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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 8th March 2016, 20:33
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Vespa
Thanks - I thought the bill was quite bulky but I...

Thanks - I thought the bill was quite bulky but I guess there's a lot of variance. The rest seems to stack up though...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 7th March 2016, 21:42
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Vespa
Gull, London, Feb 16

Any thoughts on this long-billed individual?

Thanks.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 3rd January 2016, 17:09
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By Vespa
Pied Wagtail? Behaviour sounds like a wagtail and...

Pied Wagtail? Behaviour sounds like a wagtail and they can be quite confiding...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 14th September 2015, 20:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By Vespa
Tempting to send a sarcastic message via the...

Tempting to send a sarcastic message via the contact page, but probably best not to alert them to any criticism and hope the wildlife crime unit deal with it.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 14th September 2015, 19:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By Vespa
Is this site for real? Check out the grumpy...

Is this site for real? Check out the grumpy message on the 'contact us' page - now that's customer service!!

http://www.devonbutterflies.co.uk/contact-us
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 18th June 2015, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By Vespa
Here's 'our' Greater Legs for comparison.....

Here's 'our' Greater Legs for comparison.....
Forum: Norfolk Wednesday 18th February 2015, 21:06
Replies: 25,939
Views: 7,740,178
Posted By Vespa
Looking at its history its the same one I...

Looking at its history its the same one I photographed a year ago almost to the day...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th October 2014, 20:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By Vespa
There are a couple of good Richard's/Blyth's...

There are a couple of good Richard's/Blyth's comparison flight shots on this post:

http://birdingbeijing.com/2012/05/04/blyths-pipits-and-more/

It looks a bit long tailed for Blyth's.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 25th October 2014, 20:25
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By Vespa
It is indeed...

It is indeed...
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 25th October 2014, 18:46
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,850,693
Posted By Vespa
Signed. I was at Spurn for a few hours today...

Signed.

I was at Spurn for a few hours today (quiet day, Merlin highlight!) and read the planning application notice. It seems Sandy Beaches are moving inland as the information suggests the phased...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 8th October 2014, 18:46
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By Vespa
Just travelled back yesterday. At St Mary's I...

Just travelled back yesterday. At St Mary's I was asked if I wanted to wheel my large case on (with a rucksack and camera which I had as hand luggage) or put it in the container.

So while I can't...
Forum: Norfolk Thursday 18th September 2014, 21:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,503
Posted By Vespa
This shows when the best tides...

This shows when the best tides are:

http://www.rspb.org.uk/Images/Timetable20132014_tcm9-277564.pdf
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Saturday 13th September 2014, 21:41
Replies: 180
Views: 15,819
Posted By Vespa
a) Apple b) iPhone 4s

a) Apple
b) iPhone 4s
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 1st September 2014, 21:20
Replies: 42
Views: 8,483
Posted By Vespa
Can't work out from that if the funding is going...

Can't work out from that if the funding is going to restore the road? Or is the plan to ferry people down on some money-extracting vehicle?

Not that I get the chance very often, but driving down to...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 27th June 2014, 21:35
Replies: 17
Views: 3,124
Posted By Vespa
You're all being too kind, it was a bloody awful...

You're all being too kind, it was a bloody awful programme.

Alison Steadman is indeed a very good actor, but ironically I got the feeling she couldn't cover up the fact that she couldn't wait to...
Forum: Dorset Thursday 12th June 2014, 22:25
Replies: 17
Views: 4,364
Posted By Vespa
There is a good bus service from Bournemouth to...

There is a good bus service from Bournemouth to the ferry at Sandbanks for Brownsea Island. It's quite a pricey day out though - ferry, National Trust entry, then entry into the Dorset Wildlife Trust...
Forum: Dorset Wednesday 11th June 2014, 21:03
Replies: 17
Views: 4,364
Posted By Vespa
I was there on the beach a couple of weeks ago. ...

I was there on the beach a couple of weeks ago. Check out the gulls - at least one Med Gull is patrolling up and down on a regular basis!
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 4th June 2014, 21:45
Replies: 37
Views: 6,220
Posted By Vespa
This is the only other shot I have of the bird,...

This is the only other shot I have of the bird, unfortunately some of the primaries are obscured by a reed. However, the bird has moved and the primary that was displaced is now back in formation....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd June 2014, 18:49
Replies: 37
Views: 6,220
Posted By Vespa
Here are a few more images which may (or may not)...

Here are a few more images which may (or may not) help.

No light or colour adjustments made, just a little sharpening...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 2nd June 2014, 12:40
Replies: 37
Views: 6,220
Posted By Vespa
Thanks for all the comments & opinions, very...

Thanks for all the comments & opinions, very interesting as always. Later, I will see if I have any other shots, different angles, cropped nostrils etc!

Tom
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th May 2014, 21:52
Replies: 37
Views: 6,220
Posted By Vespa
Acro London

Anyone else find this a little round headed and short stubby billed for the obvious? I watched it for about 20 seconds before it moved on, no call / song.
Forum: Norfolk Tuesday 8th April 2014, 22:05
Replies: 25,939
Views: 7,740,178
Posted By Vespa
Sounds like this one - photo taken at Titchwell...

Sounds like this one - photo taken at Titchwell in Feb.

Adult female, ringed southern Iceland June 2012, subsequently seen at Leighton Moss in April 2013, back to Iceland Spring 2013, Oare Marshes,...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 6th April 2014, 19:12
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Vespa
If you are locating them on song, they don't...

If you are locating them on song, they don't really get going into full flow until the end of the month / early May.
Forum: Nikon Thursday 3rd April 2014, 20:08
Replies: 11
Views: 3,926
Posted By Vespa
I use a D7100 and previously used the 45mb...

I use a D7100 and previously used the 45mb versions of Sandisk. I recently needed some extra for a short holiday so I opted for a couple of 16gb 95MB. I didn't expect much, but it is actually...
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 10th March 2014, 21:55
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,850,693
Posted By Vespa
I don't know, I thought someone more local may...

I don't know, I thought someone more local may have some more information.
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