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    Upton Warren

    Fabulous day yesterday. Well done to everyone there.
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    Upton Warren

    OK, more news on the netting over the radio mast at Burcot. Turns ou it is going to be up whilst the mst is painted, supposedly to protect birds and the workers. The workers told me the netting will be gone as soon as the paint is dry. One coincidence, the owner of the farm that the mast is...
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    Upton Warren

    Morning! Yes, I know, long time no hear. Anyway, does anyone know any more about this mast please? I am going there today to speak with the farmer to ask for details. Any information would be gratefully received. Please email me - [email protected] - or message me here or on...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Hello everyone! Happy New Year. Now I hope you are paying attention. Now I am taking some quotes from this thread to put in the front of the book. So can you message me via email or on here to tell me your real name, if it isn't obvious and whether I may use your quote. Thanks. email -...
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    Upton Warren

    22 pairs!!!!!! Shame about the productivity decline. See you soon John. :t:
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    Upton Warren

    Hiya!!!! Gosh I miss the Warren! I am back in two weeks time from my latest trip and will be down. Hope to see you all there and hear the latest news. Love to you all, (Mary . . Gladys. I have feathers of ornate tinamou and sparkling violetear hummingbird for you if you want them) Gary
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    Upton Warren

    Thanks for the photograph 'Gladys'. Look after Mani! (and change his pajamas) It is now January 1st 2017. I finished the year on 318. Very thich fog made cycling to Bartley too dangerous. Ridiculous to see cars coming past without lights when i couldn't see 100 yards. What a fabulous year; well...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    It is now January 1st 2017. I finished the year on 318. Very thich fog made cycling to Bartley too dangerous. Ridiculous to see cars coming past without lights when i couldn't see 100 yards. What a fabulous year; well two years really. Sad that it is over but lots of things to look forward to. A...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Hiya everyone! Now in Dundee with the intention of getting to Vane Farm RSPB reserve tomorrow. Trying to get myself strong enough for thirty to forty mile cycling days. Finding it a bot tough at the moment due to fresh wind in the face. Anyway, if you haven't logged my blog here is a link...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    :t::t::t::t::t: Can I take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to all of you on these pages for the immense support I have received from you? Your comments of support and congratulations have been so important to me. I especially want to thank Phil Andrews, The Oracle. Just over two...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Thanks Phil, Heard then seen along a track just north of Loch Morlich. Since then pished three more, one south of Loch Morlich and two in the Abernethy north of Loch Garten. Phoyo of the last one is on my facebook pageL- https://www.facebook.com/bikingbirder2015/ or the blog (well, will be in...
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    Upton Warren

    64 avocets! fantastic and good to see a redshank chick on the list too. As for the redstart, brilliant. All my best wishes to you all. I am now in Scotland heading for Mull. BCNU all. Gary:t:
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Next milestone I am setting for him is 270 species And there was me thinking I was in control of my own destiny! I just the monkey dancing to the whims of the organ grinder!8-P
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Hiya! Last year's capercaillie was one of those birding miracles one dreams of. I had cycled to Grantown on Spey and taken the back way into the forest that backs onto the golf course. There were hundreds of scotch argus butterflies as I pushed the bike over a grassy meadow and entered the...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Finding this on a day when I am extremely tired and wondering 'what the hell am i doing this all for' has been a real boost. I would love to see your Green Year list. Black-billed cuckoo, I have only seen a dead one in the hand of the sadly late British birder David Hunt That was back on the...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    That's wonderful of you to say so. Thanks. :t:
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Can only concur with the thanks to Phil, not just for the updates but also for the masses of texts he sends me whenever appropriate bird news is required. THANK YOU PHIL!B (:
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    I'll have a look myself to see what i need. Thanks Phil.:t:
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    That is wonderful of you both to say this. ATB to you both.:t:
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    BUBO and blog updated. no Wifi in the tent. 8-P
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Thanks Nutcracker. My blog has been updated with details of all birding days and thoughts on the blog's reach around the world, Earth Hour, donations and sponsors. http://bikingbirder2016.blogspot.co.uk/
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Thanks for pointing out birds taht i possibly need. In this case I had seen both species earlier; smew in Cornwall and pendulines at Titchfield Haven. Great to see LEO, smew, med gull, shore larks, snow buntings and a black redstart yesterday, ATB everyone. Plan a rest for two days with my...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Today the list stands at 181. Tree sparrow added at Frampton after a tough day cycling into the fresh NE wind from Kings Lynn. Tomorrow the aim is to get as far north as possible for the richards and the surf. The year list is 23 birds ahead of where I was this time last year. 4 birds I didn't...
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    7th last time i looked Dan. The only Norfolk dip I feel will be a problem was the pallid. Shorelark and g pheasant I am confident i will pick up. Thanks Dan BCNU
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    Biking Birder 2015 - A cycle ride to every RSPB and WWT reserve.

    Hi John, I will do my best to tell you of the route plan. Fully concur with your feelings about the misses but I needed to get to Norfolk asap. As for the golden pheasant, unless it becomes a piece of roadkill it should be there, or another in Norfolk, when i return to East Anglia for the 13 or...
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