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  1. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Why is a Robin Redbreast, not called a Robin Orangebreast? As the underpart of a Robin is actually coloured Orange not Red!

    https://www.birdnote.org/listen/shows/robin-orange-breast Question as above! Why is a Robiin Redbreast not called a Robin Orangebreast? As a Robin’s underpart is actually coloured Orange and nor Red! Answer here! And this is absolutely true!
  2. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Is this rechargeable battery ok with the Nixon P950 Coolpix Digital Camera

    As in the title above. Believe it or nor I’ve lost my rechargiable battery and goodness knows where the battery has gone as I’ve all over my home and I don’t know where the battery is. I tried to re-order the battery supplied. But out of stock everywhere. So my question is the rechargiable...
  3. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    I’ve been looking at buying the Nikon COOLPIX 950

    I received an email that the Nikon Coolpix P550 Digital Camera has arrived in stock and I ordered it in the middle of November and it be delivered on Thursday of this week. I could have had it delivered earlier. But I took the premium delivery so I could choose the delivery day and I ordered...
  4. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    At last my Nikon Coolpix P950 Digital Camera is in stock and going to be delivered to my home address

    At last good news for me the camera is in stock and will be delivered to my home address next Thursday. I know i will extra items for my new digital camera to take photo’s etc. Any advice would be gratefully received. What type of battery rechargers, type of batteries to use in a digital...
  5. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Statement from RSPB Minsmere with the news today about Sizewell C

    https://www.rspb.org.uk/our-work/casework/cases/sizewell-c/ Casework; Minsmere and Sizewll C.
  6. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    BBC Radio 5 Live Daily Phone in Monday-Friday 9.00am-11-00am: Second hour discussing the RSPB’s 2022 Big Garden Birdwatch today 28 January 2022!

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0013rj7 As the title in the thread the second hour of todays edition of the BBC Radio 5 Live daily Phone In between 9.00am-11.00am and the second hour discussing the 2022 RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch and the link above from the BBC Sound App/Website catch up...
  7. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Statement from RSPB Minsmere with the news today about Sizewell C

    As in the title of this thread. If anyone hasn't heard the news today about Sizewell C. Here is a statement published by the RSPB today!
  8. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Winterwatch 2022

    I regularly visit Washington Wetlands 3 days every week as it is so easy to get to by local buses. I visit Saltholme regularly on a Saturday. My RSPB Group started activities in June 2021. Then started the monthly Saturday all day trips, but at present just by car. My RSPB Group did book a coach...
  9. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Winterwatch 2022

    I was at Washington Wetlands the day that the film of that young man and his Mother was recorded for Winterwatch 2022 and I a photo from a distance of part of that film that was shown last night on Tuesday evening. I asked everyone if it was ok to take a photo and everyone said yes including...
  10. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    The Green Plannet with David Attenborough starts on BBC1 Sunday 9th January 2022!

    https://www.radiotimes.com/programme/b-qsapcn/the-green-planet-season-1/ New TV series with David Attenborough called The Green Planet starts on the Sunday 9th January 2022 on BBC 1 and the new series is about the plant world. I should have put BBC 1 in the title of this thread. My mistake...
  11. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Is it true that Nikon are in financial trouble?

    I’ve been reading a number of articles about Nikon where or are having financial problems. I’m still waiting for my order of the Nikon Coolpix P950 Digital Camera to be back in stock. I also phoned the online shop I’ve ordered my camera from and still no news when that camera will be back in...
  12. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Video of 3 Mute Swans in flight at Washington Wetlands today 9 December 2021!

    This is just a 9 second video of 3 Mute Swans taken off in flight at Washington Wetlands today that i just took with my iPhone!
  13. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    I’ve been looking at buying the Nikon COOLPIX 950

    I’m thinking of buying the Nikon COOLPIX 950 and the cheapest online shopping including postage in the UK is an online shop called Idealo. Is this online shop reliable for online shopping?
  14. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Golden Eagle, Alderley Edge..

    Second Hand? 🤔🤔 I wouldn't dream of posting any information such as that on a pubic forum or elsewhere if i ever saw such a bird. I would inform the RSPB privately!
  15. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Jay at Washington Wetland’s

    Two short video’s taken by me today from one of the four hides overlooking Wader Lake at Washington Wetlands today!
  16. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Costing The Earth

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0010wrg This is a 30 minute radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday afternoon of this week on Tuesday 26 October and lasting 30 minutes and starting at 3.30pm and it’s about the warden living and working for 6 months on St Kilda, one of Britains most...
  17. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Autumnwatch returns on Tuesday 26th October 8.00pm BBC 2

    The live daily webcams are now only online via the BBC Springwatch website or on the BBC iPlayer. Not behind the red button for a few years now.
  18. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    RSPB Vane Farm parking.

    Why shouldn't non members of the RSPB members not pay an admission charge or car park fee. Car parking for non members at lots of National Trust open spaces cost a lot more for non-member than at some RSPB reserve car parks. If anyone want’s to park for free at some RSPB car parks! Simple...
  19. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Autumnwatch returns on Tuesday 26th October 8.00pm BBC 2

    As the title above says. Ive checked the EPG for BBC 2 for next Tuesday.
  20. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    The Earthshot Priize: Repairing Our Planet

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p09w81sz New series this evening on BBC 1 with Prince William and David Attenborough tonight and others in later episodes. 5, 30 minute long episodes and the first episode already has started this evening. But will be available on the BBC iPlayer. Had...
  21. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    South Africa diplomat says climate change conference could collapse

    https://news.sky.com/story/cop26-south-africa-says-climate-change-conference-could-collapse-over-uk-quarantine-rules-for-red-list-countrie-12417333 South Africa diplomat says climate change conference could collapse over quarantine rules for red list Countries.
  22. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Bird Watching magazine has been delayed!

    I’m wondering it is some scam, after noticing that date.
  23. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Bird Watching magazine has been delayed!

    Ive just received an email saying that my birdwatching magazine has delayed from the company that delivers my magazine called Great Magazines. No reason given, just saying, due to unforeseen circumstances. Has anyone else had such an email. Also has anyone any received an email themselves from...
  24. IAN JAMES THOMPSON

    Covid restrictions in England at nature reserves

    I’ve had Diabetes Type 2 for about 8 years and i‘m very careful with my diet along with social distancing and as well as hides that Ive mentioned, local transport that i use is shocking now the number of adults not wearing masks, even though it’s now not mandatory to do so. One pierce of praise...
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