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by wot-no-birds
Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Slimbridge WWT - Closed
Replies: 0
Views: 351

Slimbridge WWT - Closed

Whilst the annual RV at Slimbridge, scheduled for 19 Dec, had already been cancelled, for those who may have been able to consider visiting on their own during Dec under Tier rules, you should be aware that the site will remain closed after lockdown 'ends'. Under the orders of Animal and Plant Healt...
by wot-no-birds
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Tices Meadow - 2020 Ringing programme
Replies: 1
Views: 1719

April Nestbox Check Cancelled

The nestbox check scheduled for 15 April is cancelled.
by wot-no-birds
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Ringing within the Services
Topic: Merryfield Airfield - 2020 Ringing Programme
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

April Dates Cancelled

The Ringing Weekend (1 of 5) at Merryfield Airfield scheduled for 10-12 Apr is cancelled.
by wot-no-birds
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Wilding
Replies: 0
Views: 1008

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: 1029

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
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: New President Announced
Replies: 0
Views: 1618

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: 1609

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: 1427

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
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: iPHONE DIGISCOPE ADAPTER
Replies: 5
Views: 3813

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: 4620

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: 2748

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: 5512

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: 2658

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: 2658

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: 4625

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.