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by giles
Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Future Exped/Field Trips Information
Topic: Bird Named Beers
Replies: 2
Views: 2655

Bird Named Beers

Richard's article in the recent news letter about beers named after birds gave me the inspiration to make the following map: or

Hope you enjoy



P.S. Maybe we could expand it to be world wide
by giles
Mon Jul 19, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: Helmand Birding
Topic: Apologies........
Replies: 2
Views: 3618


First of all I must apologise for the lack of posts over the last couple of months; access to the site is becoming increasingly more difficult as the new runway forges ahead. Vehicle access is almost impossible as the road is now closed and you take your life in your hands when you run down as you h...
by giles
Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: Helmand Birding
Topic: Latest from Bastion
Replies: 1
Views: 3002

Latest from Bastion

I have managed to get down to the WWS most afternoons whilst out running. The black winged stilt is regularly there. No sign of the Hoopoe over the last two weeks though. There’s still a lot of work going on and it looks like the new runway is going to go straight over the site as it looks like they...
by giles
Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: Helmand Birding
Topic: Latest news...hopefully with photos to follow
Replies: 3
Views: 3750

Latest news...hopefully with photos to follow

Last week was spent in Lashkar Gah so unfortunately no chance to get down to the site, the only birds seen during my stay were Spanish Sparrows in the flower garden and a couple of collared doves around the HLS whilst waiting for the helicopter back down . Once back in bastion I was eager to get dow...
by giles
Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:17 am
Forum: Helmand Birding
Topic: Handover Complete
Replies: 2
Views: 3522

Handover Complete

The official hand-over of the ‘patch’ and bird guide has taken place with Richard flying off to Cyprus yesterday for a few more days birding before he gets back into the UK to start his tender as the AOS secretary. Richard managed one last trip down to the Waste water site with me yesterday morning ...