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    Marbella Sites

    Hello, can anyone direct me to any local sites near Marbella that I can get a birding fix from for a couple of hours each morning next week?
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    Camel Estuary, Cornwall

    NEWS – Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey. This winter the BTO will be running the third Non-Estuarine Water bird Survey (NEWS). This periodic survey focuses on the non-estuarine shoreline, which is not so well covered by the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS). These rocky shores, along which extensive...
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    Hayle estuary

    NEWS – Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey. This winter the BTO will be running the third Non-Estuarine Water bird Survey (NEWS). This periodic survey focuses on the non-estuarine shoreline, which is not so well covered by the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS). These rocky shores, along which extensive...
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    Falmouth Birding

    NEWS – Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey. This winter the BTO will be running the third Non-Estuarine Water bird Survey (NEWS). This periodic survey focuses on the non-estuarine shoreline, which is not so well covered by the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS). These rocky shores, along which extensive...
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    Learning To Ring

    Bto Hi, you should be able to find answers to several of your questions here: http://www.bto.org/volunteer-surveys/ringing/ringing-scheme It will also be worth popping along to your local ringer or ringing group and have a look at what they are doing as a lot of your questions will be easily...
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    Hooded Herring Gull

    Any other takers on this bird?
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    Hooded Herring Gull

    Today I observed the following "Hooded" Herring Gull on an Estuary in Cornwall. This bird appears to all intents and purposes to be a Herring Gull. However it is slightly smaller than accompanying Herring Gulls and has a very strange bill and head pattern. The last photo is of the same bird on...
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    Audouins gull - Spain

    Have you tried this Italian scheme? http://www.cr-birding.org/node/1111
  9. K

    Nikon ED82

    Thanks Toby, I suspected as such. 30x eyepiece would not be good for my style of birding but I will bare it in mind. :t:
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    Nikon ED82

    Hi folks, I have a Nikon ED82 scope with the 25x - 75x eyepiece. I love the scope and the eyepiece but would like to digi-scope with the set up. Can anybody recommend a setup that would work? It does not need to be amazing quality merely record shot quality.:t:
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    Information Required for the Puglia Region

    Thanks gmax. I am departing early Tuesday morning with my fingers crossed and optics packed.
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    Information Required for the Puglia Region

    Any takers? :t:
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    Information Required for the Puglia Region

    Hello fellow birders. I was hoping somebody in the birding community could help me? I am visiting Puglia in Southern Italy next month and would love some information and suggestions for places to visit and birdwatch. I love raptors and wildfowl so would really like to visit a marshy area but...
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    June Holiday

    Hi folks, I was wondering if anybody could recommend a detination in Europe or somewhere affordable to visit during June? I look forward to your replys Regards Pete:t:
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    Cornwall Birding

    Tut Tut Tut Oh dear an officer of the law getting involved in such petty squabbles and using such a profanity as "bullS*%&t" on a very public forum. I hope I never have the miss fortune of having dealings on a professional level as I fear it may well be a one sided event!3:-) Isn't it time to...
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    Tally Counters

    Can anybody recommend a decent tally counter? I do alot of Sea-watching and Survey work, so could do with a water proof or weather resistant counter. I dont mind if it is digital or traditional. With in reason cost is not an issue. I look forward to any replys Regards Pete:t:
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    Hybrid Wigeon

    No probs;). Anyone else able to help with this request?
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    Hybrid Wigeon

    It is certainly the desired feature. However there are a few other differenes such as head shape which is also a greyer coloration rather than brown. The bill has a black line around it and the eye has dark markings around it often looking abit like a pirates patch. There is a large wing bar...
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    Hybrid Wigeon

    I was hoping somebody could point me in the direction of any images of female eurasian x american wigeon hybrids. I would be very greatful indeed. :t:
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    Spanish bird quiz (3)

    Tough one to finish! But I will agree with Marsh Harrier.B (:
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