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Forum: Member's Lists 2020 Yesterday, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Gill Osborne
Saturday 25th January Ratten Row Allotments 37:...

Saturday 25th January
Ratten Row Allotments

37: Raven ~ landed in tall pine tree bordering wall of Hulne Park and perched there, cronking loudly, for a couple of minutes....until I got my camera...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 12:19
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Gill Osborne
Looking forward to it Euan :t: I've only...

Looking forward to it Euan :t:

I've only just started listening to the podcast a few weeks ago and am working my way through them but one of the first I listened to was your first interview...
Forum: Member's Lists 2020 Monday 13th January 2020, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Gill Osborne
Wednesday 8th January Walk up to allotment to do...

Wednesday 8th January

Walk up to allotment to do a bit of pottering.

34: Bullfinch ~ male feeding on cherry tree buds @ Ratten Row. Heard his song first...amazing how much I see them now that I...
Forum: Member's Lists 2020 Monday 6th January 2020, 17:43
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Gill Osborne
Monday 6th January Hulne Park, Alnwick 27: ...

Monday 6th January

Hulne Park, Alnwick

27: Chaffinch
28: Mistle Thrush
29: Magpie
30: Yellowhammer
31: Jay
32: Kestrel
Forum: Member's Lists 2020 Sunday 5th January 2020, 12:15
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Gill Osborne
Thursday, 2nd January 26: Great Tit ~ two...

Thursday, 2nd January

26: Great Tit ~ two feeding on copper beech out back of flats.
Forum: Member's Lists 2020 Sunday 5th January 2020, 12:13
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Gill Osborne
Gill Osborne's 2020 List

Here we go again - New Year, New List! :t: I'm aiming for 175 this year and am determined to not miss out on any silly 'easy' stuff as I did in 2019. Stuff like...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 4th January 2020, 12:46
Replies: 31
Views: 803
Posted By Gill Osborne
January 1st 2020 1. House Sparrow 2. Rook ...

January 1st 2020

1. House Sparrow
2. Rook
3. Starling
4. Woodpigeon
5. Collared Dove
6. Herring Gull
7. Jackdaw
8. Blackbird
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Wednesday 1st January 2020, 10:28
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
Posted By Gill Osborne
Well....so long and good riddance to 2019 :-O ...

Well....so long and good riddance to 2019 :-O What a cr*ppy year it turned out to be with illness, a return of my crippling depression and being forced out of a job i loved by a bullying scumbag of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st December 2019, 23:00
Replies: 23
Views: 400
Posted By Gill Osborne
Long-tailed Tit - two popped up on the twisted...

Long-tailed Tit - two popped up on the twisted willow outside my living room window.

I'm popping out just before midnight though so may get a Tawny Owl calling as I'm aiming to get them as the...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Thursday 12th December 2019, 13:06
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
Posted By Gill Osborne
Wednesday 27th November 106: Redwing ~ small...

Wednesday 27th November

106: Redwing ~ small group of 15 in trees just past Lion Bridge


Sunday 1st December


107: Bullfinch ~ stunning male singing quietly to himself in small beech tree...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Saturday 21st September 2019, 17:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
Posted By Gill Osborne
Saturday 21st September 105: Raven ~ single...

Saturday 21st September

105: Raven ~ single bird flying overhead and 'cronking' as I was busy on the allotment :t:
Forum: Northumberland Saturday 21st September 2019, 17:56
Replies: 9,974
Views: 2,157,425
Posted By Gill Osborne
Bearing in mind my allotment is right next to the...

Bearing in mind my allotment is right next to the wall of Hulne Park my 'allotment list' has given me some wee corkers like Cuckoo (flyover) and Bullfinch feeding on dock seeds. Today I was weeding...
Forum: Northumberland Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 11:43
Replies: 9,974
Views: 2,157,425
Posted By Gill Osborne
Anyone seen any Pinkies yet? Just seen on FB :t:

Anyone seen any Pinkies yet? Just seen on FB :t:
Forum: News From Birding & Nature Organisations Friday 30th August 2019, 11:21
Replies: 42
Views: 12,808
Posted By Gill Osborne
:-C Yet the biggest parasite is HUMANS!!!! ...

:-C Yet the biggest parasite is HUMANS!!!! It's always easier to find something else to blame.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 30th August 2019, 11:12
Replies: 37
Views: 2,827
Posted By Gill Osborne
Well said kb57 :t: This is a bird & nature...

Well said kb57 :t: This is a bird & nature forum not somewhere to spout off personal views about a bunch of lying, forty-faced scumbagging cheats and their policies :C *not a big fan of politics*...
Forum: Northumberland Friday 30th August 2019, 11:04
Replies: 9,974
Views: 2,157,425
Posted By Gill Osborne
They breed in St Paul's Church which is just a...

They breed in St Paul's Church which is just a couple of flaps as the swift flies from Swansfield :t:

I've just had one fly over my house here in Bailiffgate at around 10.30am :t: Lucky...
Forum: Northumberland Saturday 17th August 2019, 20:14
Replies: 9,974
Views: 2,157,425
Posted By Gill Osborne
Last Swifts seen in Alnwick on Monday 12th. Saw...

Last Swifts seen in Alnwick on Monday 12th. Saw a single one in Morpeth today (17th August)
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Friday 26th July 2019, 13:03
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
Posted By Gill Osborne
Friday 26th July 104: Tree Sparrow A single...

Friday 26th July

104: Tree Sparrow

A single bird was perched on one of the overgrown roses in The Jungle (aka 13 Bailiffgate - house has been empty since at least 2007!) next door. I took a...
Forum: Northumberland Friday 26th July 2019, 12:57
Replies: 9,974
Views: 2,157,425
Posted By Gill Osborne
Sitting at the computer desk this morning I was...

Sitting at the computer desk this morning I was pleasantly surprised to have a single Tree Sparrow land on he rose bush in the overgrown jungle of a garden in the house next door! First I've seen in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 21:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,760
Posted By Gill Osborne
OR somebody just leaned over the fence and nicked...

OR somebody just leaned over the fence and nicked the dog!!! Dog theft - especially of the smaller breeds - is rife and they can quickly be 'offloaded', no questions asked, on...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 14:17
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By Gill Osborne
Yodel are TERRIBLE!!!!!! :storm: Last year...

Yodel are TERRIBLE!!!!!! :storm:

Last year I ordered a roll of twilweld for a chicken run (cost just under 50) and the driver didn't even walk the 20 yards to our front door to deliver it (we...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 14:05
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Gill Osborne
Looks like a Tuftie to me too :t:

Looks like a Tuftie to me too :t:
Forum: Bats Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 14:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By Gill Osborne
It certainly looks like a Noctule to me too. ...

It certainly looks like a Noctule to me too.

I've seen Pipistrelle Bats hunting just below the peak of Kirkstone Pass (Lake District) on a foggy October afternoon and Daubentons hunting low...
Forum: Member's Lists 2019 Saturday 20th July 2019, 20:54
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
Posted By Gill Osborne
Friday 12th July Mid-afternoon walk on The...

Friday 12th July

Mid-afternoon walk on The Pastures produced an adult Mediterranean Gull in amongst a group of 40+ Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull and Lesser Black-backed :t: Then, as I did a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 11th July 2019, 14:47
Replies: 4,165
Views: 738,852
Posted By Gill Osborne
I've had no new Lifers since November's 2015's...

I've had no new Lifers since November's 2015's Long-billed Dowitcher (life & work getting in the way :C ) but this year I'm back into birding properly once more....

Tuesday June 4th ~ TWO Lifers...
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