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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 21st February 2018, 18:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By Telephoto Paul
MHG has announced he is leaving ____watch after...

MHG has announced he is leaving ____watch after 12 years.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 1st February 2018, 07:32
Replies: 170
Views: 10,013
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The twitter feeds shows a Black-chested jay...

The twitter feeds shows a Black-chested jay visiting which I don't think anyone here has mentioned.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 31st January 2018, 18:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Reckon they'll definitely stick with Sherborne.

Reckon they'll definitely stick with Sherborne.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 30th January 2018, 11:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It started last night in case anyone forgot like...

It started last night in case anyone forgot like me...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 27th January 2018, 21:01
Replies: 81
Views: 12,675
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I've moved to a new desk at work that has a much...

I've moved to a new desk at work that has a much better view and have just started a list. This was prompted by a sparrowhawk doing a display over the trees (a bird I normally only see the rear off...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 25th January 2018, 23:20
Replies: 170
Views: 10,013
Posted By Telephoto Paul
There was just a night time opossum.

There was just a night time opossum.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 13th January 2018, 19:17
Replies: 18
Views: 1,797
Posted By Telephoto Paul
People complain about that every time and the...

People complain about that every time and the answer is exactly the same every time. The BBC can only afford to do these programme if they sell them to other broadcasters around the world. Most...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 23rd October 2017, 19:05
Replies: 19
Views: 4,612
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It's on now...

It's on now...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 4th October 2017, 19:29
Replies: 2
Views: 1,531
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Blue Planet II

16 years after the original, the BBC returns with Blue Planet II.

Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_38JDGnr0vA

I believe the first episode airs 29 October.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 2nd October 2017, 20:30
Replies: 3
Views: 1,809
Posted By Telephoto Paul
So far it's far exceeding my expectations for a...

So far it's far exceeding my expectations for a C5 nature series.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd September 2017, 17:23
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Like anyone I get that buzz from a lifer, but...

Like anyone I get that buzz from a lifer, but mostly I'm guided by desire to try to take (or at least attempt to) world-class photos. So a good day is not about large numbers of species or year-lists...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 21st September 2017, 07:30
Replies: 3
Views: 1,809
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Alaska - A year in the Wild (UK C5)

This started this week.
http://www.channel5.com/show/alaska-a-year-in-the-wild-2/
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th September 2017, 22:05
Replies: 24
Views: 3,615
Posted By Telephoto Paul
There's some not particularly pleasant footage of...

There's some not particularly pleasant footage of Cuba's flamingos post hurricane. It's hard to image many type of birds worst suited to riding out the storm.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 15th June 2017, 19:04
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Ratings for the main show have been between 1.72m...

Ratings for the main show have been between 1.72m to 2.75m. I believe that's similar to last year so it seems to holding up even after 12 years.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 15th June 2017, 10:01
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I've enjoyed it as much as any previous series. ...

I've enjoyed it as much as any previous series. The nature of the place (pun intended) does mean the show feels a bit more divorced from the location; mostly because it's been a lot more nest cams...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 15th June 2017, 08:41
Replies: 472
Views: 74,864
Posted By Telephoto Paul
In the UK: Barn, Short-Eared, Tawny,...

In the UK: Barn, Short-Eared, Tawny, Little.
Outside the UK: Great Grey.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 2nd June 2017, 06:56
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Overall a decent first week with an interesting...

Overall a decent first week with an interesting mix of subjects. It is noticeable there's less cutting away to live cameras because something has wandered in to shot.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 30th May 2017, 11:12
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Given worked farmland is the bulk of our non...

Given worked farmland is the bulk of our non urban land, IMO there's a lot of value in them giving it some focus. However I suspect given 'the unique way the BBC is funded', Springwatch will have to...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 29th May 2017, 15:23
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Expect some Long Eared Owlets.

Expect some Long Eared Owlets.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 29th May 2017, 10:21
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Springwatch 2017

Today is the day and the streams has gone live. I haven't spent long watching the streams and I only caught half of the morning show. So far they've shown the following cams:

Bullfinch, Bluetit,...
Forum: Canon Thursday 11th May 2017, 13:22
Replies: 11
Views: 6,212
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Once you start photographing distant subjects,...

Once you start photographing distant subjects, atmospherics can come in to play which will start to put a limit on what is achievable - this will result in closer performances between high and...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 6th May 2017, 12:14
Replies: 22
Views: 6,790
Posted By Telephoto Paul
He's called himself a roving reporter on Twitter...

He's called himself a roving reporter on Twitter so I think they've still cut back to just two main presenters.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 4th May 2017, 17:16
Replies: 22
Views: 6,790
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I think it's natural not to be as automatically...

I think it's natural not to be as automatically excited about you're not familar with as places you are. But I've never failed to enjoy the majority of previous series so I think I'll give them the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 4th May 2017, 11:22
Replies: 22
Views: 6,790
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Based on the descriptions in that press release,...

Based on the descriptions in that press release, I think it's going to be a look at 'typical english countryside' (or rather 'this is what typical english countryside could be like if better...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 4th May 2017, 10:02
Replies: 22
Views: 6,790
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The answer is: The National Trust's Sherborne...

The answer is: The National Trust's Sherborne Park Estate, Gloucestershire.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2017/springwatch-new-home

BTW: that's breaking news. The press release has...
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