was...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 6th May 2018, 19:32
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Hi there Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy...

Hi there

Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy things here.

There's a thread for all things Yorkshire located HERE (https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=61534)

Keep a look out for threads...
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 5th May 2018, 21:16
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Yesterday as there was a bike race through...

Yesterday as there was a bike race through Pontefract I took the day off work and went East.
Stopped off at Swinefleet to watch a dozen dotterel in a ploughed field - a great start to the day then...
Forum: Yorkshire Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 09:12
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
So far this year no birds have been seen. Bomb...

So far this year no birds have been seen. Bomb bays area is probably the best but it is variable each year. An early morning walk from village side to King Rudding Lane should prove successful for...
Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 24th April 2018, 20:06
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Thinking that maybe not everybody goes to the...

Thinking that maybe not everybody goes to the meet pages click HERE (https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=360453)
to find out about the next BF meet
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 11th April 2018, 19:09
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Hi Owhy Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy...

Hi Owhy

Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy things here.

There's a thread for all things Yorkshire located HERE (https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=61534)

Keep a look out for threads...
Forum: Yorkshire Sunday 18th March 2018, 10:01
Replies: 99
Views: 14,965
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Webs count today - in a nithering wind 1 Whooper...

Webs count today - in a nithering wind
1 Whooper swan
43 Mute swan
9 Canada geese
1 Greylag goose - probably domesticated
33 Mallard
43 Tufted duck
1 Great crested grebe
2 Moorhen
6 Coot
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 17th March 2018, 19:36
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By Keith Dickinson
We had one at Welwick near Spurn the other week...

We had one at Welwick near Spurn the other week but that is the first I have seen in Yorkshire for ages. Blacktoft used to be a good bet in winter but for some years now they have been hit and miss
Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 30th January 2018, 21:34
Replies: 99
Views: 14,965
Posted By Keith Dickinson
The gulls are moving from East Leeds across to...

The gulls are moving from East Leeds across to Eccup Reservoir in North Leeds - they stream over my house which is sort of midway between. I was down there last Wednesday and whilst there was c100...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 14th January 2018, 18:09
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Hi Melv Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy...

Hi Melv

Welcome to BirdForum, hope you enjoy things here.

There's a thread for all things Yorkshire located HERE (http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=61534)

Keep a look out for threads title...
Forum: Yorkshire Friday 15th December 2017, 18:51
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Hi Arthur - your bird sounds like it could be a...

Hi Arthur - your bird sounds like it could be a juvenile blackbird. They have dark bills but can be quite light coloured until the first body moult.
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 25th November 2017, 17:06
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
It's the location of the plant that is the...

It's the location of the plant that is the problem, the A1 from M18 junction through to North of Ripon is congested almost 24/7. The A59 is a major artery from York to Harrogate and also takes a...
Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 21st November 2017, 20:15
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
http://www.stopthebeetfactory.co.uk/ This is in...

http://www.stopthebeetfactory.co.uk/ This is in the planning process. A large plant close by the A1 A59 junction. The nearest beet fields are in South Yorks. Imagine what this is gonna mean to the...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 14th November 2017, 17:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Sourced an adapter - less than 7.00 from Amazon...

Sourced an adapter - less than 7.00 from Amazon - arrived today, have attached lens to camera just got to wait for tomorrow to try it out
Forum: Canon Sunday 12th November 2017, 15:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Thanks guys - now to source an adapter.

Thanks guys - now to source an adapter.
Forum: Canon Sunday 12th November 2017, 13:52
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By Keith Dickinson
Mirror lenses on a DSLR?

I have found my old Tamron 500mm mirror lens from back when I was shooting slide film in the 1980's. I now have a Canon 750D and am wondering whether it is worth while getting a T adapter to attach...
Forum: Yorkshire Sunday 12th November 2017, 13:48
Replies: 21,222
Views: 4,592,790
Posted By Keith Dickinson
No sign of the bird up to 1300 hrs.

No sign of the bird up to 1300 hrs.
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