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    Happy Christmas

    A Happy and safe Christmas to everyone Nigel
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    Green hairstreak

    Lovely view of a Green hairstreak on gorse in car park R.S.P.B. Lakenheath today
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    travel scope

    I'm going on holiday next month and will have to leave my beloved Slik classic tripod at home. Has any use a manfrotto Befree ? I have a swarovski 65HD. Any advice Please. Nigel
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    Just seen my first Brimstone at Stow Bardolph
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    Chiffchaff singing sweetly at Wimbotsham this morning
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    cuckoo calling by the river at Downham Market first thing this morning.
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    Great service

    Last week I took my Swarovski eye piece to Cley Spy with small fault on the slider. 6 days later they returned it to me as new. Good service from a good company. Nigel
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    Spring visit

    My wife and myself are coming to Somerset at the end of April and will be based at Sutton Mallet, any recommendation on local birding sites will be very helpful. Many thanks for your help Nigel.
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    orange shell snail

    Walking around RSPB Lakenheath last week, I saw a orange shell snail, it look like a banded but I have never seen one with that colour shell before. Any info please, many thanks Nigel
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    White Admiral

    Great view of a White Admiral, near the forestry car park,Drymere near Swaffham.
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    Large flocks of Fieldfares in the Downham Market area.
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    Bats Hunting indoors

    On Tuesday evening I watched bats hunting inside a large outbuilding, it was teeming with rain outside. This is the first time I saw this and I would be interested if any one else has witnessed this happening. Nigel
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    Purple Hairstreaks

    Good views of these wounderful Butterflies on Oak trees between Wimbotsham and Stow Bridge, Norfolk.
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    Red Kite

    Red Kite flyig over Downham Market, Norfolk 9.00 a.m. today. Nigel
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    Friendly Sussex birders

    A big thankyou to all the friendly Sussex birders my wife and myself met last week when we were down near Rye for a few days. It is true to say you meet the best people in a bird hide. Christine and Nigel.
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    good number of swifts in the Downham Market area today Fri 30th. on Weds saw the first Hobbies in the area.
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    Must see sites

    My wife and myself are going to East Sussex mid May for a few days. is there any birding sites recomended by our good Bird Forum Members. Nigel
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    Afew Swallows passing through and arriving in the Downham Market area this morning.
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    Lynford Hawfinches

    If I can get a few hours free this weekend hope to pop over to Lynford, any Hawfinches about please. Nigel
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    Best Dorset Heathland ?

    Next week 21st to 28th my wife and myself will be visiting Dorset for a week's birdwatching. Please can anyone recommend the best Heathland to visit. We will be staying in the Weymouth area. Many thanks Nigel.