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  1. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Tell me about it mate!;) I found stuff very frustrating even away from the reedbeds anything i tried to take whether Spotted Flycatchers, Thrush Nightingales or even breeding Fieldfares - as soon as i stopped walking they were off:-@ I intend to return on another trip but with another birder...
  2. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    A few more..... Photographically the trip was disappointing. Apart from the larger raptors and the more common passerines i didn't get a single acceptable picture of any of the specialists and skulkers! I tried believe me but stuff was so elusive. Plenty of songs and calls but just fleeting...
  3. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    A few more from Biebrza including a Cat that thought it was a Lynx...
  4. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Never far out of sight.....or sound at Biebrza were Pool Frogs. The species has now been accepted as a ‘probable’ native species from bone samples and is part of a Breckland ‘reintroduction’ scheme. With good timing here is a link to todays BBC Radio 4’s Living World covering it and associated...
  5. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    You just know you are in Poland when you see these - it hosts 1/4 of Europes' White Storks... Laurie:t:
  6. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Distant at Biebrza but pencilled in as a Greater... Laurie:t:
  7. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Part 2 I will say from the off that i did not break any records with my trip total adding only another 20 species to the final tally. We took a 5 hour train to the home of Solidarnosc at Gdansk for 2 nights, one complete day, on a non-birding hiatus that coincided with the religious festival of...
  8. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Thank you for the kind comments:t: I fully intend to Jos - the Baltic region in Spring is grossly underwatched imo and i have been as guilty as anybody of heading for the Med but the East now beckons. I am always on a downer when back in Blighty and particularly my Bird-denuded Triagle in the...
  9. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    HaHa - I still have a straight-thru drainpipe Kowa.....and a 45degree one - the latter is still a great scope and i still use it for low-light jaunts c/w a superb 22x wide-angle lens:t: Our paths must have crossed as i did the Scillies 81-89:eek!: If ever there was a Purple-patch.....decade...
  10. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Hi all - Now in Swinouje with 2 full days. Not an early start due to the traveling ystda on not only the longest day but my girlfriend’s birthday and she didn’t getto have her first beer until 1830 but we made up for itB (: Missed Icterine Warbler off the list with a single adult seen on a...
  11. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Leaving Gdansk at 8:30 this morning and spending the weekend down at the German border site so will post Sunday night:t: Doing this travelling and the distances means there are 3 days when most of the usable time is spent on the move and although we could have got night trains i wanted to see...
  12. rollingthunder

    Poland 15th- 25th June.....

    Biebrza (a little bit of) Gdansk for Corpus Christi and Swinoujscie on the German border - via Trains, Plane but no Automobile..... Leaving Biebrza Marshes today after 2.5 days at the Bartlawisoz hotel which is situated right on the edge of the National Park about 2km from the village of...
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