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by wot-no-birds
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Wilding
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Wilding

Just finished reading Isabella Tree's book Wilding - The Return of Nature to a British Farm.

In my opinion this is a must read book for all AOS members.

See https://www.isabellatree.com/books
by wot-no-birds
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: More Birds Than Bullets
Replies: 0
Views: 25

More Birds Than Bullets

Geoffrey McMullan's new book More Birds Than Bullets is released on 30 January 2020 . Details about the book, including pre-order options, can be found at the More Birds Than Bullets website: https://morebirdsthanbullets.yolasite.com/ Geoffrey's other publications can be found on his Discover Nature...
by wot-no-birds
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Slimbridge WWT - Sat 14 Dec 19
Replies: 0
Views: 180

Slimbridge WWT - Sat 14 Dec 19

Meet in car park from 0915. Centre opens 0930.
First port of call will be the café for a bacon/sausage butty.
by wot-no-birds
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: AGM Weekend - 12-14 Jul 19
Replies: 1
Views: 928

AGM Weekend - 12-14 Jul 19

The location and date of the AGM have been changed and the AGM now take place over the weekend 12-14 Jul based on Pocklington, East Yorkshire.

Details TBC but visits to Spurn and Bempton Cliffs are likely.
by wot-no-birds
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: New President Announced
Replies: 0
Views: 595

New President Announced

Message from the Chairman: It is with great pleasure that I can announce that the new President of the Army Ornithological Society is Maj Gen Kevin Abraham CB late RA . A long-standing member of the ABWS and AOS, General Kevin is a very keen birder and looks forward to taking an active role in the S...
by wot-no-birds
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: 50th Anniversary Dinner - London 18 Nov 17
Replies: 1
Views: 884

50th Anniversary Dinner - London 18 Nov 17 - Returns

Please note that returns for the 50th anniversary dinner, complete with payment, are required to be with Hon Sec by no later than Mon 11 Sep.
Thank you.
by wot-no-birds
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Website Maintenance - Update 3
Replies: 0
Views: 530

Website Maintenance - Update 3

Website maintenance was completed today, Fri 1 Sep, and the main website returned to live service c 1700 hrs.
by wot-no-birds
Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: North Norfolk - 4 Jan 20
Replies: 0
Views: 772

North Norfolk - 4 Jan 20

Kick off the new year lists with the annual pilgrimage to Norfolk. Meet at RSPB Titchwell Marsh at 0930 hrs. Note. In a break with tradition the plan changes this year as many attendees now stay locally so don’t need to have breakfast. Meet at RSPB Titchwell Marsh at 0930 hrs. The café opens at 1000...
by wot-no-birds
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: iPHONE DIGISCOPE ADAPTER
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

Sounds quite reasonable to me compared to £700 for an iPhone. Bet the comms aren't good though.
by wot-no-birds
Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Cyprus
Topic: Cyprus Weeklies - Transfer to Blog
Replies: 0
Views: 3266

Cyprus Weeklies - Transfer to Blog

The Cyprus Weekly reports are now being published via the Blog (see http://www.armybirding.org.uk/blog/cate ... as-birding)
by wot-no-birds
Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Adopt a Sooty Tern Scheme
Replies: 0
Views: 1734

Adopt a Sooty Tern Scheme

See the home page (http://www.armybirding.org.uk/) & download the full details.
by wot-no-birds
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Helmand Birding
Topic: Photographs
Replies: 7
Views: 4053

Photographs

A selection of Lesser Spot Finder's photographs are now available to view on Flickr (see http://www.flickr.com/photos/armybirdin ... 058039992/).
by wot-no-birds
Mon May 07, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Sightings Forum
Topic: Help - Contact Calls
Replies: 2
Views: 1927

Contact Calls

Thank you Roger.

I had them down as Linnet at the time but couldn't find that 'buzz' in any of the sound recordings. Don't these birds know how they're supposed to sound?!

I'll keep plodding through the sound recordings for Linnet and Redpoll.

Cheers.
by wot-no-birds
Sun May 06, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Sightings Forum
Topic: Help - Contact Calls
Replies: 2
Views: 1927

Help - Contact Calls

Out this morning on a BTO Nightingale Survey visit. A large flock of finches flew by at treetop height. I do not get a good view but they were generally dull. However, they were making a distinctive 'buzz' contact call and they were not Goldfinches. I have been through most of my own and online soun...
by wot-no-birds
Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: SENDING DEAD BIRDS FOR ANALYSIS
Replies: 1
Views: 3793

Trichomonosis - The Garden Bird Health Initiative (GBHi)

Full details of the GBHi, including factsheets, can be found at the following web site: http://www.ufaw.org.uk/gbhi.php.