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  1. Alex_sk

    An Easter special Springwatch BBC2 9pm 22/4/2011

    Thanks Peewit.
  2. Alex_sk

    BBC Horizon: Predators in Your Backyard 8/3/2011

    BBC Horizon programme on Tuesday 8/3/2011 "Across the world scientists are releasing predators, nature's ultimate killers, close to where people live. In Florida, a new population of panthers, feared as ambush predators, have been released near to the busy town of Naples. In the Italian Alps...
  3. Alex_sk

    BBC Radio 4: Saving Species

    A big, new series starting on BBC Radio 4 tomorrow (Tuesday) at 11am and repeated on Thursdays at 9pm: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rt8nn Some more info on here: http://www.open2.net/savingspecies/about_saving_species.html
  4. Alex_sk

    Springwatch 2010

    Just seen the dates for Springwach 2010 on Simon King's website: http://www.simonkingwildlife.com/events/index.php Alex
  5. Alex_sk

    Hawfinches/Crossbills at Bedgebury Pinetum

    Hi everyone I am hoping to go to Bedgebury Pinetum one day soon and try to see the roosting finch flocks and maybe Crossbills (which have been reported on the forest's website - 20 apparently!): http://www.bedgeburypinetum.org.uk/ I have heard that there is a good spot to set up my scope and...
  6. Alex_sk

    Turtle: The Incredible Journey

    Sounds good Melanie. It's being shown at the London Film Festival.
  7. Alex_sk

    Crimson Wing

    After the success of March of the Penguins, a new documentary film by Disney has been released in cinemas about the Lesser Flamingos of Lake Natron in Tanzania: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8tKgBHFSVQ&feature=related...
  8. Alex_sk

    Autumnwatch 2009

    A new series and new format!! It starts on 2nd October and will be broadcast once a week on Fridays until the 20th November. http://www.simonkingwildlife.com/events/index.php Alex
  9. Alex_sk

    Wild Islands

    You can watch the series for free here: http://video.stv.tv/bc/Catch-Up/catchup-wildislands/
  10. Alex_sk

    Film Tonight

    I thought it was good too. Great acting, some funny dialogue and a pretty good twist at the end. They managed to build a lot of atmosphere into the film considering it had a tiny budget. The only problem is that some of the sound was muffled at times. :(
  11. Alex_sk

    Birdwatcher on Hollyoaks!

    Only at weekends....;)
  12. Alex_sk

    Film Four: 'The Hide' on 16/2/2009

    Sorry! Thanks for pointing that out. Just edited my original post....
  13. Alex_sk

    Film Four: 'The Hide' on 16/2/2009

    A feature film on Film Four on Monday at 11pm. It is a film of a play by Tim Whitnall that featured on Radio 4 a while back. http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=77403 http://www.kent.gov.uk/filmoffice/film-focus/the-hide-2009 Synopsis and photos: http://www.alisonfm.com/page6.htm...
  14. Alex_sk

    Birdwatcher on Hollyoaks!

    Thursday's episode: ;)
  15. Alex_sk

    Black Redstarts at East India Dock NR?

    I had no luck when I visited on 14/1 but am hoping to visit this reserve another time much earlier in the morning when I think I'll have much more chance of success.
  16. Alex_sk

    Pied Wagtail Roost

    I saw the pied wagtail roost in Swanley outside Asda earlier today. It seems to have shrunk as there were only around 50 birds this evening. Alex
  17. Alex_sk

    Black Redstarts at East India Dock NR?

    Thanks Tom and Roy. Looked on a previous post on the London Birders yahoo group which helped answer my question. Will let you know how I get on...
  18. Alex_sk

    Black Redstarts at East India Dock NR?

    Hi I am hoping to visit the East India Dock NR in the near future and am very much hoping to glimpse a Black Redstart when I am there. After reading about the reserve, I understand that they prefer a site that is adjacent to the reserve. I was wondering if someone could give me directions to...
  19. Alex_sk

    Mallorca Bird report - September/early October 2008

    Hi Steve The boat trip is 15 euros and goes to the beach via the lighthouse (without stopping). On the way back to Puerto Pollensa, it does sail very close to the rocks giving great views of the nesting falcons. :t:
  20. Alex_sk

    Moth ID please

    Thanks Steve and Sue. :)
  21. Alex_sk

    Moth ID please

    Hi Could anyone please help me ID this moth please? It flew through an open window back on 22nd October. Thanks! Alex
  22. Alex_sk

    Mallorca Bird report - September/early October 2008

    Some pictures - Moorish Gecko - Cricket sp. - Zitting Cisticola - Audouin's Gull - View from Bocquer Valley
  23. Alex_sk

    Mallorca Bird report - September/early October 2008

    At last, I finally got around to typing up my list! I have listed what I saw in Mallorca along with where and when it was seen. I stayed in Puerto Pollensa which was a great base for getting around, with good bus services to various attractions and resorts on the island. Lots of nice...