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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 31st January 2017, 15:04
Replies: 62
Views: 4,531
Posted By markgrubb
Ah, I had hoped the lack of trip reports from you...

Ah, I had hoped the lack of trip reports from you had meant that you had stopped being airlines Andrew and had settled down to the grind of daily patch listing on the Ness :-). But seriously sounds...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 18th January 2017, 13:28
Replies: 39
Views: 12,304
Posted By markgrubb
There is a fish farm near Aviemore that does...

There is a fish farm near Aviemore that does exactly that. Maybe they could help you if you get in touch. Clearly there is some demand for them to be operating...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 3rd September 2016, 09:33
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By markgrubb
Speckled wood have expanded their range in E...

Speckled wood have expanded their range in E Lothian a lot in the last few years. I have seen them at 6 or 7 places? . Do you know this forum ?-It posts local sightings and is a useful source of...
Forum: Scotland Saturday 30th July 2016, 19:23
Replies: 3,262
Views: 609,201
Posted By markgrubb
Well if he's not actually on patch and posting...

Well if he's not actually on patch and posting (no doubt off twitching or gadding off to some foreign climes) then no. But good to see the pictures are right back on form
Forum: Sea Watch Saturday 16th January 2016, 06:21
Replies: 14
Views: 6,171
Posted By markgrubb
Andrew's suggestion of the Isle of May is a good...

Andrew's suggestion of the Isle of May is a good one-it is a brilliant place to visit. The Scottish seabird centre at North Berwick does a trip to the Isle of May for 45 with 2 and a half hours on...
Forum: Scotland Sunday 6th December 2015, 11:57
Replies: 1,802
Views: 419,938
Posted By markgrubb
Finally a decent day to get out and a couple of...

Finally a decent day to get out and a couple of pleasant hours were spent down at Torness. There is a long staying barred warbler present at feeders between Thorntonloch and Torness and it was...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 14th June 2015, 14:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By markgrubb
Chances are pretty low I would have said. Have...

Chances are pretty low I would have said.

Have you thought about going down the A7 over Langholm Moor instead-very good chances of hen harriers/other raptors. Friends on an outing had excellent...
Forum: Scotland Sunday 5th April 2015, 17:56
Replies: 1,802
Views: 419,938
Posted By markgrubb
Wow!!

Wow!!
Forum: Scotland Sunday 5th April 2015, 16:47
Replies: 1,802
Views: 419,938
Posted By markgrubb
Were these all Lothian sightings Geoff? I've read...

Were these all Lothian sightings Geoff? I've read your last few posts with interest.

I did a few tetrads in Borders region for the Atlas and have also walked and looked in the area in spring a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 4th February 2015, 20:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By markgrubb
Look on Kris Gibbs excellent website Birding...

Look on Kris Gibbs excellent website Birding Lothian for latest sightings. Bean geese and Wf in E Lothian and well within an hour from your list
Forum: Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes Sunday 25th January 2015, 15:47
Replies: 24
Views: 2,865
Posted By markgrubb
Here in Edinburgh 16 species-best a goldcrest and...

Here in Edinburgh 16 species-best a goldcrest and 4 reed buntings
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 2nd December 2014, 06:35
Replies: 1,802
Views: 419,938
Posted By markgrubb
There is a bordersbirdnews Yahoo group(not sure...

There is a bordersbirdnews Yahoo group(not sure if it is a closed group). I get their messages and there has been nothing of note in the St Abbs area recently
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 9th November 2014, 10:33
Replies: 13
Views: 2,872
Posted By markgrubb
I remember looking this up topic before-a few...

I remember looking this up topic before-a few years ago we had an osprey in the Scottish Borders well into November whilst doing winter Atlas work. There are a few records even nto December,...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 14th October 2014, 20:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By markgrubb
I took the Nice to Bastia ferry(leaves early...

I took the Nice to Bastia ferry(leaves early afternoon and gets in around 8) 3 years ago and these were my notes

Nice to Bastia Ferry-the journey out was fairly quiet. We spotted a couple of pods of...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 31st July 2014, 18:16
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By markgrubb
Thanks for posting the report Paul. It reminds me...

Thanks for posting the report Paul. It reminds me of a few trips en famille to campsites in France that I had. I always enjoyed sneaking off early morning to see what i could find in the area-always...
Forum: Other Wildlife Monday 28th July 2014, 08:35
Replies: 12
Views: 4,991
Posted By markgrubb
Google checklist of megadrile earthworms and...

Google checklist of megadrile earthworms and Iceland, Andy and that should get you to the paper
Forum: Other Wildlife Saturday 26th July 2014, 21:52
Replies: 12
Views: 4,991
Posted By markgrubb
They are nearly all introduced-18sp with some...

They are nearly all introduced-18sp with some probably coming with Greenland settlers-8sp a long time ago. No link but have a pdf file if interested
Forum: Scotland Saturday 26th April 2014, 15:25
Replies: 1,802
Views: 419,938
Posted By markgrubb
The easterly winds and overnight rain suggested...

The easterly winds and overnight rain suggested that birding in East Lothian might be promising so I headed down the A1 with a friend. The wind had switched to the SE and it was quite mild with the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 31st March 2014, 20:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By markgrubb
Most car hire companies in the Canaries don't...

Most car hire companies in the Canaries don't allow inter island travel. That was certainly our experience when we asked our car hire firm about the short journey from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote-I...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 12th January 2014, 13:33
Replies: 34
Views: 6,886
Posted By markgrubb
There were quite a few folk looking today in...

There were quite a few folk looking today in perfect calm conditions. Most of the scoters were a long way out and it was not among the velvets that were closer in. It could easily be around though....
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 10th December 2013, 05:16
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By markgrubb
What an amazing, detailed report. thanks for...

What an amazing, detailed report. thanks for sharing it with us
Forum: Scotland Monday 9th December 2013, 12:08
Replies: 1,802
Views: 419,938
Posted By markgrubb
The last two times I have been to Musselburgh...

The last two times I have been to Musselburgh there have been 3 or 4 twite along the sea wall-last time was a week ago
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 5th December 2013, 06:11
Replies: 16
Views: 3,593
Posted By markgrubb
That must have been quite a sight!! Fantastic

That must have been quite a sight!! Fantastic
Forum: Romania Thursday 28th November 2013, 05:35
Replies: 6
Views: 2,147
Posted By markgrubb
None of the links seem to work for me-server not...

None of the links seem to work for me-server not found
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 8th November 2013, 06:55
Replies: 502
Views: 73,435
Posted By markgrubb
Great stuff-really enjoying your reports

Great stuff-really enjoying your reports
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