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Forum: Egypt Thursday 13th February 2020, 07:11
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Update February 2020

I have been working on pages 3 and 4 of the bird ID guides.

I would be grateful for any help or suggestions please.


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Here is the link for all the files on Google Drive to view in...
Forum: Egypt Tuesday 28th January 2020, 15:03
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
And we should consider a 25% illiteracy rate in...

And we should consider a 25% illiteracy rate in Egypt...
Forum: Egypt Tuesday 28th January 2020, 14:49
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Thank you Delia. Great advice. I have sent the...

Thank you Delia. Great advice.

I have sent the PDF to the school to see their thoughts.

Work in progress..
Forum: Egypt Tuesday 28th January 2020, 14:27
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Thanks dantheman. All good suggestions and I will...

Thanks dantheman. All good suggestions and I will try them out.

I was on the Facebook page for Birding Egypt last night and they helped with all the Arabic text and new photos.

I need to change...
Forum: Egypt Tuesday 28th January 2020, 13:51
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
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Forum: Egypt Monday 27th January 2020, 07:05
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Yes, good point. I have zero experience with...

Yes, good point. I have zero experience with kids. I'm good with cats!! :cat:

My British friend here used to head a big school in Cairo. She has given me some good tips too. :eek!:

I will share the...
Forum: Egypt Sunday 26th January 2020, 15:52
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Thank you delia and dantheman, that was my...

Thank you delia and dantheman, that was my mistake writing black hooded crow!

Someone else mentioned changing the word clue too. Hint is good.

Noted about the plain leaf warbler.

Definitely two...
Forum: Egypt Sunday 26th January 2020, 15:15
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Creating a Bird ID Card - Advice Please

I have tried to create an ID card for easy to spot birds at El Gouna Park, a nature area whose main purpose is filtering the run off water from the nearby desalination plant.

It is a popular place...
Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 14th January 2020, 09:35
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Cold in Cairo

I had a lovely day with an Ornithologist friend at an old Botanical Garden in the centre of Cairo next to Giza Zoo.

Unfortunately they were funny about cameras and asking a lot of money for...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 31st December 2019, 06:07
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Happy New Year

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Happy New Year to all. Looking forward to my wild kestrel neighbours' story for 2020.

No more books. Just to enjoy and continue my studies of all the birds that visit El Gouna, that 30 years...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 20th December 2019, 05:46
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
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Thank you Dear Delia.

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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 12th December 2019, 07:59
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Update December 2019: Well it has been an...

Update December 2019:

Well it has been an enjoyable journey, learning along the way. I will share my experience of the process of self-publishing so far.

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It was actually a great help with...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 18th November 2019, 13:10
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Wow, interesting. Thank you Shane.

Wow, interesting. Thank you Shane.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 18th November 2019, 07:52
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Butterfly swarms

A wonderful treat here in El Gouna on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt recently. Swarms of butterflies all over town. Busy distributing pollen. As I walked around the gardens everywhere, a sudden surprise...
Forum: Food and Feeders Saturday 28th September 2019, 17:36
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Your words always bring a laugh. Poor Rufty...

Your words always bring a laugh.

Poor Rufty Tufty, I miss squirrels :-O
Forum: Migration Tuesday 24th September 2019, 06:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,870
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Here is another (bad) photograph with a honey...

Here is another (bad) photograph with a honey buzzard at the top with a gap in just one wing:

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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 16th September 2019, 14:54
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
September Update: The ten copies have arrived by...

September Update:

The ten copies have arrived by private jet into El Gouna Airport, and are currently on a private motor yacht! I will receive a call when I can collect them when they are on dry...
Forum: Migration Thursday 12th September 2019, 12:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,870
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Honey Buzzards

This poor quality photograph I took yesterday as around 40 Honey Buzzards migrated south over the Red Sea Coast of Egypt.

It is a juvenile but seems to have been through a shredder.

Any ideas as to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 31st August 2019, 14:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
I use eBird. I am trying to learn all the...

I use eBird. I am trying to learn all the different types of birds and eBird is great to see the list of what has been spotted at what time of year in a hotspot near me.

You can update the app as...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 30th August 2019, 07:18
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Thank you Laurie and Delia. I took down one of...

Thank you Laurie and Delia.

I took down one of the proof copies to the craft shop in the hotel next door to put in their cabinet. It didn't even make it, a couple of guests insisted on buying it....
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 29th August 2019, 10:03
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Update

So just an update on this self-publishing journey.

I waited a month for a response from the University Press, and unfortunately they could not see a way to successfully publish my book at this time....
Forum: Egypt Monday 5th August 2019, 08:48
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
I live in Egypt. I use the hotspots on eBird to...

I live in Egypt. I use the hotspots on eBird to see what has been spotted where and at what time.

https://ebird.org/hotspots?hs=L4302422&yr=all&m=
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 2nd August 2019, 07:09
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Thank you for inquiring about progress on the...

Thank you for inquiring about progress on the book Dear Delia.

Using Blurb is fantastic to create a high quality photo book, but the finished price is super high, and they don't deliver to Egypt....
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 15th July 2019, 07:52
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
Yes, here is a little video clip to show how far...

Yes, here is a little video clip to show how far away the nest is from my balcony:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H5XG7t5Zo8

To emphasize that I am not disturbing the nest each year by taking...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 13th July 2019, 10:49
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By GeorginaEgypt
It's a good job the young kestrels have flown the...

It's a good job the young kestrels have flown the nest. They are installing new 'tamr henna' shades over the balconies of the hotel next door and hauling them up the wall with a rope.

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