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by loops
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Portland weekend 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 246

Portland weekend 2020

I have just spoken to Martin at the Obs and it is highly unlikely that they will be open for residential stays in the near future. With that in mind, I will not be co-ordinating a stay there this year. Our booking is still in place should things change. They are open for day visits but with limited ...
by loops
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Fair Isle Obs
Replies: 0
Views: 1258

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
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Wessex Stone Curlew update
Replies: 0
Views: 1550

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: 2517

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: 1751

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: 2299

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: 3030

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: 2569

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: 4177

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: 3461

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: