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  1. Sandy73

    Bison introduced to

    Morning. If you feel that there must be something intentionally amiss, contact the Kent Wildlife Trust and Wildwood Trust and get corrections and/ or claification for the media. It may be that phrases have been used, with the best intentions, to convey to the general public what the project is...
  2. Sandy73

    What species of five-spot burnet?

    Morning. The image isn’t shown. Regards
  3. Sandy73

    Bison introduced to

    Evening. From memory, one of the partners in this is the Wildwood Trust, which is on the edge of the Blean and they already have 2+ Bison in an enclosure. I think in the literature that they weren’t used as they are to use to humans. I haven’t taken to much interest but I think I’ve seen talk...
  4. Sandy73

    Bison introduced to

    Morning. So to give contaxt. I am a Kent Wildlife Trust member. Also I grew up a couple of miles from the edge of the Blean and now live about 30 miles away. As far as I can remember the area will be split into 3 sections. This isn’t the entire Blean area, just the southern Thornden Wood...
  5. Sandy73

    Two Month Review: Swaro 10x42 NLs

    Hello John. Have you had any problems with the lens cap(s)? One of my replacements has just broken. Regards Stuart
  6. Sandy73

    Odd wader - Kent

    Thank you for the information. Regards
  7. Sandy73

    Odd wader - Kent

    I have heard from a few people that the head of the Creek is good for Grey Wagtail. I normally see them at Oare Gunpowder Works and adjacent fishing lake(s). The sewage farm is another place that has been suggested to me that I’m hoping to explore this year. Regards
  8. Sandy73

    Odd wader - Kent

    Evening. I was just up from that area today, visiting Stonebridge Pond and walking the Westbrook stream. Anyway, thank you for the location. I know Knot are seen at Seasalter but I haven’t seen any further round Graveney Marshes or up the creeks. That’s not to say they aren’t around, just...
  9. Sandy73

    Odd wader - Kent

    Afternoon. Can I ask where you took the photo please. Some creeks have different waders to others. Milton Creek in Sittingbourne is good for Spotted Redshank & Greenshank then others Conyer or Oare for example. I’m guessing you bird is probably a Greenshank but a location would assist. Regards.
  10. Sandy73

    Ivory-billed Woodpecker: takeoffs with deep and rapid flaps + wing noises

    Evening. Considering the species is being considered as being classed as extinct, I imagine there aren’t to many people who have experience with . Please, they different from other large woodpeckers? Regards
  11. Sandy73

    Scottish independence and your UK list....

    Afternoon. There is a Black Guillemot seen regularly this winter around Whitstable, Kent. Regards
  12. Sandy73

    The Demise of Birding Software

    Evening. How easy do you find transferring data from BirdJournal to Scythebill? Thank you in advance. Regards
  13. Sandy73

    January 1st joint Birdforum list (2022 edition)

    Hello. Apologies, yes GBBG is Great Black-backed Gull. Regards
  14. Sandy73

    January 1st joint Birdforum list (2022 edition)

    Happy new year all. Just back from Folkestone Harbour where we had (hopefully new for the list) Guillemot Razorbill Kittiwake (lifer) GBBG Great Crested Grebe. Regards
  15. Sandy73

    Where in the Kent area can I see woodcocks?

    Afternoon. Grove Ferry & RSPB Northward Hill are the sites that I know of. Regards
  16. Sandy73

    40+ White Storks Kent

    Morning. Yes, a lovely walk, having grown-up in Sturry. One that on hind sight I didn’t do enough or appreciate at the time. Regards
  17. Sandy73

    Recommendations for UK wildflower field guide

    Thank you for the recommendation, I’ll look it up. Regards
  18. Sandy73

    Recommendations for UK wildflower field guide

    Evening. Whilst in a local Waterstone’s I had a quick look at the Harrap. It doesn’t look to daunting or cluttered. Regards
  19. Sandy73

    Recommendations for UK wildflower field guide

    Evening. Someone has mentioned the Francis Rose book. Thank you for the website info as well. Regards.
  20. Sandy73

    Recommendations for UK wildflower field guide

    Thank you for the suggestions, I’ll add them to the list.
  21. Sandy73

    Recommendations for UK wildflower field guide

    thank you, I’ll investigate.
  22. Sandy73

    Recommendations for UK wildflower field guide

    Good afternoon Can anyone recommend any wildflower field guide covering the UK please. I’m dipping my toe into the daunting world of botany and the complexity of common plants like buttercup (apparently up to 19) species) and dandelion is scary. Thank you in advance.
  23. Sandy73

    Impressed & disappointed with 10x42 NL Pure

    Morning. Yes, I was impressed that by the speed with which I received the replacements. I contacted the shop on Monday and either the Rep or the Swarovski Customer Service team put them in the post the same day. One day in the post and received them the following day (Wednesday). The minor...
  24. Sandy73

    Impressed & disappointed with 10x42 NL Pure

    Morning. A quick update. I have received in the post this morning 2 new lens caps. Regards Stuart
  25. Sandy73

    Impressed & disappointed with 10x42 NL Pure

    Thank you for the reply. I’m more than happy with the binoculars, it was just the lens cap which could happen to any model/ brand. Regards.
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