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Pondrader
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Feb 09, 2018 09:53 |  #14176

N.V.M. wrote in post #18559692 (external link)
There's a lot of those pesky Canadians around here.

lol ya well.. lol They get into everything those darn Canadians


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Feb 09, 2018 10:19 |  #14177

Trik wrote in post #18559414 (external link)
Must have been a good joke! Super catch, Shooz.


spitfirejd wrote in post #18559544 (external link)
Brilliant!

Thanks ! :-)


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Feb 09, 2018 10:20 |  #14178

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Northern saw-whet owl

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Feb 09, 2018 11:55 as a reply to shooz's post |  #14179

Shooz you are an owl magnet! Well done :-)


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Feb 09, 2018 12:13 |  #14180

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Feb 09, 2018 12:15 |  #14181

Pax2You wrote in post #18560090 (external link)
Shooz you are an owl magnet! Well done :-)

He must be :-D




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Feb 09, 2018 12:47 |  #14182

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Feb 09, 2018 13:35 |  #14183

shooz wrote in post #18559999 (external link)
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Northern saw-whet owl

@ 142mm?? He/she must be almost sat in your lap!


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Feb 09, 2018 15:00 |  #14184

sidknee wrote in post #18560181 (external link)
@ 142mm?? He/she must be almost sat in your lap!

Unfortunately, sitting up in a dark place, but not skittish at all ! I almost had too much lens !


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Feb 09, 2018 15:12 |  #14185

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Feb 09, 2018 15:56 |  #14186

Hope you don't mind me sharing my terrific day with you......

I Decided to take a day off work as the weather forecast said Sun. My Plan was to visit 6 sites in Gloucestershire. On my journey up the M5 the sky turned grey and it started to snow. I almost turned around. However, when I arrived at my first site at Sharpness Docks the snow had stopped.

I saw my first bird a Great Northern Diver. I then moved onto Slimbridge, lots of waders….. Golden Plover, redshank, Curlews, Dunlin, Oystercatchers, water rail, snipe, ruff and a lovely little stint. A Kingfisher constantly flying pass at high speed very low of which I was not quick enough to get a photo.

I then moved onto Arlingham to see the Richards’s Pipit. It was a long muddy tiring trek but managed to get some big crop shots of it. Back to the car something to eat and drink then onto Longford to see the Penduline Tit. The light had got so much better with bouts of sun. It was showing incredibly well and by now was use to people going to see it over the pass 6 weeks. Such a beautiful bird.

Quickly moved onto RSPB Highnam Woods, lots of Nuthatches and a Siskin as well as a G.S. Woodpecker. Then straight down the A48 and spent an hour at RSPB Nagshead in the Forest of Dean where I saw hawfinches, a distant crossbill and a rear end of a wild boar.

Such a great day, 120 miles covered, 41 bird species seen and 500+ photo’s (will probably only keep around 30). My Personal best bird of the day being the Little Stint.

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Feb 09, 2018 15:57 |  #14187

A few more of todays photo's...

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Sibil
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Feb 09, 2018 16:01 |  #14188

You had a great day




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Feb 09, 2018 16:22 as a reply to post 18559938 |  #14189

Thank you Sibil & Docg. Usually they are too far away but I was lucky yesterday. Bob




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Capn ­ Jack
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Feb 09, 2018 16:50 |  #14190

Pippan wrote in post #18559722 (external link)
Well done Jack, Tawneys are really hard to spot, so cryptic and camouflaged.

Thanks!




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