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  1. John Gibson2

    Seen in Hong Kong

    Thanks for that Mark. John
  2. John Gibson2

    Seen in Hong Kong

    Help identifying, please. John
  3. John Gibson2

    Bird seen in north Atlanta

    Thanks for that Andrew. It was the black patch on the back that made me uncertain. John
  4. John Gibson2

    Bird seen in north Atlanta

    I saw this bird at the Chattahootchee NR in spring and I have not been able to identify it. Help, please? John
  5. John Gibson2

    Cliffe Pools - future plans info ?

    I suspect the renewed call for an airport in the vicinity will put future development on hold yet again. John
  6. John Gibson2

    Unbroken Pigeon's eggs lying in the garden???

    Over the last four weeks I have come across two instances of a single white egg (pigeons, I assume) just lying on the soil. Both were unbroken although when I disturbed one it broke and revealed that it was rotten. Is this the result of a predator (squirrel maybe) or does the bird have a reason...
  7. John Gibson2

    South Carolina

    Hi, I'm visiting my son in Atlanta in April and am thinking of making a trip into SC for a few days enjoying the State and the wildlife, particularly the birds. We see the choice of possible locations being split between mountains and the coast, both of which have their attractions to us. Have...
  8. John Gibson2

    Airline carry on baggage

    Airline carry-on baggage How do you carry bins, camera, heavy lens, back-up storage and scope/tripod? I wouldn't carry anything valuable and thievable in the baggage hold. What would be helpful, perhaps, would be some arrangement where one could borrow a scope/tripod at the destination in...
  9. John Gibson2

    Where to buy moth-catching devices

    Try Watkins and Doncaster, Hawkhurst, Kent
  10. John Gibson2

    Gambia; practical help

    They look good prices. My only advice is to get a firm quote and make sure your guide knows you intend to stick to it (with perhaps a bonus if you are really satisfied). My experience was that the price kept edging upwards at the slightest opportunity. I don't blame the guides for trying, as it...
  11. John Gibson2

    Google earth Birding

    This looks really great. Well done and thanks. John gibson
  12. John Gibson2

    Finding Lesser-spotted Woodpecker

    Hi John, I'm still very much interested. I'm currently in the Okefenokee Swamp Park in Southern Georgia but I'll be back shortly. I'll contact you then, providing we make it out alive. Regards, John
  13. John Gibson2

    Atlanta area spring migration hot spot?

    Thanks for the info. I'll try to get there during next week. There seem to be a good range of sites to visit in Georgia. John
  14. John Gibson2

    field guides of Gambia

    I second what Steve suggests. I got my book through Amazon which was the cheapest at the time. John
  15. John Gibson2

    Finding Lesser-spotted Woodpecker

    Lsw Thanks for that Ruby. Have a good holiday. Will you be at the Dunge Bash this weekend? Regards, John
  16. John Gibson2

    Finding Lesser-spotted Woodpecker

    Thanks for the offer John. I'll contact you next month if the weather looks favourable and holidays allow. John
  17. John Gibson2

    Extremadura in winter... a weekend trip

    Spainbirds Nice report Santi. It reminds me that I must make time to benefit from your expert guidance again in the future. What a great prize to have won! Best regards, John
  18. John Gibson2

    Finding Lesser-spotted Woodpecker

    Lsw Tudeley Woods near Tunbridge Wells used to be the place near me, where LSWs might be seen. I never did see them, but after John's (et al) inspirational advice I'll try again. However, is Tudeley still a good place to go to? I believe Bedgebury Pinetum used to have lots of Hawfinches but the...
  19. John Gibson2

    Trip to Atlanta Georgia

    Good advice. Thanks. John
  20. John Gibson2

    Trip to Atlanta Georgia

    Atlanta Georgia Hi Doug, Thanks for all the information. It looks to be a really good area with lots of diverse habitats, scenery and wildlife. The details are just what I was looking for. I appreciate the time you spent putting the info together. Best regards, John
  21. John Gibson2

    Trip to Atlanta Georgia

    I'm planning to visit my son in Atlanta, Georgia during March. I'd like to do some birding and see some wildlife and beautiful counryside in the region during the day while he's working. Any suggestions? Regards, John
  22. John Gibson2

    Gambia; practical help

    Hi Donald, After much messing about and retractions and amendments of their (First Choice) various compensation offers and the good offices of Gill at The Daily Telegraph travel legal desk we finally ended up at the Kombo Beach, Kotu. It turned out to be a much better choice than the previous...
  23. John Gibson2

    Gambia; practical help

    Gambia My thanks to all who offered information and advice prior to our visit to The Gambia. We had a great time, saw lots of birds and enjoyed a lot of the sights of Gambia. We decided beforehand to employ the services of Modou Colley as our bird-guide on seeing recommendations on this thread...
  24. John Gibson2

    Gambia; practical help

    Gambia Thanks for the kind thoughts. You are probably right about the wisdom of booking through Gambia Experience. I suspect that First Choice didn't pay enough attention to their arrangements and are now putting all the blame on the respective hotels, whilst apologising profusely. I'm still...
  25. John Gibson2

    Gambia; practical help

    Gambia A cautionary note! We have booked a fortnight at Karaiba Hotel and have just been told that they have overbooked and do we want to cancel or switch to a lower grade hotel, The Ocean Bay. On confirming we would accept and go to the other hotel, one day later we were told that hotel has...