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  1. Steve Babbs

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

    I was lucky enough to see a Gurney's, which I saw several times, and I should be grateful but it was a female - still satrt but just not the same - so I still feel like I dipped.
  2. Steve Babbs

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

    New Jersey. One of the top migration spots in the US. Allegedly there used to be a lot of places that were so desperate for workers that some employed people from the UK without a green card. Or so I've heard.
  3. Steve Babbs

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

    '93 was the best year of birding of my life: having spent six months in Thailand and Malaysia, I just couldn't cope with being in the UK so flying out to Cape May for a couple of months was just what the doctor ordered. A great laugh as well as great birding. That's proved the point about old...
  4. Steve Babbs

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

    I'm afraid your cover was blown a little while ago. A little bird(er) told me. The long hair was already a thing of the past by Cape May. I have a photo of the whole '93 Cape May crew which I'd post but I don't want to blow your cover further.
  5. Steve Babbs

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

    A man after my own heart. I was hoping there would be a larger group of young birders to bore with my stories as I advance in years but it's mainly reminiscing with people of around my age (like Britseye) or older or looking through old birding notes or my website.
  6. Steve Babbs

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

    Ancient murrulet. The first year I didn't go because I was tied up with what I thought was going to be the start of a wonderful new career with the RSPB research department. Boy was I wrong about that. The second year, I went and dipped and didn't have the chance again. Looking back from the...
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