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Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 31st March 2015, 18:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By brianfm
Your post has brought some memories flooding back...

Your post has brought some memories flooding back to me. I wonder if our paths crossed all those years ago.

I began to visit Buttermere as a small boy around 1961. My brother had just started work...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 23rd December 2014, 09:59
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By brianfm
There seems to be enough old/young faces turning...

There seems to be enough old/young faces turning up here to begin a new section.
Mabel used to write some interesting posts from Dublin and used to have me jealous as Glaucous Gulls always seemed to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 11th August 2014, 12:19
Replies: 4
Views: 2,691
Posted By brianfm
Must admit I'd never heard of Collingwood Ingram...

Must admit I'd never heard of Collingwood Ingram until I saw this book advertised on the internet. I've just had a copy delivered today from Amazon which is to be a gift for a friend of mine who is...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th August 2014, 18:09
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By brianfm
I DO NOT BELIEVE IT! You can't be 24 as that...

I DO NOT BELIEVE IT! You can't be 24 as that would make me...........good grief :eek!:

I dropped out of Ex beebers long ago, but break my self imposed exile only to say hello to an original...
Forum: Iceland Friday 18th July 2014, 17:09
Replies: 4
Views: 3,203
Posted By brianfm
Thanks Pete, Dan and Andy. Plenty to mull...

Thanks Pete, Dan and Andy. Plenty to mull over.
I think I do need to get the guiding sorted and work from there. I'm assuming the guiding won't be a problem if we come up with the appropriate...
Forum: Iceland Tuesday 15th July 2014, 09:02
Replies: 4
Views: 3,203
Posted By brianfm
Iceland Trip May 2015...Information Please.

My friend and I are about to begin planning a trip to Iceland in May 2015. (Precise dates not set as yet, but because of other commitments it does have to be May). Probably staying 7-10 days ...
Forum: Hungary Monday 30th June 2014, 17:57
Replies: 21
Views: 36,085
Posted By brianfm
Well, I made my second visit to Farm Lator and...

Well, I made my second visit to Farm Lator and recently returned on 21st June. Graham, Sam and I received the usual warm welcome and advice from Rob de Jong and enjoyed a butterfly tour led by Rob. ...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 9th October 2013, 18:18
Replies: 27
Views: 6,415
Posted By brianfm
''I'm a grumpy old bat most of the time'' Oh, I...

''I'm a grumpy old bat most of the time''

Oh, I wouldn't have said that your grumpy most of the time Gill!;)

As for manners in hides.........Most young people in hides I've come across cause little...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 30th September 2013, 17:58
Replies: 25
Views: 8,075
Posted By brianfm
I don't think you would be disappointed Nick,if...

I don't think you would be disappointed Nick,if you get the chance to stay at Farm Lator. We didn't come across many birders there, as most most of the folk we came across seemed more interested in...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 30th September 2013, 12:30
Replies: 25
Views: 8,075
Posted By brianfm
Thanks for a very informative report. I stayed at...

Thanks for a very informative report.
I stayed at Farm Lator in the Bukk Hills a few years ago and well remember the muddy roads. When walking on the road in the Little Hortobagy I can only describe...
Forum: Northumberland Thursday 1st August 2013, 12:54
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
The road is quite good but, I don't really know...

The road is quite good but, I don't really know how far it goes. You leave the wooded area and enter a more open area fairly quickly. I believe you can get up onto Cheviot by this route but I'm...
Forum: Northumberland Thursday 1st August 2013, 10:53
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
Take a look here for some info from my visit in...

Take a look here for some info from my visit in May of this year
http://killybirder.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/harthopea-pleasant-valley-sunday.html

If your prepared to cycle up past Langleeford Farm...
Forum: Hungary Wednesday 10th July 2013, 15:38
Replies: 21
Views: 36,085
Posted By brianfm
Just this week confirmed our booking for 3 places...

Just this week confirmed our booking for 3 places in June 2014 with Farm Lator again. I'm not usually one for returning to places as there are such a wide option of areas to visit, but this booking...
Forum: Hungary Tuesday 26th March 2013, 15:49
Replies: 21
Views: 36,085
Posted By brianfm
I was surprised to see this thread active again,...

I was surprised to see this thread active again, but thanks David we did have excellent sightings of both Penduline Tits (at the fish ponds) and Bluethroat (during guided trip on the Hortobagy. ...
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Wednesday 25th July 2012, 18:20
Replies: 3
Views: 3,209
Posted By brianfm
Thanks for that. I'll take a closer look at...

Thanks for that. I'll take a closer look at them.

Just realised I've posted under wrong heading. This should be under photographic tripods. Please feel free to shift it.
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Wednesday 25th July 2012, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 3,209
Posted By brianfm
Giottos Vitruvian VGRN 8255......Advice.

I'm getting back in to photography and have been looking at purchasing a tripod. I require something light, but stable. The Giottos Vitruvian seems to fit the bill. I was wondering if anyone has...
Forum: Northumberland Monday 17th October 2011, 19:16
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
Now to find the Jack Snipe![/QUOTE] I may well...

Now to find the Jack Snipe![/QUOTE]

I may well see you there, and this time may even recognise you.;)
Forum: Northumberland Monday 17th October 2011, 19:08
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
Is it the one to the right of the path once you...

Is it the one to the right of the path once you enter the wooded area from between the horsefields, as you walk from the visitors' centre?[/QUOTE]

No.

Walk past the visitor centre along the hedged...
Forum: Switzerland Sunday 4th September 2011, 11:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By brianfm
Thanks once again for the info. Cain by all...

Thanks once again for the info. Cain by all accounts had a great two weeks in Switzerland. No Wallcreeper seen, but sightings did include the likes of Nutcracker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker and Crag...
Forum: Northumberland Sunday 4th September 2011, 11:42
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
Great eight hours yesterday spent on the waves...

Great eight hours yesterday spent on the waves with http://www.northernexperiencewildlifetours.co.uk/

I had thought that eight hours might be a bit long for me, but in the event it wasn't long...
Forum: Northumberland Friday 19th August 2011, 20:46
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
Pleased to hear that you had a good day Paul, and...

Pleased to hear that you had a good day Paul, and that a few waders put in an appearance at the pond and that the Roseates obliged. We may be bumping into you if you keep returning.

Cheers.
Forum: Northumberland Monday 15th August 2011, 11:24
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
If you can manage another trip to St Mary's this...

If you can manage another trip to St Mary's this week it's probably a good time to catch Roseate Terns. Best seen maybe two hours before the highest tide as they land on the rocks south of of the...
Forum: Northumberland Tuesday 9th August 2011, 15:40
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
Hi Mark I was with Middy24 and another birder...

Hi Mark

I was with Middy24 and another birder yesterday evening and we all believed we had seen a Spotted Redshank. I continue to believe we did.
I saw what I think was probably the same bird at...
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Wednesday 3rd August 2011, 19:54
Replies: 3
Views: 2,694
Posted By brianfm
This may be of interest for anyone wishing to...

This may be of interest for anyone wishing to support the RSPB Project and collect some very nice postage stamps at the same...
Forum: Northumberland Sunday 24th July 2011, 19:55
Replies: 9,965
Views: 2,123,866
Posted By brianfm
Hi Paul Gill's already put you in the picture...

Hi Paul

Gill's already put you in the picture regarding Holywell. I believe the paths are even better now than since Gill was last there last year, as the N Trust have recently renewed them.

The...
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