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Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 7th January 2020, 16:07
Replies: 144
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Posted By Britseye
My last offering before I give this one a rest...

My last offering before I give this one a rest was to remind you of a couple of old megas that bely the BB claim there never was a Tyne and Wear for recording purposes. And in doing so, I found a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th January 2020, 16:41
Replies: 144
Views: 3,328
Posted By Britseye
By the way, Nutcracker, since IIRC you are a...

By the way, Nutcracker, since IIRC you are a non-driver the next time you come to spend the day at Whitburn or Marsden Quarry this Tyne and Wear all-day bus pass might save you a couple of quid....
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th January 2020, 16:03
Replies: 144
Views: 3,328
Posted By Britseye
[QUOTE=Nutcracker;3943762]It still exists in name...

[QUOTE=Nutcracker;3943762]It still exists in name only (a 'ceremonial' and postal county only), QUOTE]

And still 'exists in law'. You missed that bit.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th January 2020, 15:30
Replies: 144
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Posted By Britseye
Yes, it is curious, isn't it. When I sat on the...

Yes, it is curious, isn't it. When I sat on the Durham Bird Club rarities Committee back in the 80s we never used to know what to do with records from Hartlepool and North Gare. 'We' might accept...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th January 2020, 15:26
Replies: 144
Views: 3,328
Posted By Britseye
Oh right. That's where your coming from. Sorry...

Oh right. That's where your coming from. Sorry for being just a normal everyday grockle.:t:

By the way, you might want to write to the Eds and point out the mistake in referring to Tyne and Wear as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th January 2020, 13:58
Replies: 144
Views: 3,328
Posted By Britseye
For some reason, can't think why ;) I found...

For some reason, can't think why ;) I found myself falling asleep last night wondering if the word 'brainfart' was a real thing or whether I'd just made it up. But I heard them using it on Talksport...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 5th January 2020, 18:28
Replies: 144
Views: 3,328
Posted By Britseye
What? Where've you been for the last 44...

What?

Where've you been for the last 44 years?


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyne_and_Wear
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 4th January 2020, 15:50
Replies: 144
Views: 3,328
Posted By Britseye
I had three separate Great Tits singing in the...

I had three separate Great Tits singing in the clement conditions during the day. Also Coal Tit in full song. Don't recall hearing either them at this time of year before? could be wrong....
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th December 2019, 15:29
Replies: 33
Views: 1,503
Posted By Britseye
Isn't it amazing that we can be held spellbound...

Isn't it amazing that we can be held spellbound by such contrasting creatures as the Leopard and the Alder Kitten! Well done on being able to pare down your choices to a nice tight fabulous fivesome,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th December 2019, 08:01
Replies: 33
Views: 1,503
Posted By Britseye
Just back late last night from three weeks of...

Just back late last night from three weeks of doing just that. Hoping to get round to writing a report before I disappear to Gambia on 7 Jan. Finished off on Christmas Day with a young male Sibe Blue...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 21st December 2019, 05:47
Replies: 58
Views: 3,526
Posted By Britseye
Hi Nick Delayed response from me due to the fact...

Hi Nick

Delayed response from me due to the fact I don't follow Birdforum while I'm out the country. Did you find the story about Wilfred Thesiger? Mark's first book Loneliness and Time - a History...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 1st December 2019, 20:24
Replies: 58
Views: 3,526
Posted By Britseye
Are you familiar with Mark Cocker's story about...

Are you familiar with Mark Cocker's story about Wilfred Thesiger and the African pygmies in Birders: Tales of a Tribe?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd November 2019, 23:32
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Britseye
Thanks for that. British Birds 96 * March 2003...

Thanks for that. British Birds 96 * March 2003 *119-131

Are you able to perhaps pdf that one, too? It was a ten-year study in Bucks (not six in Oxfords!) authored by David Snow, who also wrote the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd November 2019, 23:27
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Britseye
I haven't heard Dipper singing for years but I...

I haven't heard Dipper singing for years but I seem to recall Oct-November being a good time to hear them?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd November 2019, 18:49
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Britseye
I heard two giving what I call 'real' song on 18...

I heard two giving what I call 'real' song on 18 November this year. I've always known Song Thrush have a 2-3 week spell of 'real' singing in mid-November which then drops off in December and begins...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd November 2019, 12:38
Replies: 50
Views: 2,187
Posted By Britseye
[QUOTE=Farnboro John;3922850]From earlier this...

[QUOTE=Farnboro John;3922850]From earlier this thread possibly one previous record at Pund? /QUOTE]

Apropos of not an awful lot, just cos I'm waiting for it to stop chucking it down outside, here's...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 22nd November 2019, 00:12
Replies: 58
Views: 3,526
Posted By Britseye
You do initiate some very enjoyable threads,...

You do initiate some very enjoyable threads, Wolfbirder, Fair play to you!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 21st November 2019, 19:28
Replies: 26
Views: 2,747
Posted By Britseye
Brilliant. Absolutely brilliant. (I was seriously...

Brilliant. Absolutely brilliant. (I was seriously thinking I might go look at them next week on my way up through Cornwall, but then I saw it was 2004:-C)
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 5th November 2019, 22:40
Replies: 92
Views: 5,392
Posted By Britseye
Ginger, whether in its raw form, as a biscuit, or...

Ginger, whether in its raw form, as a biscuit, or as a sweet (i.e. candy) is highly recommended for calming the stomach and keeping mal-de-mer at bay. I use it all the time and have always managed to...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 30th October 2019, 19:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By Britseye
Name didn't ring a bell at first, but now I think...

Name didn't ring a bell at first, but now I think about it, it does. I was still shooting with a 500mm wildlife lens back when I did the trek in 1995, and when my friend picked this up in the tops of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 30th October 2019, 19:18
Replies: 46
Views: 2,717
Posted By Britseye
Hey Wolfbirder. Just catching up on threads I've...

Hey Wolfbirder. Just catching up on threads I've missed while without WiFi on St Agnes. Got to say this is the one I've enjoyed most. The ones that make you feel you're just having a chat in the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd September 2019, 21:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Britseye
Thanks for clearing that up.

Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd September 2019, 19:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Britseye
I didn't think of that. Do they overlap in that...

I didn't think of that. Do they overlap in that region?
Forum: Scotland Monday 23rd September 2019, 19:01
Replies: 3,453
Views: 691,240
Posted By Britseye
I second that on both counts.:t: I remember at...

I second that on both counts.:t: I remember at Ham Walls, Somerset, a couple of years ago having five different individual birds singing in five different consecutive trees along one of the trails.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd September 2019, 18:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Britseye
AGP en route to New Zealand

Love this sort of stuff

https://twitter.com/miranda_trust/status/1176075331301605376
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