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Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 17:07
Replies: 481
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steve Lister
April 4th. A rare afternoon session to try out...

April 4th.

A rare afternoon session to try out the eBird app produced two nice additions

57. Sand Martin - five north and two hours later two south
58. Osprey - one hovering over a small lake that...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 11:58
Replies: 55
Views: 1,630
Posted By Steve Lister
If I was in authority I would have clear...

If I was in authority I would have clear guidelines/rules something like

1. Unless you need to leave your home stay put.

2. 'Needs' should be essential such as food shopping, medical,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 11:43
Replies: 481
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steve Lister
An hour outside last night failed to produce the...

An hour outside last night failed to produce the hoped-for Common Scoters overhead (and no Velvet Underground either) but typical, ten minutes after I gave up two other Leics listeners had...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 16:29
Replies: 55
Views: 1,630
Posted By Steve Lister
My slant on things is not to put out any info...

My slant on things is not to put out any info that might tempt the less-responsible elements to go driving off in pursuit, however close or distant.

Nothing wrong with letting people know about...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 10:17
Replies: 481
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steve Lister
Yes, my Curlew today was the first addition since...

Yes, my Curlew today was the first addition since Common Tern last June. I have lived here three years and three months.

Steve
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 2nd April 2020, 10:15
Replies: 326,018
Views: 557,419
Posted By Steve Lister
Red.

Red.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 2nd April 2020, 10:09
Replies: 481
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steve Lister
April 2nd. 56. Curlew - one south quite...

April 2nd.

56. Curlew - one south quite low

Actually this is a garden lifer, #93. And #43 on my Lockdown List. Just wondering if it will feature on Birdguides - they have put out some similar...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 1st April 2020, 18:40
Replies: 69
Views: 22,659
Posted By Steve Lister
Excellent news. Any details?

Excellent news. Any details?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st April 2020, 11:42
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Steve Lister
Looks more like a second-w (3rd Cal year)...

Looks more like a second-w (3rd Cal year) Ring-billed Gull. There is one at Salgados, Algarve - is that where you got this photo?
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 31st March 2020, 11:18
Replies: 481
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steve Lister
March 31st Four hours and ten minutes of...

March 31st

Four hours and ten minutes of lockdown nothingness and then...

55. Red Kite - #42 on the lockdown list

Steve
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 30th March 2020, 17:37
Replies: 326,018
Views: 557,419
Posted By Steve Lister
Water

Water
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 28th March 2020, 16:29
Replies: 326,018
Views: 557,419
Posted By Steve Lister
Hoard.

Hoard.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 28th March 2020, 15:53
Replies: 233
Views: 5,791
Posted By Steve Lister
I have been out today for the first time since...

I have been out today for the first time since last Saturday. Went out to Tesco at 0610, both times.

So different this week. Only a quarter of the shoppers, extra staff, health precautions from...
Forum: Birders Big Bird Watch - April 5th Saturday 28th March 2020, 15:42
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By Steve Lister
Urban back garden, Lufbra, Leicestershire. Plus...

Urban back garden, Lufbra, Leicestershire. Plus the sky of course.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 11:46
Replies: 233
Views: 5,791
Posted By Steve Lister
Just had a text from my dental practice...

Just had a text from my dental practice cancelling my appointment (check-up) in July. No reason given but I guess it must be down to the virus. Four months away puts the current three weeks into...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 17:06
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Steve Lister
Andy I am sure that you can find the annual...

Andy I am sure that you can find the annual profits that are passed on to Birdlife somewhere. Off the top of my head it might be about £300,000 a year recently.

The main expenses for the fair...
Forum: Migration Thursday 26th March 2020, 10:33
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Steve Lister
Just like all birders now seem to have a garden...

Just like all birders now seem to have a garden birding list, perhaps the Mediterranean gun mob will have a list of birds shot from their gardens. I hope not, but I can imagine it in places like...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 10:26
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Steve Lister
Pyrtle - all proceeds of the birdfair, after the...

Pyrtle - all proceeds of the birdfair, after the not inconsiderable costs have been deducted, go to Birdlife International projects and Rutland Water or LRWT make nothing out of it.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 25th March 2020, 10:40
Replies: 481
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steve Lister
If ever you want to sell your house...……. Even...

If ever you want to sell your house...…….
Even better if it is a bungalow, although with the view I guess it won't be.

Steve
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 24th March 2020, 17:04
Replies: 326,018
Views: 557,419
Posted By Steve Lister
Topic. Great minds think alike Mike - you beat...

Topic.

Great minds think alike Mike - you beat me to it by seconds.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 24th March 2020, 17:00
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By Steve Lister
What would you like to see on TV?

As the awful virus emergency is forcing everyone to spend more time at home then watching TV could become more important as a way of occupying the time and keeping sane.

But no football, no Formula...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 11:52
Replies: 481
Views: 19,252
Posted By Steve Lister
Must be a lot of Chaffinches moving east today as...

Must be a lot of Chaffinches moving east today as I had a total of 20 this morning, biggest group 12.

Steve
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd March 2020, 09:27
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By Steve Lister
Rutland Water reserves, including the Osprey...

Rutland Water reserves, including the Osprey viewing, are now completely shut for three months - decision by Anglian Water who are closing all of their 'water parks' and the tenanted areas such as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 22nd March 2020, 15:16
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By Steve Lister
Use of hides needs a lot of care. Not just the...

Use of hides needs a lot of care. Not just the surfaces and obvious risk of contamination but also the chance of being sat close to other people.

Maybe carry your own sanitizing spray or whatever...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 22nd March 2020, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Steve Lister
Dunlin it is.

Dunlin it is.
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