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Forum: Northumberland Sunday 28th July 2019, 21:14
Replies: 9,974
Views: 2,156,450
Posted By John Bullfinch
Good evening, I will be heading up to...

Good evening, I will be heading up to Northumberland for a few days in mid August and was just wondering what will still be on the Farnes, I know Bempton down here in Yorks can empty out quite...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 1st December 2018, 20:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By John Bullfinch
Hi Unfortunately I dont have any of this series....

Hi

Unfortunately I dont have any of this series. I would however be interested in getting copies of what you do have. I have 16 of the 18 episodes of Birding with Bill Oddie if you would be...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 27th April 2018, 21:21
Replies: 22
Views: 5,453
Posted By John Bullfinch
Thanks everyone. Lots to think about here. If...

Thanks everyone.

Lots to think about here.

If the weight is not going to be significantly reduced from what I already have, then I may have to stick with what I have got, but will defo look into...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 6th April 2018, 21:12
Replies: 22
Views: 5,453
Posted By John Bullfinch
Hi Apologies for the belated acknowledgement of...

Hi

Apologies for the belated acknowledgement of your comments, many thanks. Looks like I will have to continue to limp around as the day goes on!!

Best wishes, John
Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 17th March 2018, 14:31
Replies: 22
Views: 5,453
Posted By John Bullfinch
Help Please - New Tripod Required

Hi

I have used a Slik D3 tripod for years - very sturdy and love the one handle for all movements of the head.

Issue is - that coupled with the Kowa 884 scope is now just too heavy (I have an issue...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 16th January 2018, 20:57
Replies: 142
Views: 48,729
Posted By John Bullfinch
Ive subscribed for a number of years to...

Ive subscribed for a number of years to Birdguides, and despite some grumblings to the changes made I decided I would stick with them. I paid my renewal on Monday morning, it is now Tuesday night...
Forum: Norfolk Friday 22nd September 2017, 21:19
Replies: 25,920
Views: 7,647,710
Posted By John Bullfinch
Major discussion about this on the rare bird...

Major discussion about this on the rare bird thread for the PG Tips - usual responses from both 'sides.' Not my sort of birding, would rather give it a miss and I bet this weekend there is pure...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 22nd September 2017, 21:15
Replies: 3
Views: 2,176
Posted By John Bullfinch
It made me want to get on a plane and get over...

It made me want to get on a plane and get over there so must have been pretty good, even though its on C5. Defo worth watching.
Forum: Yorkshire Sunday 3rd September 2017, 20:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,527
Posted By John Bullfinch
Hi Mark Its a Wheatear, it will be heading off...

Hi Mark

Its a Wheatear, it will be heading off to Africa any day now!

John
Forum: Scotland Thursday 23rd March 2017, 20:09
Replies: 1,232
Views: 337,682
Posted By John Bullfinch
Hi, On the basis the female Osprey has today...

Hi, On the basis the female Osprey has today returned to Loch Garten (Hurray) does this mean the RSPB will open up the visitor centre or do we have to wait till April (when it is scheduled to...
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 28th January 2017, 10:16
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,794,847
Posted By John Bullfinch
Spurn - Why?

Took the family to The Deep at Hull yesterday. Its motto is 'For Conservation, not profit.' Shame the idiots at YWT dont follow this motto, absolutely appalled and gutted by the councils decision...
Forum: Yorkshire Thursday 19th January 2017, 20:46
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,794,847
Posted By John Bullfinch
Spurn Update

Hi

Got an email from Easy Yorks Council regarding planning app for new YWT visitior centre - some of you may be interested in its contents:

Our Ref: DH/SFJ
Enquiries to: Diane Hindhaugh
E-Mail:...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 20th November 2016, 21:11
Replies: 6
Views: 3,377
Posted By John Bullfinch
Hi I had the same problem with my eyepiece, took...

Hi

I had the same problem with my eyepiece, took a number of different eyepieces and several months but Kowa (Europe) did replace each time with a new eyepiece.

I do not see how just because you...
Forum: Yorkshire Wednesday 9th November 2016, 20:45
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,794,847
Posted By John Bullfinch
Got an email from Friends of Spurn in relation to...

Got an email from Friends of Spurn in relation to the above:

'Apologies for a further email on this subject, but after my email last night the ERYCC Planning website crashed. We are not sure when...
Forum: Norfolk Saturday 22nd October 2016, 22:10
Replies: 25,920
Views: 7,647,710
Posted By John Bullfinch
Thanks for the info James. Once I heard news of...

Thanks for the info James. Once I heard news of the Issy Wheatear that sorted where I was heading this morning!

John
Forum: Norfolk Friday 21st October 2016, 20:48
Replies: 25,920
Views: 7,647,710
Posted By John Bullfinch
Hi Has anyone got any further info on the RF...

Hi

Has anyone got any further info on the RF Bluetail seen today at East Hills at Wells today. I have no idea where East Hills is - any info gratefully received. Hopefully will still be there...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 5th October 2016, 20:30
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By John Bullfinch
Swamphen - One Show

Hi all

There was a 4 minute feature on the Akborough Swamphen on the 'One Show' this evening. Should be on i-player in due course. Feature is approx 54 minutes in.

Cheers, John
Forum: Yorkshire Sunday 17th April 2016, 20:17
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,794,847
Posted By John Bullfinch
Many thanks Hysteria8. I have a young family so...

Many thanks Hysteria8. I have a young family so I don't get too many Birding Passes so I wasn't able to try again today!!! Hopefully someone else on here benefitted from your info. Thanks again,...
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 16th April 2016, 20:42
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,794,847
Posted By John Bullfinch
[QUOTE=halftwo;3386641]I see there's a Hoopoe...

[QUOTE=halftwo;3386641]I see there's a Hoopoe near Blackmoorfoot res.


Good luck in trying to find the Hoopoe. All Birdguides said was at Blackmoorfoot Res and then in fields from Potato Lane (I...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 12th April 2016, 20:27
Replies: 20
Views: 3,954
Posted By John Bullfinch
I have not been able to catch the first 2...

I have not been able to catch the first 2 episodes but my Mam said she really enjoyed tonights episode with Ed Byrne. She said it was way better than Springwatch! As well as enjoyable wildlife...
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 4th April 2016, 20:47
Replies: 30
Views: 9,977
Posted By John Bullfinch
Why the hell they ever changed things here is...

Why the hell they ever changed things here is beyond me - you used to simply pay to park your car unless you were a member. Everyone knew where they stood and there was no feeling of anyone being...
Forum: Yorkshire Friday 5th February 2016, 20:50
Replies: 0
Views: 977
Posted By John Bullfinch
Spurn - 1 Battle won, 1 left to Win

Hi all

Got an email from East Riding Council to say that they have refused planning permission for the expansion/relocation of the caravan park. This is great news, especially given all the hard...
Forum: Yorkshire Sunday 10th January 2016, 20:38
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,794,847
Posted By John Bullfinch
Visited Silkstone SW for the Firecrest this...

Visited Silkstone SW for the Firecrest this afternoon. Not as easy as you may expect to see, given some of the lovely photos that have been put online.

A tip if you are going, find a nice spot in...
Forum: Kowa Monday 4th January 2016, 20:30
Replies: 24
Views: 4,807
Posted By John Bullfinch
Hi Chris I wish you all the best with your new...

Hi Chris

I wish you all the best with your new scope but just a word of warning - ensure you give the lens a full field test. There are a number of 25-60 lens in circulation that are faulty - Kowa...
Forum: Yorkshire Monday 7th December 2015, 19:46
Replies: 21,250
Views: 4,794,847
Posted By John Bullfinch
Potteric Carr and starling murmuration was on...

Potteric Carr and starling murmuration was on Look North tonight. Check out iplayer if interested.
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