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  1. Paul Chapman

    Filthy twitchers - which birds do you regret NOT going for?

    Excellent stuff! :-C And on a day when like a suicidal moth to a flame, I have been staring at Needletail photos:- https://www.birdguides.com/articles/twitching-the-needletail-a-day-to-go-down-in-folklore/ "Dick had rung in at around 12:45 on 24th to report a "large swift with white on" over...
  2. Paul Chapman

    Filthy twitchers - which birds do you regret NOT going for?

    You don't want to start that thread Nick. All the best
  3. Paul Chapman

    Filthy twitchers - which birds do you regret NOT going for?

    John Could you have got there that night? I have it in my memory as breaking after 8pm? All the best
  4. Paul Chapman

    Filthy twitchers - which birds do you regret NOT going for?

    Regrets I have a few......... My first rarity twitch was in summer 1987. My list could definitely be two higher maybe more. Needle-tailed Swift - I did not go for the Hoy bird in 1988 but if I had still been on campus at the time, I may have been on that twitch. I remember my shock on hearing...
  5. Paul Chapman

    Filthy twitchers - which birds do you regret NOT going for?

    RBA ran it as 'an unconfirmed report of a possible Chestnut-sided Warbler' so I didn't give it a crack from Bristol. I rang a friend in Taunton though who connected. It was called into the Flint pager who broadcast the observers' description eg the bright green, wingbars, etc with the observers'...
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