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Forum: Information Wanted Today, 16:06
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By dragnil
Well, we all have different ideas on this but for...

Well, we all have different ideas on this but for me the weight of the outfit is a major influence. I use black lenses so I'm unsure of the weight of yours but I've had good results at Bempton by...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Today, 13:33
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By dragnil
Have you been in my garden, Buck? Female...

Have you been in my garden, Buck?
Female sparrowhawk with woodpigeon ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 29th July 2020, 16:07
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By dragnil
Could the monster bill be because it's holding...

Could the monster bill be because it's holding food?
Keep the good birds until 29 Aug!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th July 2020, 09:10
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By dragnil
I'd never claim to be expert with bird song but...

I'd never claim to be expert with bird song but the repetition of each phrase certainly says Song Thrush to me.
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 24th June 2020, 13:00
Replies: 76
Views: 3,690
Posted By dragnil
The birds are a bit boring ;) , but the reptiles...

The birds are a bit boring ;) , but the reptiles sound great. Still feeling envious as it's quiet here; we're all walking around looking like yetis...

The ferries are running again and we've booked...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 21st June 2020, 08:41
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By dragnil
Did you forget the photo?

Did you forget the photo?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 9th June 2020, 10:37
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By dragnil
I think you must be right, Nutty, one of our...

I think you must be right, Nutty, one of our pigeons must have the biggest anus outside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue... :eek!:
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 7th June 2020, 18:12
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By dragnil
Search on eBay or wherever for nestbox cameras...

Search on eBay or wherever for nestbox cameras and you'll find lots and lots from about 30 upwards. I bought mine 6 years ago and it's been super every year with birds roosting through the winter...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 7th June 2020, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By dragnil
Scatalogical mystery

Sorry if this is a result of many weeks of lock-down but my curiosity was roused by the mysterious daily arrival of excrement in the garden.

The whiteness you can see in the pictures indicates to me...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 15:07
Replies: 258
Views: 13,564
Posted By dragnil
Thanks, your reports and Gianni's pictures have...

Thanks, your reports and Gianni's pictures have made this a memorable thread - good luck.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 09:06
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By dragnil
And a lovely image that captures the bird well.

And a lovely image that captures the bird well.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 24th May 2020, 15:48
Replies: 32
Views: 1,274
Posted By dragnil
The French Pyrenees still have a lot to offer in...

The French Pyrenees still have a lot to offer in September, PM me if you want more detail, it's the only place in the world that draws us back year after year. We should be there now and have a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 24th May 2020, 15:42
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By dragnil
Very sad that only two from the nine survived....

Very sad that only two from the nine survived. Tomorrow is day 19 for our brood of nine and they are ready to go. We've been lucky with ours, all have done well and on a supplementary diet of...
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 15th May 2020, 10:53
Replies: 76
Views: 3,690
Posted By dragnil
Is this the site in Val d'Ossoue? Bizarrely, we...

Is this the site in Val d'Ossoue?
Bizarrely, we saw a pair in the shale quarry beside the road in that valley on a warm September day in 2002.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th May 2020, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By dragnil
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 12th May 2020, 14:45
Replies: 76
Views: 3,690
Posted By dragnil
You can go off people you know! Nice Marmite ;o)

You can go off people you know! Nice Marmite ;o)
Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 12th May 2020, 10:32
Replies: 76
Views: 3,690
Posted By dragnil
Grrr, please don't rub it in. We were due to set...

Grrr, please don't rub it in. We were due to set out to your patch tomorrow...
Enjoy the relaxed restrictions and good luck with the wallcreeper!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th May 2020, 13:27
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By dragnil
Seconded, that would be very helpful.

Seconded, that would be very helpful.
Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 2nd May 2020, 16:25
Replies: 258
Views: 13,564
Posted By dragnil
Is it true that the Grey Wagtail is called...

Is it true that the Grey Wagtail is called "Ballerina" in Italy? I've a feeling someone told me that, and it's such a fitting name.
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 1st May 2020, 11:28
Replies: 76
Views: 3,690
Posted By dragnil
Well, Lincoln to Luz, let's see, yes it's 99 km...

Well, Lincoln to Luz, let's see, yes it's 99 km isn't it? ;o)

PS Nice shots, they look clear and sharp.
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Sunday 26th April 2020, 18:06
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By dragnil
"Dragnil has promised to post up some phots from...

"Dragnil has promised to post up some phots from his time in the area too.

The Wallcreeper - definitely one of the highlights of living here. We used to get them over winter in the village but that...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Sunday 26th April 2020, 13:03
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By dragnil
I don't want to hi-jack this thread which gets...

I don't want to hi-jack this thread which gets better and better, but you did ask me to post a couple, so...

That's not poo behind the Booted, it's fragments of the prey in its talons. The...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 26th April 2020, 11:10
Replies: 76
Views: 3,690
Posted By dragnil
Sorry, I've lost the 15 year post - I can see the...

Sorry, I've lost the 15 year post - I can see the white one though.
Lesser pecker on 26 Aug 2000 and 27 May 18.
Has the Tour been cancelled?
Fingers crossed for August-Spetember.
Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 25th April 2020, 11:05
Replies: 76
Views: 3,690
Posted By dragnil
Ah, the infamous white post ;)

Ah, the infamous white post ;)
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 24th April 2020, 10:13
Replies: 258
Views: 13,564
Posted By dragnil
Still in "full" lockdown here and we're lucky to...

Still in "full" lockdown here and we're lucky to have a reasonable garden away from the city but the frustration is mounting. We have a wren building nests (still) and I've spent time in a portable...
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