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Forum: Live Bird Webcams Saturday 6th June 2020, 14:18
Replies: 37
Views: 23,099
Posted By RecoveringScot
Oh, I was just contrasting this with the way it...

Oh, I was just contrasting this with the way it used to be a couple of years ago, not that this current position is recently new. Sorry, should have been clearer.
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Friday 5th June 2020, 16:44
Replies: 37
Views: 23,099
Posted By RecoveringScot
Currently a roosting subadult Med Gull here (pic...

Currently a roosting subadult Med Gull here (pic attached). Haven't seen one here before. Also seen the usual Spoonbill, Little Egret, and Black-winged Stilt, but also a Spotted Redshank. The new...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Monday 1st June 2020, 10:35
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By RecoveringScot
2 chicks now hatched out of 4 eggs at this nest.

2 chicks now hatched out of 4 eggs at this nest.
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Monday 1st June 2020, 10:35
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By RecoveringScot
2 chicks now hatched out of 4 eggs at this nest.

2 chicks now hatched out of 4 eggs at this nest.
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Saturday 16th May 2020, 17:18
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By RecoveringScot
Loch Arkaig Osprey Webcam LIve Feed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgeLp2TX36c
Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 16th May 2020, 17:16
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By RecoveringScot
Loch Arkaig Osprey Webcam Live Feed

Up and running:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgeLp2TX36c
Forum: Conservation Sunday 15th December 2019, 17:43
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By RecoveringScot
We are all-powerful. Neither truth-telling nor...

We are all-powerful. Neither truth-telling nor consistency are virtues.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 11th December 2019, 16:39
Replies: 54
Views: 3,915
Posted By RecoveringScot
To rely on known principles of justice. If you...

To rely on known principles of justice. If you can't prove someone did something he can't be convicted of it. I was told by a conservationist in the 70s that the Scottish estate of a then...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 11th December 2019, 15:47
Replies: 54
Views: 3,915
Posted By RecoveringScot
Even though they might be pro Hen Harrier...

Even though they might be pro Hen Harrier themselves? Doesn't resemble any 'justice' I've ever heard of.

Yes it's difficult to prove, but that doesn't justify the widening of liablity to selected...
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 10:08
Replies: 1,824
Views: 420,489
Posted By RecoveringScot
Nice views of c. 150 Pinkfeet moving west at no...

Nice views of c. 150 Pinkfeet moving west at no great height over Aberdeen West End at 11:00 am.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 28th November 2019, 16:16
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By RecoveringScot
Saw these in May 2005, in a tree in the common...

Saw these in May 2005, in a tree in the common back garden area of my flat. There had been varying flock sizes (max c. 100 or so) all winter following the great influx of Nov 2004. I was really...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 17th November 2019, 12:43
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By RecoveringScot
I see on Twitter there has also been a Nuthatch....

I see on Twitter there has also been a Nuthatch. I'd have killed for that in the 70s.
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 17th November 2019, 12:34
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By RecoveringScot
I have memories of seeing two on the pond in...

I have memories of seeing two on the pond in January '77, during a big freeze (with Water Rail and Grey Heron also appearing at the time). They used the botanical name tags for underwater species of...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 17th November 2019, 09:17
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By RecoveringScot
Groovy. Can't wait for the first one over...

Groovy. Can't wait for the first one over Aberdeen.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 15th November 2019, 20:29
Replies: 52
Views: 3,639
Posted By RecoveringScot
Fair Isle Bird Obs Plans

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-50439781
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th November 2019, 07:42
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By RecoveringScot
Many thanks for the replies. They're nice little...

Many thanks for the replies. They're nice little birds, and I'd be pleased if they were added to the WP breeders.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 9th November 2019, 11:24
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By RecoveringScot
White-rumped Sandpiper

Given the recent occurrence of a flock of 11 birds on the Outer Hebrides (I was excited beyond belief to see 1 in the 70s) what are the odds of this bird having a first breeding for the Western...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 28th October 2019, 13:36
Replies: 46
Views: 4,098
Posted By RecoveringScot
Why? Personal taste innit. I remember I worked...

Why? Personal taste innit. I remember I worked with a guy once who, when I told him I had zero interest in (professional) sport, which is basically kid's games taken seriously ('Triple jump'? We...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 19:11
Replies: 31
Views: 4,373
Posted By RecoveringScot
I stopped watching them (still pay the licence...

I stopped watching them (still pay the licence fee though. Since I live alone I derive great solace from shouting obscenities at the TV, usually at journalists) because the wildlife programmes...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 17:37
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By RecoveringScot
1/2 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 3. Chaffinch...

1/2 Jackdaw Corvus monedula

3. Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs (male)
Forum: California Saturday 19th October 2019, 09:43
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By RecoveringScot
Resize and crop and lightening done with...

Resize and crop and lightening done with PhotoFiltre, a free, small editing programme which is invaluable. Took less than a minute. Looks like a Harrier to me:
Forum: Scotland Thursday 10th October 2019, 16:02
Replies: 1,824
Views: 420,489
Posted By RecoveringScot
C. 70 Pinkfeet over Union Grove, Aberdeen at...

C. 70 Pinkfeet over Union Grove, Aberdeen at 16:55, first I've seen and heard this autumn, and I've been on the lookout for them.
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 1st October 2019, 20:20
Replies: 3,613
Views: 713,838
Posted By RecoveringScot
Can I tell a 'one that got away' story? Some...

Can I tell a 'one that got away' story? Some years ago (can't remember which one now, as I didn't file the 'record' for a good reason) on a nice August afternoon, I was birdwatching on the south side...
Forum: Scotland Tuesday 1st October 2019, 18:17
Replies: 3,613
Views: 713,838
Posted By RecoveringScot
I saw one off the Ness in Sept. 2003 (accepted)....

I saw one off the Ness in Sept. 2003 (accepted). It lingered for about an hour, feeding in the company of Manx. Looked like a bit like a small Skua when not flying.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 29th September 2019, 08:39
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By RecoveringScot
The Voice of the Turtle

There has been a small series of records of Turtle Doves in the Western Isles recently. I was just idly wondering if anyone knows where these birds might originate from? I presume from the east of...
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