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by loops
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: AGM Weekend - 12-14 Jul 19
Replies: 1
Views: 402

Re: AGM Weekend - 12-14 Jul 19

A successful AGM weekend was had by all who attended this year's event in Yorkshire. Thanks to Paul for enabling our visit. The annual sweepstake on Saturday bagged 90 different bird species, somewhat higher than most anticipated. The bird list will be sent out with the monthly email. Saturday's vis...
by loops
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Fair Isle Obs
Replies: 0
Views: 228

Fair Isle Obs

Just picked this up on the news. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotland-47528602/fire-destroys-fair-isle-bird-observatory https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-47515175 Unfortunately the Obs building was destroyed by fire on the 10th March 2019. Fortunately no one was ...
by loops
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Leighton Moss 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1169

Leighton Moss 2018 - CANCELLED

Due to the weather, the weekend visits to Leighton Moss and Martin Mere have been CANCELLED/ POSTPONED.

We will be getting another date sorted and this will be included in the regular events email.
by loops
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Wessex Stone Curlew update
Replies: 0
Views: 581

Wessex Stone Curlew update

As some of the AGM this year was Stone Curlew related, I thought that there may be interest in how well the birds have done this year. Please click on the link to see an update from Nick Tomalin, who helped look after us for the weekend and gave the talk in the evening. http://www.rspb.org.uk/commun...
by loops
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Cyprus Illegal trapping
Replies: 4
Views: 1630

Re: Cyprus Illegal trapping

Just seen this on the BBC website regarding the illegal trapping in Cyprus http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37557924 Nearly doubling the team of officers to 11 is a step in the right direction, but still too few. It's good to see that people are prepared to volunteer their help, includi...
by loops
Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Ascension Breeding program success
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

more good news for Ascension

I have just seen this article on the BBC news web page confirming that a Marine Reserve will be created around Ascension Island.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35216313

good news for Ascension
by loops
Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Sanctuary Magazine 2015 - Foxglove, Stone Curlews and more!
Replies: 5
Views: 1343

Hmmmm, methinks there may be a bit of bias creeping in here regarding page 74! :lol:
by loops
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Helmand Birding
Topic: All quiet on the Eastern Front
Replies: 3
Views: 2292

good job another bird appeared, I was concerned that you are now adding locust spotting to your list of activities!!! :lol:
by loops
Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Helmand Birding
Topic: Apparently I'm here to work
Replies: 2
Views: 1898

here to work?

Hi, I'm assuming the topic heading is an April Fool's joke??? :lol:

I was assuming that you were out there solely for the birding!

Keep up the reports. :)

L
by loops
Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Sightings Forum
Topic: Possible Irruption of Nearctic Species
Replies: 6
Views: 3113

Neararctic species

Welcome back.

I trust you have a full itinary planned and will be calling on the sevices of the bird guides of the Uk - calling in the promises made during the last tour of your patch! :lol:
by loops
Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Sightings Forum
Topic: AOS CAUGHT ON CAMERA IN CALSHOT!
Replies: 4
Views: 2620

spanish sparrow

lucky that you weren't pulling a sicky from the office!!

Didn't see any evidence of the AOS fleece..... an opportunity to advertise - missed! :shock:

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