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Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 19th November 2019, 20:36
Replies: 37
Views: 2,468
Posted By wolfbirder
Many cities I know of have Peregrines utilising...

Many cities I know of have Peregrines utilising tall buildings now, sometimes just wintering birds but others breeding. I regularly see them around Birmingham City Centre and in the last few years...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 18th November 2019, 07:01
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By wolfbirder
How's your 2019 gone?

I've had a pretty good year to be honest, and its not finished quite yet.

5 British lifers in the putative Paddyfield Pipit (awaiting DNA), plus Black-Headed Bunting, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler,...
Forum: Information Wanted Thursday 14th November 2019, 07:20
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By wolfbirder
Just to add, you can drive up onto the heavily...

Just to add, you can drive up onto the heavily potted perimeter track from Megalochori, for a few miles, with care of course even in an ordinary car. Though assess the track - if it is muddy due to...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 13th November 2019, 17:32
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By wolfbirder
Hi mate I went in January last year when it was...

Hi mate

I went in January last year when it was virtually frozen.

But it was winter birding. You can drive more or less around its perimeter, either end was great but I liked the NE embankment...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 19:05
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By wolfbirder
Look forward to it Valery.

Look forward to it Valery.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 07:06
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By wolfbirder
Hobby's are quite compact and deceptively...

Hobby's are quite compact and deceptively powerful looking raptors in my opinion, sometimes appearing quite bulky.

Nevertheless, I never initially had this down as a Hobby, it just screamed out...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th November 2019, 07:03
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By wolfbirder
Fascinating stuff Valery. Is there anywhere I...

Fascinating stuff Valery.

Is there anywhere I can see your work?
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 6th November 2019, 10:27
Replies: 18
Views: 2,156
Posted By wolfbirder
Always had an interest in flight, planes and...

Always had an interest in flight, planes and interesting birds always caught my eye.

I really started birding around 1995, when I saw a raptor regularly hunting pigeons from the window of the high...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 4th November 2019, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By wolfbirder
Yes the Bittern was still reported but its bloody...

Yes the Bittern was still reported but its bloody elusive for many people.
I saw 7 Fuerteventura Chats there, in that same canyon.
Forum: Tips For New Birders Monday 28th October 2019, 18:47
Replies: 14
Views: 2,914
Posted By wolfbirder
Indeed, its superb. A big BUBO fan here.

Indeed, its superb.
A big BUBO fan here.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 27th October 2019, 18:05
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By wolfbirder
I still call those shrikes seen in the Canary...

I still call those shrikes seen in the Canary Islands Desert Grey Shrike = 'elegans koenigi'.
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 10:09
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
Ah ok Andy, went over my head mate (:-

Ah ok Andy, went over my head mate (:-
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 06:32
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
Apologies to Steve Whitehouse, I only started...

Apologies to Steve Whitehouse, I only started birding 1998, but wish I had done so in the previous decades as that seems to be the period most fondly reflected upon by many birders, for a variety of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st October 2019, 18:45
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
Ah ok, Steve Nuttall is top ten on BUBO these...

Ah ok, Steve Nuttall is top ten on BUBO these days, and has been for some years, but actually not sure if he was back to 1993.
He is currently 5th on 542. Don't know Steve Whitehouse, he doesn't use...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st October 2019, 18:18
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
I would be very surprised if LGRE is a West Brom...

I would be very surprised if LGRE is a West Brom fan. Don't get the impression he likes footy, but I may be wrong. I bet Luton is Lee Evans team (:-

Steve Nuttall (one of top 10) definitely is an...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st October 2019, 06:32
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
That could be an interesting story John, well if...

That could be an interesting story John, well if it was an orgy (:-.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th October 2019, 18:23
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
Yes Paul, my mate Steve Nuttall (I presume you...

Yes Paul, my mate Steve Nuttall (I presume you mean him?) lives about 300 yards from me.

When Wolves were in the Play-Off Final, I wouldn't have missed it for the world either.

But Steve's a...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th October 2019, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By wolfbirder
Pied/White Wagtail ain't it?

Pied/White Wagtail ain't it?
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th October 2019, 08:47
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
Yes must admit when a lifer comes up, that does...

Yes must admit when a lifer comes up, that does tend to usurp a football match for instance, though not if it was for example (hypothetically speaking) a Cup final involving my team.

Also love...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th October 2019, 07:36
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
I do understand fully, people who don't value or...

I do understand fully, people who don't value or like sports.

I'm afraid that for me certain sports are in my blood, in fact the feelings of pleasure or disappointment that my respective hobbies...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 18th October 2019, 22:21
Replies: 46
Views: 2,047
Posted By wolfbirder
Have you ever been torn between a twitch or sporting events?

I bet a lot of you (or us) have.

I love birding and football, and boxing too.

I have often been torn between a football match and a twitch on a weekend, sometimes trying to twitch in the morning...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 17th October 2019, 18:43
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By wolfbirder
Well-captured Ken, I always love watching corvids...

Well-captured Ken, I always love watching corvids v BOP.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th October 2019, 15:12
Replies: 88
Views: 4,281
Posted By wolfbirder
I like that outlook Trystan! Can't say I meet...

I like that outlook Trystan!
Can't say I meet those standards but fair play.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 16th October 2019, 11:18
Replies: 88
Views: 4,281
Posted By wolfbirder
Hi Laurie As the song goes.....”I’d rather be a...

Hi Laurie

As the song goes.....”I’d rather be a dingle than a ****” ;)

Only joking of course my fellow Black Country mon!
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 15th October 2019, 07:05
Replies: 88
Views: 4,281
Posted By wolfbirder
Very likely Jos. You could insert a multitude of...

Very likely Jos.
You could insert a multitude of applicable words........take your pick:t:

Interesting conversation though. I've never had mates who bird-watch, and I'm not hard-core enough twitcher...
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