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  1. J

    Oostvaardenplassen Visit, Netherlands.

    Thanks very much for the info Tony, thanks again David. Tempted to try for the Eagle Owl at Heilloo too. I'll have to persuade my wife and daughter to spend three days shopping and leave me to it... or that Black Woodpeckers are cool. Which you all know they are.
  2. J

    Oostvaardenplassen Visit, Netherlands.

    Cheers so much for the info David. I must have been mistaken re Black Woodpecker sites being near Amsterdam. I assume it's the same for Middle-spotted. Saves me picking a wood and hoping for the best! I think I'll take your advice and head for the coast. I was going to twitch specifics like...
  3. J

    Oostvaardenplassen Visit, Netherlands.

    Hi all Reading this thread with interest as I will be in Amsterdam for a couple of days next week and have a day free for biriding. Monitoring Dutch Birding for rare bird info, but as I have neither scope nor car, I was thinking I'd be better concentrating on attempting to track down Black...
  4. J

    BBC Twitching Documentary

    Lee: 'I prefer birds to people' - I totally understand. Respect.
  5. J

    invasion year for waxwings?

    Sean, manc - re the Waxwings in Guildford. Mate of mine in G'ford left me an excited message saying he'd had 10 in Stoke Park yesterday afternoon. Don't know where exactly, and can't get hold of him, but soon as I do I'll post details - sorry the news didn't get out straight away.
  6. J

    Visit Scotland

    Hi Fernando There are lots of good places for birds within easy reach of Dunbar. For more information on where to go, what to see, latest sightings etc, in Lothian, and for the whole of Scotland, look here: [URL="http://www.birdinglothian.co.uk/"] [URL="http://www.the-soc.org.uk/"]
  7. J

    What is the greatest British rarity in the last 50 years?

    The Kinnordy Bittern definitely. Re the '94 Bluetail - truly emotional to see the wee thing back then, but is it the most devalued mega of all time? Or has someone chartered a plane for a Little Egret and is now slightly regretting it?