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Forum: Merseyside Friday 18th October 2019, 17:18
Replies: 1,582
Views: 489,853
Posted By davewalters
Nice, I think I'm getting it but have become a...

Nice, I think I'm getting it but have become a bit of a technophobe since we last met!
It's essentially three elements.

Parabolic Reflector
Microphone (Any mic will fit in the Parabolic you...
Forum: Merseyside Wednesday 16th October 2019, 15:00
Replies: 1,582
Views: 489,853
Posted By davewalters
Hi Jane, Thinking of getting into this nocmig...

Hi Jane,
Thinking of getting into this nocmig doings, could you post details of your setup.
Luv Dave
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 22nd July 2019, 17:28
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By davewalters
to the east of Tower Bridge? As I recall don't a...

to the east of Tower Bridge? As I recall don't a few pairs of BHG breed on rafts in St Katherines Dock
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 17th June 2019, 14:08
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By davewalters
When we moved house in 2014 over 30 False Widows...

When we moved house in 2014 over 30 False Widows were found under various bit's of furniture etc. Thankfully not one hitched a ride to the new house.
Luv Dave
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 24th May 2019, 16:37
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By davewalters
It used to be a well known and monitored spot, I...

It used to be a well known and monitored spot, I would have thought someone would have known something. anyway the building has now totally gone and no sign or any Peregrines.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 20th May 2019, 14:45
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By davewalters
Peregrine Assistance Winnington, Cheshire

I have an office in an old factory site at Winington in Cheshire. For at least 25 years Peregrine have been present and at one point the nesting site was monitored and the young ringed, I don't know...
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 11th March 2019, 14:12
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By davewalters
Chorlton Water Park had one for a while but that...

Chorlton Water Park had one for a while but that may have been 1990 or even later?
Forum: Gulls Tuesday 19th February 2019, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,963
Posted By davewalters
Can't help much as I'm no longer in the scene. In...

Can't help much as I'm no longer in the scene. In the early 90's I did find a very good candidate in Cheshire which was submitted and remains pending. (Single observer, no photos) Immediate...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 25th January 2019, 19:18
Replies: 718
Views: 35,018
Posted By davewalters
Terrible winter overall for my feeders in...

Terrible winter overall for my feeders in Cheshire - no Brambling, Bullfinches or Greenfinches at all. They're usually always present. The latter two are around and heard calling occ but in much...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Wednesday 21st November 2018, 17:41
Replies: 48
Views: 5,028
Posted By davewalters
What an absolute waste of time and money!!!

What an absolute waste of time and money!!!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 24th August 2018, 18:13
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By davewalters
Butterfly in Hangzhou China

My wifes currently abroad on business - Jamaica I hear you ask, no she went of her own accord.
She's in Hangzhou and emailed me this today;

"saw an amazing butterfly today. Looked like a purple...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 13th August 2018, 17:14
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By davewalters
100% agree and these are not the only two...

100% agree and these are not the only two complete waste of time projects.
Luv from Dave
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 16th April 2018, 14:46
Replies: 679
Views: 64,562
Posted By davewalters
I'm still lurking and whilst not keeping a garden...

I'm still lurking and whilst not keeping a garden year list I do keep an overall garden list. My first addition of 2018 with a Little Grebe heard from a quarry which is only about 200 yards away but...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th November 2017, 16:08
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By davewalters
Our resident Chaffinches have it in abundance but...

Our resident Chaffinches have it in abundance but we are now getting good numbers of migrants which hopefully will not contract it. Only seen it in one other species on our feeders, Bullfinch, male...
Forum: Conservation Monday 13th November 2017, 13:48
Replies: 40
Views: 2,237
Posted By davewalters
According to Radio Two today the dead sheep were...

According to Radio Two today the dead sheep were examined and there was no evidence of any marks on all bar one and no evidence at all of Lynx involvement, ie no-one saw the attack.
A further Lynx...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 21st September 2017, 13:42
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,761
Posted By davewalters
First saw Crossbill in the garden last year but...

First saw Crossbill in the garden last year but seen this year too.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 8th August 2017, 17:12
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,761
Posted By davewalters
If it's any consolation H2 they have been present...

If it's any consolation H2 they have been present last two summers at least closer than 3km to my garden and I've seen one once from here
Luv Dave
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Monday 7th August 2017, 16:27
Replies: 18
Views: 7,587
Posted By davewalters
New Snake Species in the UK?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40853286
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 31st July 2017, 16:42
Replies: 21
Views: 8,960
Posted By davewalters
Hummingbird Hawkmoth in my Delamere, Cheshire...

Hummingbird Hawkmoth in my Delamere, Cheshire garden this morning. Very pleased as I planted and nurtured some nice Buddelia when we moved here exactly for this species. This is the first year with...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 17th July 2017, 15:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,359
Posted By davewalters
Burton Mere Wetlands, Cheshire

Absolutely blown away by this reserve. It was all new to me. I was a serious twitcher, local patcher and Cheshire birder until around 2003 and then just hung up my bins, with the exception of keeping...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 10th July 2017, 14:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,709
Posted By davewalters
Silver-washed Fritillary Northwich, Cheshire 8/7/17

Silver-washed Fritillary, Northwich, Cheshire 8/7/17

Quite a rarity for the county as I recall. One was trapped beneath the perspex roof of the rain shelter in the main square. It was seen very well...
Forum: Mammals Friday 7th July 2017, 16:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By davewalters
We get Badgers and Fox regularly although usually...

We get Badgers and Fox regularly although usually it's signs rather than sightings, ie poo and dug up grass. I've never seen the lawn discoloured so you may need to look elsewhere. I use about 80% of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 31st May 2017, 14:45
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,761
Posted By davewalters
Hi guys, yes 81 is the overall total, just about...

Hi guys, yes 81 is the overall total, just about 2 & 1/2 years. It's only a small to medium sized garden but the habitat all around is excellent so always loads of potential. Other than Nightjar no...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 30th May 2017, 13:45
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,761
Posted By davewalters
Long time lurker and admirer. Dying to share -...

Long time lurker and admirer.
Dying to share - Calling Nightjar, very distantly on Saturday night heard whilst standing in my garden having a fag! They are present through the season around 1.25...
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 15:39
Replies: 11
Views: 3,091
Posted By davewalters
Sorry guys it's definitely a Common Lizard - they...

Sorry guys it's definitely a Common Lizard - they do get that green quite regularly.
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