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Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th August 2019, 11:52
Replies: 37
Views: 1,669
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Wow! The hypocrisy in this post is something...

Wow! The hypocrisy in this post is something else. Encouraging destruction of natural habitats for the extremely selfish activity of world listing? And with no responsibility taken for the ultimate...
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 13th April 2019, 14:40
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Seriously? Why would you drive from...

Seriously? Why would you drive from Barcelona??

If you are staying in centre of Barcelona, simply take the AVE is 85 minutes from Sants to Zaragoza - just a single stop! From there it is 45 minutes...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 5th April 2019, 13:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,825
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Lady Amherst's Pheasant: Gone since May...

Lady Amherst's Pheasant: Gone since May 2016.

Golden Pheasant: Last sighting at Wolferton, Norfolk in April 2017 so likely gone from there. One site in Suffolk still has a very few birds, but there...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 5th April 2019, 13:33
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
This paragraph is quite funny if you replace the...

This paragraph is quite funny if you replace the word liberals with unicorns or terrifying if you replace it with an ethnic group... sad!
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 30th March 2019, 09:46
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Having visited almost all of the cities mentioned...

Having visited almost all of the cities mentioned in the opening post by public transport in the last few years, all of that itineray is doable by public transport.

Arranging guided day trips (e.g....
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 29th March 2019, 17:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Looking at this from a full trip perspective, the...

Looking at this from a full trip perspective, the following day trips at each city would get a fairly decent European list.

-Dublin: Full day along the coast for seabirds that would be unlikely...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 28th March 2019, 15:21
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Regarding Dublin by public transport, the easiest...

Regarding Dublin by public transport, the easiest way to get around is using the local Metro system (known as the DART) which runs every 10-15 minutes along the Dublin coast through the day. There is...
Forum: Germany Thursday 7th March 2019, 15:19
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
As a good one day site near Dortmund, I would...

As a good one day site near Dortmund, I would highly recommend the Rieselfelder Muenster:

https://www.google.com/maps/@52.0249853,7.666779,14.42z

You can get the bus here from central Muenster (c20...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st January 2019, 16:27
Replies: 28
Views: 1,123
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
The Coasthopper bus is a really good alternative...

The Coasthopper bus is a really good alternative for anyone wishing to avoid driving this road:

https://www.lynxbus.co.uk/files/4915/3743/5179/36_Oct18_web.pdf

Running every hour, it stops by all...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 17th December 2018, 12:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
The BirdTrack reporting rate graph...

The BirdTrack reporting rate graph...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Thursday 27th September 2018, 11:37
Replies: 98
Views: 6,620
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Report now on BirdGuides saying Beluga again at...

Report now on BirdGuides saying Beluga again at 1045 off Denton Wharf, a little upstream from previous reports.
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Thursday 27th September 2018, 10:29
Replies: 98
Views: 6,620
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Per Birdguides: No sign of Beluga all morning -...

Per Birdguides: No sign of Beluga all morning - earlier report was a Porpoise.
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Wednesday 26th September 2018, 10:18
Replies: 98
Views: 6,620
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Still there this morning apparently.

Still there this morning apparently.
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 30th June 2018, 09:58
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Thanks for the info devon.birder and...

Thanks for the info devon.birder and JWN_Andrewes. I'll see if I can get a spot on one of the cruises for when I am travelling.
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 29th June 2018, 17:07
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Roseate Terns at Amble?

I am planning on travelling between London and Edinburgh next week, and was wondering how easy the Roseate Terns are to see at Amble. Do they regularly roost on the shore close to Coquet?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 9th March 2018, 14:54
Replies: 18
Views: 2,075
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
At least on the Netfugl ranking, the only reports...

At least on the Netfugl ranking, the only reports of Red-billed (African?) Firefinch are from the city of Djanet in the far south-east of the country. Algeria has some amazing potential for new WP...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 27th February 2018, 14:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Last positive report that I can see is 29 May...

Last positive report that I can see is 29 May 2016.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 20th February 2018, 17:17
Replies: 898
Views: 135,784
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Eh, just leave one of these at the reserve...

Eh, just leave one of these at the reserve entrance and no planes will bother you...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 18th February 2018, 15:37
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
The Dry Tortugas would be one option for a likely...

The Dry Tortugas would be one option for a likely amazing birding site with no local driving involved. I suspect there would be a very good chance of finding a good range of migrants, plus...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 29th January 2018, 17:28
Replies: 2,877
Views: 583,601
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
The WP team have created a profile on Netfugl...

The WP team have created a profile on Netfugl with their full list for last year. They currently have a total of 652 as most rare species do not yet have a date or location...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 29th January 2018, 14:57
Replies: 178
Views: 23,941
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
There was a Grey-necked Wood Rail briefly at the...

There was a Grey-necked Wood Rail briefly at the feeder on Saturday (at 18:20 camera time). Also, what looked like two different species of possum c30 minutes later.
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 7th January 2018, 14:37
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Thanks for the information nbalblas. None present...

Thanks for the information nbalblas. None present in the Oosterpark, but two flocks of 24 birds in total seen in the Vondelpark. I will post a trip report in the next few days.
Forum: Germany Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 12:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
The Gull-billed Tern colony can be found between...

The Gull-billed Tern colony can be found between Neufeld and Neufelderkoog west of Brunsbuettel:

https://www.google.de/maps/@53.8972596,8.9714215,14z?hl=en

Caspian Tern should be easy to see in...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 8th December 2017, 12:09
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Alexandrine Parakeet - Amsterdam

It looks like I will have a few hours to spare in Amsterdam at the end of the month, and would be interested in looking for Alexandrine Parakeet. Does anyone have any information as to how reliable...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th December 2017, 10:19
Replies: 2,877
Views: 583,601
Posted By Captain_of_Crunch
Slaty-backed Gull in Poznan (Poland) would be...

Slaty-backed Gull in Poznan (Poland) would be well worth a punt for the team.
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